Business Psychology

Study mode:Online Study type:Full-time Languages: English
Deadline: Feb 9, 2022
StudyQA ranking:862 Duration:24 months

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Growing demographic segments within the workplace have necessitated a greater understanding of people skills and a need for staff development. This new program is designed for professionals looking to advance their management skills from a psychological perspective to enhance performance outcomes within the health and corporate business sectors.

A University of Newcastle Master of Applied Health and Business Psychology through the University of Newcastle is for individuals looking to further their competitive edge and develop their career prospects in management. Graduates will be provided with an advanced understanding of human behaviour and how this can be applied to manage workplace relationships.

Our advanced online learning system provides you with the flexibility and support to study anytime, anywhere to balance work, life and study. It’s completely online, so you can achieve your Master of Applied Health and Business Psychology at a time that suits you.

Explore this page and find out if the Master of Applied Health and Business Psychology is for you, what you will study and the advanced career opportunities it can provide.

Description

The Master of Applied Health and Business Psychology is an exclusively online degree designed for professionals looking to advance their management skills from a psychological perspective. This degree focuses on people, personalities and relationships for effective business performance within the health and corporate sectors.

The content of this degree focuses on applied psychology with specialised courses for the corporate business and health sectors. Students will gain an understanding of human behaviour and how this can be applied to manage workplace relationships for performance outcomes.

The degree is offered online to provide a flexible and supportive study environment and is also open to students from a non-psychology background. Those who have studied Psychology courses or a Psychology degree may be eligible for advanced standing.

Why study with us?

Our degree provides a postgraduate qualification for professionals interested in understanding of people, personalities, motivation and effective workplace relationships to advance their career prospects in management and is also open to students with or without a psychology background.

For health professionals, our Master of Applied Health and Business Psychology provides further knowledge of applied psychology to enable you to build effective and positive relationships with clients and patients. You’ll gain some experience in a business environment, an insight to community mental health, suicide prevention and skills to potentially enhance your management career in the health sector.

For corporate professionals, our Master of Applied Health and Business Psychology gives you the specialised skills to become a more effective player in the business management field through the understanding of human behaviour. You’ll gain experience in management processes, interviewing and assessing staff, managing difficult people, difficult situations and how to become an influential person within the business world in order to achieve results.

Career Opportunities

The program is designed to enhance the career prospects of persons in range of occupations, and may be particularly appealing to psychology graduates who wish to work in psychology but do not wish to seek formal registration.

Today, successful managers are required to have a greater understanding of people skills and staff development within the work environment, be flexible and have the ability to enhance performance outcomes for their business.

A Master of Business Psychology offers professionals a specialised program that challenges your approach to leadership and enhances your ability to think from a health or business psychology perspective.

You will develop an understanding and application of applied psychology and how this can be used in strategic management to enhance business outcomes. Professionals have the opportunity to learn, understand and apply specialised theoretical management frameworks and advanced business skills which are transferable to all areas of business.

Students with a three year Bachelor degree (AQF Level 7) in a different discipline area (also called non-cognate discipline) to Psychology are eligible to undertake the 160 unit program which can be completed in 2 years full time or 4 years part time.Students with a three year Bachelor degree (AQF Level 7) in a Psychology discipline (or cognate discipline) are eligible to undertake a 120 unit program which can be completed in 1.5 years full time or 3 years part time.Students with a four year Bachelor degree (AQF Level 8) in a non-cognate discipline or a combination of a three year Bachelor degree in a non-cognate discipline with a Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma (AQF Level 8) also in a non-cognate discipline are eligible to undertake a 120 unit program which can be completed in 1.5 years full time or 3 years part time.Students with a four year Bachelor degree (AQF Level 8) in a Psychology discipline (cognate discipline) or a combination of a three year Bachelor degree in a non-cognate discipline and a Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma (AQF Level 8) in a Psychology discipline (cognate discipline) are eligible to undertake the 80 unit program which can be completed in 1 year full time or 2 years part time. English Language Requirements IELTS band: 7

Accreditation

Not recognised by the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC) as a professional qualification for psychology.

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