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Master of Psychology (Organisational and Human Factors)

  • Masters (Coursework)

Organisational psychology is the science of people at work.

Key details

Degree Type
Masters (Coursework)
2 years full-time
Course Code
3CM088, 042771J
Intake Months
International Fees
$46,500 per year / $93,000 total

About this course

Make a difference to the world of work

Organisational psychology is the science of people at work. Organisational psychologists aim to improve productivity and wellbeing in the workplace by focussing on organisational development, recruitment and assessment, performance management and appraisal, teamwork, training and development, leadership and talent management, work stress, organisational culture, career development, and human factors and ergonomics.

Our Master of Psychology (Organisational and Human Factors) is one of only five organisational psychology degrees currently available in Australia. Our program provides the professional knowledge needed to practise as a registered psychologist, with a focus on work and organisations.

Inspire change and improve people's experiences in the workplace

Our Master of Psychology (Organisational and Human Factors) provides the knowledge and skills needed to practise as a registered psychologist.

Studying Organisational and Human Factors can lead to a fulfilling career delivering professional psychological services to organisations and their people. Organisational psychologists have a range of career opportunities in change management, human resources, human factors, workplace advice and advocacy, consumer behaviour and marketing, and other areas.

Note. Entry to this degree is competitive and strict quotas apply.

Master of Psychology students have the option to complete the Master and a PhD (Doctor of Philosophy) concurrently, and receive two parchments at completion of both degrees. The Master of Psychology can be in Clinical, Health or Organisation and Human Factors. See the related degrees section for more information.

This degree is only available in blended mode and on-campus attendance is required. If you are a continuing student in the degree and are unable to attend campus, please contact your program coordinator for program advice.

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Study locations

North Terrace

North Terrace Campus

Course structure

Students enrolled in full-time study will complete seven courses of study and one placement during the first year and two further placements and the research project during the second year. The research thesis is in the form of a literature review and a research article of a specified length.
For details, visit: Master of Psychology (Organisational and Human Factors) study plan

Graduate outcomes

Graduate satisfaction and employment outcomes for Psychology courses at University of Adelaide.
Employed full-time