You will develop skills and knowledge in workplace counselling, psychological assessment, facilitation and consultancy, human resource management, program evaluation and training. If you are a practitioner and are currently working or wanting to work in public, private and community sector organisations in a range of developmental roles, this degree will suit you. This program is accredited with the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC).
The Master of Organisational Psychology is offered full-time or part-time at the Mt Gravatt campus.
Students enrolling in the Master of Organisational Psychology are required to complete coursework, supervised placements and a research project.
Coursework: You are required to attend approximately 3-6 hours of scheduled classes per week.
Placements: 1000 hours of supervised work experience (conducted off-campus) is a component of this program.
Research Project: During your enrolment in the research component of this program, it is expected that you will be able to work independently for most of the time. The requirement for on-campus attendance is relatively flexible and unstructured. However, you will be required to meet regularly with your supervisor and it is recommended that you discuss the on-campus attendance requirements with your supervisor at the start of the Research Project.
To be classed as a full-time student, you are required to enrol in a minimum number of credit points each standard study period. The minimum credit points for full-time enrolment in this program is 30 credit points.
Trimester 1 and Trimester 2 are deemed standard study periods. As Trimester 3 is a non-standard study period, continuing students moving from one year to the next will not be required to study during this trimester to be eligible for student income support.
Domestic students who commence in Trimester 3 may be eligible for student income support from the onset of study provided they are enrolled full-time in this study period.
Please refer to the Australian Government website for more details.
Students will require approval from the Master of Organisational Psychology Program Director or nominee from the School of Applied Psychology to take a leave of absence. The period of leave will normally not exceed one year.
Students who have discontinued enrolment in the Master of Organisational Psychology and who are not on an approved leave of absence are required to seek approval for readmission to the program from the Head of School, School of Applied Psychology or nominee. Readmission to the program is not guaranteed and will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
Work-integrated learning activities (professional placements) integrate theoretical learning with its application in the workplace. The inclusion of work-integrated learning activities in the degree program demonstrates Griffith's commitment to preparing its graduates for success in their working life.
In this program you will spend time in the work/professional environment undertaking placements at various locations. Placements may be outside of the Brisbane metropolitan/Gold Coast area including northern New South Wales and (by negotiation) interstate or overseas.
You will find employment in a wide range of areas such as human resource management, management consulting, psychological assessment, recruitment and selection, training, vocational counselling and life or workplace coaching.
The Master of Organisational Psychology is accredited by the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC).
The Psychology Board of Australia recognises graduates of this award for registration as a Psychologist.
There are placements associated with this program. Students should refer to the checklist of pre-placement and placement requirements for their Health discipline on the Fit for Placement website for full details of the requirements regarding clinical placement to ensure that they meet eligibility for placement.
Note: In the event that there is a difference between the contents published on the Fit for Placement website and the program-specific information published on the Degree and Career Finder/Programs and Courses websites, or where information published on the Fit for Placement website is not in accordance with University Policy, the Degree and Career Finder/Programs and Courses website contents and University Policy shall override the information on the Fit for Placement website.
The Master of Organisational Psychology can articulate to the Doctor of Philosophy in Organisational Psychology (6027).
The indicative annual tuition fee is calculated based on a standard full-time study load which is usually 80 credit points.
The indicative annual tuition fee is based on current conditions and available data and should only be used as a guide. These fees are reviewed annually and are subject to change.
|Year of study||Fee category/Band||Fee per CP||Tuition fee 80cp|
|2020||Fee Band 21.5||$268.75||$21,500.00|
|2019||Fee Band 20.5||$256.25||$20,500.00|
If a postgraduate student changes to a different program they will be subject to the approved program fee for the trimester in which they are enrolled.
This postgraduate program has Commonwealth Supported Places. If you are eligible, the Australian Government will contribute to the cost of this program but you will also be required to make a contribution.
Quotas are applied for admission to the Commonwealth Supported Places. Where demand exceeds the number of available places, not all eligible applicants who meet minimum program entry requirements may be offered a place. Assessment for admission is based on meritorious performance. If you are not successful in gaining a Commonwealth Supported Place, you may be eligible for a Fee-Paying Postgraduate place.
This program has been approved by the Australian Government for student income support (for example, Youth Allowance and Austudy). Students should contact Centrelink for more information about their eligibility for student income support payments.