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Psychology (Organisational and Human Factors)

24 months
40500 AUD/year
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Organisational psychologists inspire change and improve people’s experiences in the workplace. Studying the Master of Psychology (Organisational and Human Factors) from University of Adelaide can lead to a fulfilling career delivering professional psychological services to organisations and their people.


The degree offers a combination of coursework, research and industry placements to ensure students graduate with the skills and knowledge required to establish effective procedures and structures in organisations, and to facilitate the development of productive and committed employees, teams and work units. A unique subject in human factors provides an insight into human safety and ergonomics, and over 1000 hours of clinical placements offer the chance to develop practical skills with patients and build professional networks while studying.

Graduates of the Psychology (Organisational and Human Factors) from University of Adelaide are eligible to apply for full registration with the Psychology Board of Australia and meet the entry requirements to the Australian Psychological Society (APS) College of Organisational Psychologists as a full member. 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.

Career Readiness

Organisational psychologists have specialised skills and knowledge in the following areas:

  • change management
  • coaching, mentoring and career development
  • consumer behaviour and marketing
  • human resources program evaluation
  • learning and development
  • occupational health and safety
  • organisational development
  • measuring employee opinions and other workplace research
  • performance management
  • recruitment and selection

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Evidence-based Practice 
  • Professional Practice
  • Psychological Assessment
  • Organisational Behaviour & Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • Contemporary Organisational Psychology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


48 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS: 042771J 

  • Entry is available to graduates with a four-year qualification in Psychology or equivalent (including Honours with a minimum grade of Second Class, Division A and an individually-conducted research project carrying 33% or more of the year's work). The degree must meet the standards set out by the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC), including the accredited sequence in Psychology having been completed within the last 10 years
  • A students' place in the program is contingent on being able to register as a Provisional Psychologist with AHPRA. If you are unable to obtain provisional registration, then you will be unable to continue in the program. The University of Adelaide accepts no responsibility should you be unable to obtain provisional registration after gaining entry to the program. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    40500 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 40500 AUD per year during 24 months.

Commonwealth-supported place: $10,135

Living costs for Adelaide

1328 - 2474 AUD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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