24 months
40900 AUD/year
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Upon completion of this Master of Industrial and Organisational Psychology course from The University of Western Australia, you will gain specialised, highly developed skills in assessment, treatment and intervention, and research, required for accreditation and registration. 

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The Master of Industrial and Organisational Psychology course from The University of Western Australia is a two-year full-time psychology course that includes nine coursework units, a research project and 1000 hours of practical placement spread over three different settings.

Industrial and Organisational Psychology is a specialist area that applies psychological knowledge and skills to workplaces with the aim of improving organisational effectiveness and the quality of work life. 

The specialty focuses on deriving principles of individual, group and organisational behaviour and applying this knowledge to the solution of problems at work.

The skills developed are in line with the essential core capabilities and attributes required by the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC) and the Australian Psychological Society’s (APS) College of Organisational Psychologists for postgraduate professional courses.

Career Pathways

This course is designed to lead graduates to professional registration with the specialist title of Organisational Psychologist.

In the workplace graduates from this course play a number of critical roles generally associated with employee and organisational performance. Specific areas of practice of Industrial and Organisational psychologists include:

  • Recruitment and selection
  • Learning and development
  • Leadership and talent management
  • Change management
  • Workplace research and analysis
  • Occupational health and safety
  • Performance management
  • Wellbeing and stress
  • Human factors

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research Methods in Applied Settings 
  • Assessment and Selection 
  • Organisational Development and Change  
  • Human Factors
  • MIOP Professional Practice and Ethics  
  • MIOP Practical Placement 
  • Psychology of Training 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


96 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS CODE: 077549D  

  • To be considered for admission to this course an applicant must have—an accredited bachelor's honours degree in psychology with at least an upper second class Honours (2A), or an equivalent qualification as recognised by UWA.
  • Applicants must be eligible for provisional registration as a psychologist with the Psychology Board of Australia, which includes meeting the Board's English language registration standard.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    40900 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 81800 AUD for the full programme during 24 months.
  • National Commonwealth supported students: $8,825.24

Living costs for Perth

1328 - 2367 AUD /month
Living costs

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


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