Master of Psychology (Organisational and Human Factors) ( MPsych(OrgHumFactors))

Program Code

MPOHF

Program Minimum Units

48

Standard Duration

2 Years

Program Faculty

AQF Level

09

Academic Year

2017

Special Notes

These Program Rules should be read in conjunction with the University's policies (http://www.adelaide.edu.au/policies).

Overview

The Master of Psychology (Organisational and Human Factors) is designed to provide theoretical and practical skills in core areas to meet formal requirements for entry to the profession (as determined by the Australian Psychological Society and its College of Organisational Psychologists). The study of Organisational Psychology and Human Factors is concerned with identifying and applying scientific solutions to human problems at work and in other places, so as to optimise human resources and enhance organisational effectiveness and employee wellbeing. The overall objective is to produce congruence between worker and organisational demands. The combination of organisational psychology and human factors is a distinctive feature of this program.
Successful completion of the program will enable graduates with an advanced level of training in organisational psychology to apply for full registration of the Psychology Board of Australia (PsyBA); to apply for membership of the Australian Psychological Society (APS); and apply for membership of the College of Organisational Psychologists of the APS and / or endorsement in Organisational Psychology with the PsyBA.
The Master of Psychology (Organisational and Human Factors) is an AQF Level 9 qualification with a standard full-time duration of 2 years.

Conditions

Condition of Enrolment
Interruption of program: Students must apply for permission from the Head of School before taking a Leave of Absence. Any extension of the leave without approval will result in the loss of place in the program but an application may be made to be re-admitted to the program subject to the admission procedures in place at the time.

Academic Program Rules for Master of Psychology (Organisational and Human Factors)

There shall be a Master of Psychology (Organisational and Human Factors).

Qualification Requirements
Academic Program: 

To qualify for the degree of Master of Psychology (Organisational and Human Factors), the student must complete satisfactorily a program of study consisting of the following requirements with a combined total of not less than 48 units:

  1. Core courses to the value of 21 units
  2. Research equivalent courses to the value of 15 units in the form of a research project
  3. Work based training / extra mural studeies to the value of 12 units