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Graduate Certificate in Psychology of Business and Management
Understand how and why people think and act in business
See how psychology contributes to business. Apply psychological theory to current business practices, learning to make informed decisions and solve problems. Understand what drives consumers, managers, and organisational culture.
Australian Higher Education Loan Program (HELP)
Subjects may require attendance
- 13 Feb 22
- 15 May 22
- 14 Aug 22
- 08 Nov 22
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On completion of the degree students will be able to:
- apply psychological knowledge to evidence-informed business practice
- generate effective solutions through critical analysis, reflective practice and professional reasoning
- critically appraise information and apply it to contemporary business psychology theory and practice
- communicate effectively and appropriately to ensure effective changes in business and management practice
- apply appropriate technologies in identification of relevant evidence
- demonstrate ability for self directed learning and reflective practice
- understand cross-cultural variations in the application of psychological findings to business practice
- apply psychological knowledge to specific business and managerial problems.
Specifically, applicants require a bachelor degree or equivalent qualification.
Work and Life
Applicants without an undergraduate degree will be considered on the basis of at least four years relevant work experience.
If you are applying based on work experience you will need to meet the English Proficiency requirements.
English Proficiency Requirements
If your education degrees were not solely in English, as per the International Handbook of Universities or the World Higher Education database, or you are applying based on work experience you will need to meet the English Proficiency requirements. Admission requires an overall International English Language Testing System (IELTS Academic) (or equivalent test) score of at least 6.5 and competence in all test components (IELTS score of 6.0).
Please refer to the 'Minimum English Entry Requirements' document at https://study.curtin.edu.au/applying/english-language-requirements/.
Applicants are required to meet University academic and English language entry standards; details are provided at: https://study.curtin.edu.au/applying/english-language-requirements/accepted-english-proficiency-tests/
*** Please Note: If any academic or legal document is not in English, you must provide a colour scan of the non-English documents, including a colour scan of the official English translations of these documents. This is for comparison purposes. ***
Credit for Recognised Learning (CRL) is assessed on individual merit and is awarded for different types of learning, for example, studies you have previously completed or for relevant work experience.
Students must be admitted in an award degree of study before lodging their completed CRL application, along with all required supporting documentation for a formal assessment.
To apply for CRL, please visit the Curtin University website: https://study.curtin.edu.au/credit/
It is important to note accepted documentation includes scans of the original Transcripts and/or Award Certificate; front and back; in colour; and original size. For further information see the scanned documents and certification requirements and guidelines.
More information about the policies and procedures related to CRL assessment and appealing a CRL assessment outcome can be found in the Credit for Recognised Learning manual (PDF).
This degree is designed for those employed in business who use psychology in a broader context.
Recommended Study Pattern
Students complete three Psychology subjects and select one business subject from a core list in an area which is of interest.
To qualify for the Graduate Certificate in Psychology of Business and Management, students must complete 4 subjects or equivalent.
You can apply direct through Open Universities Australia.
Once you've checked your eligibility, apply and enrol for this degree following the steps.
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