Degree & Masters Courses & Study in Singapore Courses Master of Psychological Science (Majoring in Business Psychology)

Master of Psychological Science (Majoring in Business Psychology)

Master of Psychological Science (Majoring in Business Psychology)

Course overview

James Cook University’s Master of Psychological Science (Majoring in Business Psychology) equips learners to understand the human dimension of the challenges they will face as current or future leaders.

The programme core has a strong focus on application of psychological principles to solving problems and achieving desired outcomes across a variety of organisational and professional settings, while the business psychology major applies psychological theory and research practice to core business activities such as management, human capital, and marketing.

Graduates will be equipped with the knowledge and skills to perform effectively across a range of business functions, particularly as leaders and managers.

The Master of Psychological Science (majoring in Business Psychology) program at Singapore Campus of James Cook University is accredited by ABP (Association of Business Psychology), UK. This accreditation affirms the university’s commitment to delivering exceptional education and alignment with international standards and best practices in the field of Business Psychology.

Campus
Singapore
Intakes
Trimester: January*, May, September
Carousel/Block**: N.A
Duration
16 months full-time | 32 months part-time (Commencing in Trimester)
Study Mode
On campus













*In 2024, the intake will commence in February
**Carousel/Block intakes are for commencing students only, subsequently, students will progress with the trimester.

Subjects

Course Structure

4 subjects in Trimester

Study Program

Students are required to complete 15 subjects (48 credit points):

Master of Psychological Science Core Subjects

  • Biological, Behavioural, and Cognitive Psychology
  • Social and Organisational Psychology
  • Individual Differences and Lifespan Development
  • Foundations of Research Methods and Statistics
  • Leadership, Creativity, and Innovation
  • Persuasion and Communication Skills
  • Contemporary Skills for Professionals
  • Research Methods for Project Planning and Evaluation
  • Major Project

Business Psychology Major Subjects

  • Organisational Systems: Teams and Culture
  • Personnel Assessment, Selection, and Development
  • Organisational Justice, Motivation, and Emotion
  • Workplace Psychological Health
  • Enhancing Performance and Enabling Change
  • Consumer Psychology

For a comprehensive listing and outline of the respective course subjects, please click here.

Eligibility & Requirements

Entry Requirements

  • Completion of an AQF level 7 bachelor degree at this or another University within the past 10 years; or
  • Other qualifications/experience deemed to be equivalent, as approved by the Deputy-Vice Chancellor, Division of Tropical Health and Medicine.

For further information please email us at [email protected]

English Requirements

  • Applicants of non-English speaking backgrounds must meet the English language proficiency requirements of IELTS 6 (no component lower than 6.0) / TOEFL (Internet Based) 74 (no component less than 18) / Pearson PTE Academic 52 (no component less than 52); or
  • Satisfactory completion of relevant level/s of James Cook
    University Singapore English Language Preparatory Program (ELPP); or
  • Successful completion of other qualifications completed in English Language deemed comparable to Australian standards on a case-by-case basis in accordance to JCU admissions guidelines.

Advanced Standing

  • Students may apply for credit for previous tertiary study in accordance with the Credit Transfer Procedure. Credit will be granted only for subjects completed in the 10 years prior to the commencement of this course.
  • Those applicants who have an AQF level 7 psychology-based degree, are eligible to be credited 12 credit points for the four core subjects:
    Biological, Behavioural, and Cognitive Psychology
    Social and Organisational Psychology
    Individual Differences and Lifespan Development
    Foundations of Research Methods and Statistics

Career Outcomes

The Master of Psychological Science (Majoring in Business Psychology) equips learners to understand the human dimension of the challenges they will face as current or future leaders. Graduates will be equipped with the knowledge and skills to perform, lead, and manage effectively across a range of business functions, such as operations, marketing, human capital, and customer relations.

Tuition Fees

Domestic** International
S$ 53,546.25 S$ 55,290.25

**Fees apply to all Singapore residents (Singapore Citizens, Permanent Residents and all pass holders excluding those holding a Student Pass).

Note:

  • All course fees include the corresponding Singapore Goods and Services Tax (GST), which is 9% in 2024.
  • The details of the instalment breakdown will be provided in your Student Contract. Please contact us for further details.

Note: International students in Singapore on a Student Pass are not permitted to work. For more information please visit http://www.ica.gov.sg.

James Cook University is EduTrust Certified. The EduTrust certification scheme is administered by the Committee for Private Education (CPE), a part of SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG). EduTrust requires all students to be covered under a Fee Protection Scheme. In James Cook University, this is provided through an insurance protection scheme. Further, EduTrust also requires that the students must be covered under a medical insurance coverage which has provision for hospitalisation, surgery and treatment costs throughout their course duration. James Cook University will advise in the Standard Student Contract the total amount of insurance payable.

For more details please visit the Committee for Private Education (CPE), a part of SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG) website: https://www.skillsfuture.gov.sg/pei

Disclaimer
Although James Cook University endeavours to ensure the accuracy of this information, there is no guarantee it will remain accurate all year. Applicants are advised to confirm program details with the appropriate school before making an application.