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

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.

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.
Campus
Singapore
Start dates
March, July, November
Duration
1 year full time | 2 years part time
Study mode
On campus

Subjects

Course Structure

3 trimesters per year

Study Program

Students are required to complete 11 subjects (36 credit points) based on availability and scheduling.

Master of Psychological Science Core Subjects

  • 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

Eligibility & Requirements

Entry Requirements

  • Completion of an AQF level 7 psychology-based bachelor degree at this or another University within the past 10 years.
  • Applicants with a bachelor degree in a subject area other than psychology, or with a psychology-based bachelor degree completed more than ten years ago, will be eligible for entry to the Master of Psychological Science (Majoring in Business Psychology) upon successful completion of the Graduate Certificate of Psychological Science.
  • Information published by JCU or otherwise made available to students when applying, may specify additional criteria to be considered in ranking applicants in order of merit if the number of applications exceeds a quota or other limit on the places made available for the course. Information provided by applicants during the application process and any other information obtained by JCU in the application process may be used by JCU to rank applicants in order of merit by reference to those additional criteria.

For further information please email us at admissions-singapore@jcu.edu.au

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 James Cook University Singapore English Language Preparatory Program (ELPP); or
  • Successful completion of other qualifications completed in English Language deemed comparable to Australian standards within the last two years on a case-by-case basis

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.

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$ 37,236 S$ 38,520

*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 prevailing 7% Goods and Services Tax (GST). Students will pay the tuition fees in equal instalments. The details of the 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: www.cpe.gov.sg

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.

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