Graduate Certificate in Applied Health and Business Psychology

Details

Program Code 12272
Graduate Level Postgraduate
Locations
  • Online
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Program Award Rules and Schedules
Mode of delivery Online

Description

This program is an exit-only award from the Master of Applied Health and Business Psychology. The program teaches health and business from a psychological perspective, focusing on developing people skills for effective workplaces.

Why study with us?

The program offers a postgraduate qualification in people skills for effective workplaces, to enhance employment entry and advancement prospects.  Courses are included to enable students from a non-psychology background to effectively complete the program.

Career Opportunities

The program is designed to enhance the career prospects of persons in a range of occupations and may be particularly appealing to psychology graduates who wish to work in psychology but do not wish to seek formal registration.

Study a Language

All domestic students can now enrol in an undergraduate Diploma in Languages alongside their main degree program. This diploma will enhance proficiency in another language or languages, and will increase international career opportunities. Subject to course availability, this additional program will generally add an extra year to studies, and students will graduate with a Diploma in Languages as well as their other degree. Please note that all language courses are held on campus (face to face) at Callaghan.

International students cannot enrol concurrently in the Diploma in Languages alongside their primary program unless they can complete both programs within the duration of their primary program CoE. For more information please contact the ESOS Student Compliance Unit ESOS@newcastle.edu.au.

Admission Requirements

The Graduate Certificate in Applied Health and Business Psychology is an exit award only from the Master of Applied Health and Business Psychology.

Assumed Knowledge

Minimum of a completed 3 year AQF Level 7 Bachelor degree.

Honours

N/A

Professional Accreditation

This program is not recognised by the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC) as a professional qualification for psychology.

International Students

International students can only study the Master of Applied Health and Business Psychology online, and must comply with the University’s English Language proficiency requirements.

Special Needs

Students with disabilities who require reasonable adjustments to undertake their program should contact the Disability Support Service before semester or early in the semester. Some adjustments need up to 4 weeks lead time to organise, so it is imperative that early contact is made. The Disability Support Service and relevant Faculty and School officers will work together to ensure reasonably adjustments are provided in a timely manner.

Please note: All students must fulfil the inherent requirements of the programs and courses they are undertaking. While reasonable adjustments can be made, these adjustments cannot compromise academic integrity. It is the student’s responsibility to check all the requirements of courses & consider the effects of any medical condition or disability on their ability to complete course requirements. Please visit http://www.newcastle.edu.au/service/disabilty for more information.

Recommended Studies

Minimum of a completed 3 year AQF Level 7 Bachelor degree.

Requirements and Structure

To exit with the Graduate Certificate in Applied Health and Business Psychology, students must have successfully completed a minimum of 40 units of study comprised of:

Core:  PSYC6000 and PSYC6050, and
Directed Courses:  20 units at 6000 level of PSYC directed courses

Students have the option of exiting with the Graduate Certificate only if they are admitted to the Masters program on the basis of an AQF Level 7 or 8 completed degree in a non-cognate area.

Course Information

Code Name Availability Units
Complete the following core courses to fulfil the requirements of this program.
PSYC6000 Foundations of Applied Psychology 1 Semester 1 - 2014 (GradSchool)
Semester 2 - 2014 (GradSchool)
10 units
PSYC6050 Foundations of Applied Psychology 2 Semester 1 - 2014 (GradSchool)
Semester 2 - 2014 (GradSchool)
10 units
Directed Courses
Code Name Availability Units
Choose 20 units from from the following Directed Courses
PSYC6110 Psychology Skills in the Workplace Semester 1 - 2014 (GradSchool) 10 units
PSYC6120 Organisational Interventions Semester 1 - 2014 (GradSchool) 10 units
PSYC6130 Influencing People in Organisations Semester 2 - 2014 (GradSchool) 10 units
PSYC6210 Interviewing and Assessment Semester 1 - 2014 (GradSchool) 10 units
PSYC6230 Community Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Semester 2 - 2014 (GradSchool) 10 units
PSYC6250 Health Communications Semester 2 - 2014 (GradSchool) 10 units