Graduate Diploma in Applied Health and Business Psychology (Exit Only)

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Details

Program Code 12271
Graduate Level Postgraduate
Locations
  • Online
Contributing Schools and Faculties
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Program Award Rules and Schedules
Mode of delivery Online through WebLearn GradSchool.com

Description

Please note that the Master of Applied Health and Business Psychology (Program Code 12270) will not be taking any new applications from 2015.

Interested applicants should refer to the Master of Business Psychology (Program Code 12394). For more information about the Master of Business Psychology please follow the link below: http://gradschool.edu.au/programs/details/master-business-psychology-12394

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 effective 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 Diploma 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 commencing their studies or early in their first trimester. 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 reasonable 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/current-students/support/disability-support for more information.

Recommended Studies

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

Requirements and Structure

To exit with the Graduate Diploma in Applied Health and Business Psychology, students must have successfully completed a minimum of 80 units of study comprised of:

Core:  PSYC6000, PSYC6050, PSYC6110 and PSYC6210, and
Directed Courses:  20 units at 6000 level Directed Psychology courses
Directed Courses:  20 units at 6000 level

Students have the option of exiting with the Graduate Diploma only if they were admitted to the Masters program on the basis of a 3 or 4 year bachelor degree (AQF 7 or 8) in a non-cognate area; or on the basis of a 3 year bachelor degree (AQF 7) with a minor (minimum equivalent of 40 units of study) in Psychology.

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 - 2015 (GradSchool)
Semester 2 - 2015 (GradSchool)
10 units
PSYC6050 Foundations of Applied Psychology 2 Semester 1 - 2015 (GradSchool)
Semester 2 - 2015 (GradSchool)
10 units
PSYC6110 Psychology Skills in the Workplace Semester 1 - 2015 (GradSchool) 10 units
PSYC6210 Interviewing and Assessment Semester 1 - 2015 (GradSchool) 10 units
Directed Courses
Code Name Availability Units
Choose 20 units from the following Directed Courses, or from Directed Psychology Courses not already taken.
GSBS6001 Managing Under Uncertainty Trimester 1 - 2015 (City Precinct)
Trimester 1 - 2015 (Sydney Bathurst)
Trimester 1 - 2015 (GradSchool)
Trimester 2 - 2015 (City Precinct)
Trimester 2 - 2015 (Sydney Bathurst)
Trimester 2 - 2015 (GradSchool)
Trimester 3 - 2015 (City Precinct)
Trimester 3 - 2015 (Sydney Bathurst)
Trimester 3 - 2015 (GradSchool)
10 units
GSBS6003 Globalisation Trimester 1 - 2015 (City Precinct)
Trimester 1 - 2015 (Sydney Bathurst)
Trimester 1 - 2015 (GradSchool)
Trimester 2 - 2015 (City Precinct)
Trimester 2 - 2015 (Sydney Bathurst)
Trimester 3 - 2015 (City Precinct)
Trimester 3 - 2015 (Sydney Bathurst)
Trimester 3 - 2015 (GradSchool)
10 units
GSBS6007 Managing Human Resources in International Organisations Trimester 1 - 2015 (City Precinct)
Trimester 1 - 2015 (Sydney Bathurst)
Trimester 2 - 2015 (City Precinct)
Trimester 2 - 2015 (GradSchool)
Trimester 3 - 2015 (Sydney Bathurst)
10 units
GSBS6012 Entrepreneurship and Innovation Trimester 2 - 2015 (GradSchool)
Trimester 3 - 2015 (City Precinct)
10 units
GSBS6040 Human Resource Management Trimester 1 - 2015 (City Precinct)
Trimester 1 - 2015 (Sydney Bathurst)
Trimester 1 - 2015 (GradSchool)
Trimester 2 - 2015 (City Precinct)
Trimester 2 - 2015 (Sydney Bathurst)
Trimester 2 - 2015 (GradSchool)
Trimester 3 - 2015 (City Precinct)
Trimester 3 - 2015 (Sydney Bathurst)
Trimester 3 - 2015 (GradSchool)
10 units
GSBS6190 Human Resource Development Trimester 1 - 2015 (City Precinct)
Trimester 2 - 2015 (GradSchool)
Trimester 3 - 2015 (City Precinct)
10 units
GSBS6484 Corporate Governance & Social Responsibility Trimester 1 - 2015 (GradSchool)
Trimester 2 - 2015 (City Precinct)
Trimester 2 - 2015 (Sydney Bathurst)
Trimester 3 - 2015 (Sydney Bathurst)
Trimester 3 - 2015 (GradSchool)
10 units
HPRO6715 Foundations of Health Promotion Semester 1 - 2015 (GradSchool) 10 units
HPRO6900 Health Program Evaluation Semester 2 - 2015 (GradSchool) 10 units
INFT6304 Project Planning and Management Trimester 2 - 2015 (Callaghan)
Trimester 2 - 2015 (GradSchool)
10 units
MEDI6130 Basis of Drug/Alcohol Problems Semester 2 - 2015 (GradSchool) 10 units
MEDI6295 Managing Challenging Behaviours: Psychological Solutions Semester 1 - 2015 (GradSchool) 10 units
Choose 20 units from the following Directed Psychology Courses.
PSYC6120 Organisational Interventions Semester 1 - 2015 (GradSchool) 10 units
PSYC6130 Influencing People in Organisations Semester 2 - 2015 (GradSchool) 10 units
PSYC6230 Community Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Not currently offered 10 units
PSYC6250 Health Communications Not currently offered 10 units