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Undergraduate subject

Workplace Psychology

01 December 2023

Studying Workplace Psychology at UC teaches you to apply psychological practice to the workplace. It will help you understand employee attitudes and behaviour. Learn more.



Workplace Psychology


Apply psychological practice to the workplace to understand the needs and impact of employee attitudes and behaviours on organisational performance.

You will also examine multiculturalism in the workplace and learn how to build diverse teams and working relationships.

Workplace Psychology

Workplace Psychology

What will my study involve?

  • Explore common psychological trends and experiences at the workplace - burnout, stress, recognition - and the research behind causes, effects, and solutions.
  • Learn how to work with individuals and groups in the workplace to support their growth and wellbeing.
  • Learn to identify and apply methods and tools used in organisational psychology.
  • Through a final-year professional practice course, labs, and self-reflection, you can work on your emerging professional skills.

Workplace Psychology

Career opportunities

Studies on business culture and psychology will make you highly valued in every sector, as we spend large quantities of our daily lives at the workplace.

Your knowledge around cause and effect on people's wellbeing will also prepare you for roles in coaching others, managing changes and strategies, and working with a diverse culture of people.

Career pathways could include:

  • industrial and organisational psychology
  • management
  • human resources
  • professional training and development.

Find out more about what you can do with a degree from UC.

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