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Occupational Health Psychology MRes

Key information
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Qualification type

MRes - Master of Research

Subject areas

Occupational Health Occupational Psychology Clinical Psychology Environmental Health / Safety

Course type

Research

Course Summary

Birkbeck's MRes in Occupational Health Psychology is the only one of its kind offered in the UK.

This research degree, run by Birkbeck's Centre for Sustainable Working Life, combines advanced education in applied research and professional development with the opportunity to conduct real-world research under the guidance of world-leading academics. Assessment is 100% coursework in Year 1 and research in Years 2 and 3, culminating in a doctoral thesis.

The programme will appeal to those in the UK and Europe who are looking to develop, advance or change careers in occupational health psychology and management or in an associated area.

Indicative areas of research conducted under the auspices of the Centre for Sustainable Working Life include:

  • Assessment and coaching
  • Chronic illness - including cancer and PTSD - and working life
  • Health and safety management
  • Healthcare
  • High performance occupations such as the performing arts (eg musicians, dancers, actors)
  • Occupational and social psychology
  • Occupational epidemiology
  • Organisational communication and relationships
  • Organisational risk management
  • Psychosocial approaches to occupational health
  • Stress in the workplace and work-life balance
  • Sustainable health and wellbeing in the workplace

Different course options

Study mode

Part time

Duration

4 years

Start date

OCT-20

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

Part-time home/EU students, Year 1&2: £4725 pa; Year 3&4: £2296 pa. The tuition fee indicated here is for 2019/20. The tuition fee for 2020/21 is subject to an inflationary increase.

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

Part-time international students, Year 1&2: £7600 pa; Year 3&4: £6375 pa. The tuition fee indicated here is for 2019/20. The tuition fee for 2020/21 is subject to an inflationary increase.

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Good first degree or Master's qualification in a relevant subject area. Applicants who do not hold a Master's degree in a relevant subject may be required to take some MSc modules.

University information

With a history that dates back 200 years, Birkbeck, University of London is unique in that it delivers its near-300 postgraduate courses in the evenings, enabling students to work or focus on other commitments during the day. Courses can be studied full-time or part-time and some can be studied through distance learning. Birkbeck is one of the world’s leading research universities and provides its 700 postgraduate research student with a...more

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