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MSc Organisational Psychology

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Study mode

Full time

Duration

12 months

Start date

19-SEP-22

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Organisational Psychology

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Course description

This advanced course gives you a route into occupational psychology that is accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS).

Take the psychological principles and theories you learned in your graduate degree and apply them to the world of work

Build theoretical understanding and research skills required by the Division of Occupational Psychology of the BPS in the following seven areas:

  • Psychological Assessment at Work
  • Learning, Training and Development
  • Leadership, Engagement and Motivation
  • Well-being and Work
  • Work Design, Organisational Change and Development
  • Research Design, Advanced Data Gathering and Analytical Techniques
  • Applying Psychology to Work and Organisations

BPS Occupational Test User (Level A and B) training included in the tuition fees
Prepare for a career as an internal consultant in large commercial or industrial organisation, the Police or the NHS, or as a management consultant.

The course runs over one year and comprises two taught semesters plus a research dissertation. The taught modules use a variety of teaching methods, including lectures, group work, case studies and practical exercises, and are assessed using a range of techniques, including examinations, essays, applied coursework and presentations.

Coursework and assessment

Assessment across the course units varies, and includes a combination of examinations, report, course work, practical assessments and presentations. A dissertation of around 15,000 words is normally undertaken.

Career opportunities

The majority of graduates pursue the practical experience required to become Chartered Occupational Psychologists. This is usually carried out within consultancy firms or within specialist sections of large organisations. Graduates are employed as internal consultants in large commercial and industrial organisations, in HR departments, in the Police, the NHS and as management consultants.

Modules

To introduce students to quantitative and qualitative research methods; To provide a grounding in qualitative methods and analysis; To provide a grounding in survey methods and survey research design; To provide a grounding in Factor Analysis and basic statistical techniques for analysing correlation and group difference
Selection and Assessment in Organisations (15 Credits) - Core

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)

£13,500

International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

For this course (per year)

£24,500

Entry requirements

We require a First or Upper Second class honours degree (2:1, with 60% average) from a UK university or the overseas equivalent. To be admitted to this British Psychological Society (BPS) accredited programme, your first degree must be recognised by the BPS as providing the Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership (GBC) of the BPS . You will need to provide evidence that you have GBC or are eligible for GBC. Please visit the BPS website for further information and to start a membership application. Please send proof of your membership to the Admissions Office.