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Occupational and Business Psychology Professional Doctorate

Occupational and Business Psychology Professional Doctorate

Key information
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Qualification type

Professional Doctorate

Subject areas

Organisational Psychology

Course type

Research

Course Summary

This course represents a unique opportunity to further develop your skills, knowledge and practice in occupational and business psychology and to achieve a doctoral qualification. Taught at weekends (five days across the year) with flexible outputs, the course is aimed at practitioners working within related fields. Including a range of taught expert sessions on key topics in the area, research methods and evidence-based practice sessions, extensive group supervision and action learning sets with a like-minded group of individuals, this course represents the ideal opportunity for you to achieve professional status in your industry of choice.

There are two elements of assessment:

Professional practice portfolio (25,000 words) consisting of five professional practice review reports, each linked to the five core areas of occupational and business psychology. If you already hold chartered status (CPsychol) you are exempt from this element.

Research thesis (25,000 words) consisting of a research proposal, systematic literature review protocol, reflective practice record and two empirical studies presented as papers (one to include a systematic literature review).

The course is aimed at practitioners working within related fields. Including a range of taught expert sessions on key topics in the area, research methods and evidence-based practice sessions, extensive group supervision and action learning sets with a like-minded group of individuals, this course represents the ideal opportunity for you to achieve professional status in your industry of choice.

Different course options

Part time | Kingston Hill | 5 years | SEP-20

Study mode

Part time

Duration

5 years

Start date

SEP-20

Modules

Wellbeing and work - Core
Work design, organisational change and development - Core
Learning, training and development - Core
Leadership, engagement and motivation - Core
Psychological assessment at work - Core

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£4,327

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£14,500

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

For those who have completed an initial accredited undergraduate degree in psychology and hold GBC (graduate basis for Chartership), the doctoral degree will be mapped onto British Psychological Society (BPS) Stage 2 qualification and Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) requirements. Assessments will be designed to meet the requirements of dual accreditation. Students who have achieved chartered status (CPsychol) as recognised by both the BPS and HCPC are exempt from the Professional Practice Portfolio. All students must be within relevant employment at the time of enrolment. They also need accreditation in MSc Occupational/Business Psychology at Merit or above.

University information

Whatever your reason for wanting to study further, at Kingston they will help make it work. Everyone at Kingston University is passionate about enhancing students’ life chances by helping them make the most of their learning opportunity and equipping them with the skills and knowledge needed in the 21st Century’s demanding workplace. The University collaborates with local, national and international businesses to ensure their research and...more