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Organisational Psychology MSc, PDip, PCert

Organisational Psychology MSc, PDip, PCert

Key information

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Organisational Psychology

Course type


Course Summary

This course develops your theoretical and research-based knowledge of social and occupational psychology to enhance your understanding of workplace behaviour. It offers you a pathway to a career as a practitioner or academic researcher in the field of organisational psychology. Flexible PDip and PCert options are available for working professionals. This programme brings together aspects of psychological research into applied, social, and organisational psychology modules from Kent's School of Psychology with modules on organisational behaviour and people management from Kent Business School. This course provides insights into the psychology of selection and assessment, methods and statistics, employee wellbeing, entrepreneurship and people management. The programme will develop your understanding of the contextual forces within organisations and the role of organisational psychology, including political, environmental, technical, social and legal.

Different course options

Full time | Canterbury Campus | 1 year | SEP

Study mode

Full time


1 year

Start date



The focus of this module is on helping you develop the skills for working in an innovative environment as a social scientist. Innovation has become important to organisations and the practice of hypothesis-driven or Lean Innovation provides a unique role for the social scientist within start-ups and large organisations. During this module, you learn about the theory and practice of Lean Innovation. You also work on validating business ideas as part of a team. You are partly assessed on how well you work in a team to develop, test and validate an innovative business idea. You also write a business report about the processes you follow and the validation work you do.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

To be confirmed.

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

To be confirmed.

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

Students need to have an upper second class undergraduate degree or equivalent. The undergraduate degree will either be from psychology, management sciences, or a related psychology discipline. All applicants are considered on an individual basis and additional qualifications, and professional qualifications and experience will also be taken into account when considering applications.