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Organisational and Business Psychology - PCert, PDip, MSc

Organisational and Business Psychology - PCert, PDip, MSc

Key information

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Organisational Psychology

Course type


Course Summary

Kent’s Organisational and Business Psychology MSc 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 MSc 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 MSc 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 | 21-SEP-20

Study mode

Full time


1 year

Start date



The module allows you to develop research skills by working closely with expert researchers or practitioners. You work on a wider programme of research developed by your supervisor, or on a project specific to an organisation (still with close supervision from an academic supervisor).

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

MSc fee : £8300; Pdip fee: £5533; Pcert fee: £2767

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

MSc fee : £19000; Pdip fee: £12670; Pcert fee: £6330

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

Students need final degree classification (grade average) of at least a 2.1 or Merit in the UK system (the second highest classification after First/Distinction). Results from institutions in other countries will be assessed individually according to this standard. However, applicants who do not meet this criterion are still welcome to apply, and their individual circumstances will be considered on a case by case basis. Applicants with undergraduate degrees in psychology and business/management sciences are preferred and those with related social sciences or science degrees are also considered. All applicants are considered on an individual basis and additional qualifications, professional qualifications and relevant experience may also be taken into account when considering applications.