Bristol, University of the West of England

Bristol, University of the West of England

Occupational Psychology

This programme is aimed at either recent Bachelor graduates or professionals looking to develop and enhance their skills. The course offers grounding in the key skills of an Occupational Psychologist. As well as covering the British Psychological Society (BPS) core curriculum, students will enjoy a particular emphasis on highly transferable practical, professional and employment-related skills and the opportunity to gain course credit through practical work in business and organisational settings.

Entry requirements

Applicants should have either: an Honours degree awarded by a UK institute of higher education of at least lower 2nd status, in psychology or a relevant subject; an Honours degree in psychology and be eligible for the Graduate Basis for Chartership (GBC) for membership of the British Psychological Society (BPS); qualifications deemed equivalent by the course leader.

Course modules

All years: leadership, engagement and motivation; learning, training and development; wellbeing and work; psychological assessment at work; work design, organisational change and organisational development; applying psychology to work and organisations; dissertation in psychology for the MSc route; conducting and evaluating psychological research.

Assessment methods

Assessment includes a variety of formative and summative methods, including case studies and critical essays, pitches and portfolios, videos and interviews. The assessments have been designed to support learning, cover a variety of skills, reflect real world practice, engage students in the learning material, and develop their personal and professional abilities.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Distance learning (full-time) September 2016 GBP 4,020 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Distance learning (full-time) September 2016 GBP 4,020 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MSc Distance learning (full-time) September 2016 GBP 4,020 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Distance learning (full-time) September 2016 GBP 7,250 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Distance learning (full-time) September 2016 GBP 4,020 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Distance learning (full-time) September 2016 GBP 4,020 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Distance learning September 2016 - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Frenchay Campus Bristol BS16 1QY South West

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