Sheffield University Management School

University of Sheffield

Occupational Psychology

This course can involve a research project in a real-world organisation, which will demand effective communication, negotiation and project management skills.
Recent research projects include a performance management project for a large organisation, working with a company in the insurance sector on change management, and a review of a law firm's reward system. If you're already eligible for the British Psychological Society's (BPS) Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership, you can study for the MSc Occupational Psychology. This degree is recognised by the BPS. It helps you on your way towards chartered psychologist status.

Entry requirements

2.1 Honours degree in psychology or a related discipline. Applicants should also be eligible for the BPS's Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership. English language requirements: Overall IELTS grade of 6.5 with a minimum of 6 in all components

Course modules

Core modules: work design, organisational change and development; applying psychology to work and organisations; leadership, engagement and motivation; learning, training and development; research methods for occupational psychologists; selection and psychological testing in organisations; statistical methods for occupational psychologists; well-being and work; project workshops/dissertation.

Assessment methods

Assessment is through written work, examinations and research dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 10,250 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 19,500 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 10,250 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 10,250 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 10,250 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Site Sheffield S10 2TN Yorkshire and the Humber

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