University of Surrey

University of Surrey

Occupational and Organisational Psychology

This course is designed to develop the next generation of evidence-based leaders and practitioners in the field of work and organisational psychology. The programme covers the standards of the British Psychological Society (BPS) for occupational psychology, but importantly reflects the core strengths and interests of the course team: Leadership and decision making, organisational and Human Resource (HR) assessment and quality of working life.

Entry requirements

A 1st or 2.1 Honours degree (or recognised equivalent qualification) in psychology, paired with an interest, understanding and / or experience of work, organisational, and business issues as evident from the application form. Following this screening process, suitable applicants are invited to an interview, either face-to-face or via Skype. Students wishing to go on to the stage 2 qualification in occupational psychology after the programme will require eligibility for graduate basis for chartered membership (GBC) with the British psychological society (BPS). Applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS minimum overall: 6.5, IELTS minimum by component: 6.0.

Course modules

Modules include: Psychological assessment in the workplace; performance, engagement and well-being; organizational behaviour; research methods; the psychology of leadership and decision making; human resource development; advanced research methods for applied psychology.

Assessment methods

Assessment requires students to present a dissertation comprising an original piece of empirical research within an area of work and organisational psychology. This will be approved and supervised by a member of faculty.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,000 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 15,000 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Surrey Guildford GU2 7XH South East

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