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.

Course modules

Example module listing: research methods; organisational behaviour; psychological assessment in the workplace; performance, engagement and well-being; applying psychology to work; human resource development; the psychology of leadership and decision-making; 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.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2018 - 12 Months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Site GU2 7XH South East

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