MSc Occupational Psychology
Why choose this course?
- This is an applied programme integrating theory, practice, skills and research.
- The course is designed to acquaint you with psychological perspectives on workplace issues, and to develop a range of transferable skills that will be relevant to the occupational psychology practitioner.
- You will have the opportunity to attain the British Psychological Society's (BPS) Test User: Occupational (Ability; formerly known as Level A) and Test User: Occupational (Personality; formerly known as Level B) Certificates in Occupational Testing.
- You will be able to use some of the best-equipped psychology research facilities in UK higher education.
- You will gain an understanding of occupational psychology within the wider business context through professional practice sessions.
- You will gain the ability to apply psychological theory to workplace settings, and to critically analyse work situations.
- You will develop your problem-solving abilities, your research awareness, and your critical evaluation of research findings.
- You will have the opportunity to join the Work, Well-being and Organisation Research Group (WWORG) and will be encouraged to present your research at relevant conferences.
- Furthermore, you will pick up new competencies in statistics and/or qualitative analyses, and be able to apply research methodologies to work-based investigations.
- The small cohort of students ensures a sense of genuine community and collaboration.
Typical modules may include:
- Human Resource Management
- Counselling in Organisations
- Introduction to Research Methods
- Organisational Change, Development and Employee Relations
- Human Factors in the Workplace
- Professional Practice
- Psychological Assessment and Measurement
- Training in Organisations
- Research dissertation
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