As an occupational psychologist you will apply your psychological knowledge, theory and practice to organisational issues in the workplace. You will study how to drive a positive societal change in a professional setting. This Master’s in Occupational Psychology will cover such topics, like diversity training, assessments feature a range of important social themes such as sexism in leadership, workplace racism, corruption, and organisational greenwashing.
Driven by Psychology’s recent move to more open science, the programme will support you to identify, critically engage and synthesise, and apply bodies of evidence in Occupational Psychology. This programme includes a bespoke Evidence-based Practice module designed to enhance your employability and capability of delivering evidence-based practice.
This course is being submitted to the British Psychological Society (BPS) for accreditation.
What you should know about this course
How you will learn
In a typical week, learning takes place through a combination of lectures and seminars. You will be able to discuss and develop your understanding of topics covered in lectures in smaller group sessions.
Contact hours normally take place three days a week and fall between 9am and 5pm, depending on your tutorials.
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Outside of timetabled sessions, you will need to dedicate time to self-study to prepare for coursework, presentations and exams. Our library and online resources will support your further reading and research.
You can also join a range of student societies, including the Psychology Society.
Your overall workload consists of contact hours (lectures, seminars, etc), independent learning, and assessments. For full-time students, the workload should be roughly equivalent to a full-time job. For part-time students, this will reduce in proportion with the number of modules you are studying.
Assessments are varied and may include essays, critical reflections, library reports, presentations, research posters, seen and unseen exams, and practical reports. The final assessment is a dissertation project.
Careers and placements
What sort of careers do graduates pursue?
This MSc in Occupational Psychology supports individuals to experience and develop their understanding of a wide range of domains where psychology impacts the workplace. This course represents Stage 1 towards becoming a Chartered Occupational Psychologist, whilst also opening doors to a number of professional careers in HR, consultancy and business.
Do you provide employability services?
Our services are designed to help you achieve your potential and support your transition towards a rewarding graduate career.
The Employability and Careers Service provides support when you are preparing to apply for placements and graduate roles. It includes CV clinics, mock interviews and employability skills workshops.
Each School also has its own Employability Officer, who works closely with the industry and will provide specific opportunities relevant to your own course.
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