Organizational Psychology, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
  • Tuition
  • English (take IELTS)
    Language
University rank #133 ,
The professionally-recognised Organizational Psychologycourse, offered by University of Leeds, will provide you with the skills and commercial awareness to apply psychological principles to the challenges faced by organisations.

About

You値l build your knowledge of the psychological science base while gaining an appreciation of business management, learning from expert practitioners within organizational psychology.

You値l examine individual, group and organisational effectiveness by exploring issues such as selection and assessment, and consider the latest topics including managing innovation, change management and designing complex socio-technical systems.

The professionally-recognised Organizational Psychology course, offered by University of Leeds, has a practical focus and thanks to our connections with firms such as Rolls-Royce, Bentley and Marks and Spencer, you値l test your professional skills in real business scenarios. During the course you値l have the opportunity to gain certification in Occupational Test User: Ability and Personality at no additional cost, which is a valuable tool for selection and development.

Academic excellence

You値l learn from an influential group of organizational psychologists, introducing you to the latest thinking from our research centres, the Socio-Technical Centre (STC) and the Workplace Behaviour Research Centre. They undertake research at the cutting edge of organizational psychology and behaviour. The centres combine expertise in psychology, management, engineering, environmental science and geography to form a thriving research community.

Career opportunities

As a graduate of this course you will be business savvy, with a broad appreciation of the financial, strategic and operational workings of contemporary organisations. Our graduates are strongly positioned to enter careers in the public or private sectors, equally adept as dedicated consulting organizational psychologists or human resource specialists.

Accreditation

The course covers the full range of topics required for professional recognition by the British Psychological Society (BPS), the representative body for psychology and psychologists in the UK.

Programme Structure

Compulsory modules
  • The Psychology of Effective Organizations
  • Personnel Selection and Training
  • Systems Thinking and Consulting Practice
  • Organizational Development and Change
  • Managing Performance and Developing Careers
  • Research Design and Analysis
  • Advanced Behavioural Research Design and Analysis
  • Commercial and Professional Skills
  • Dissertation
For more information, please visit the programme website.

                Detailed Programme Facts

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                  International

                  • Applications made after 31.03 will be considered on a first-come first-served basis.
                  • The latest possible application date is 30.06
                • Full-time duration 12 months
                • Study intensity Full-time
                • Credits
                  180 alternative credits
                • Languages
                  • English
                • Delivery mode
                  On Campus

                English Language Requirements

                You only need to take one of these language tests:

                • Minimum required score: 6.5

                  The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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                • Minimum required score (Grade B2): 176

                  The CAE test – or the Cambridge Advanced English – is an exam for applicants who wish to get a Certificate in Advanced English. To receive the Advanced certificate, test-takers must score between 142 and 210 on the Cambridge English: Advanced test. Read more about CAE.

                  Note: degree programmes and applications may require a more specific minimum score for admission.

                • Minimum required score: 92

                  The TOEFL – or Test Of English as a Foreign Language – offers an internet-based test (iBT). The final, overall iBT score ranges between 0 and 120, and includes a scaled average from the four components (reading, listening, speaking, and writing). Read more about TOEFL (iBT).

                Academic Requirements

                You need the following GPA score:

                Required score: Upper Second Class

                Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to Upper Second Class on the UK Honour scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on the UK Honour scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

                Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

                A bachelor degree with a 2:1 (hons) that is BPS accredited.

                Tuition Fee

                Funding

                Leeds University Business School awards a range of scholarships to UK, EU and international students. Scholarships are available to candidates who can demonstrate an excellent academic record and show excellent professional and personal skills.

                There are several scholarships available for this course that you may be eligible to apply for, including:

                • Masters in Organizational Psychology International Excellence Scholarship
                • Masters in Organizational Psychology UK/EU Excellence Scholarship
                • Dean's Excellence Scholarship (UK/EU and International)
                • Leeds Alumni Bursary and Excellence Scholarship

                StudyPortals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.