Organizational Psychology, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
  • Tuition
    Tuition (Full programme)
    Tuition (Full programme)
  • English (take IELTS)
The MSc Organizational Psychology at University of Leeds is ideal if you want to work as a practitioner organizational psychologist or academic researcher, and already have a British Psychological Society-accredited degree in psychology or a related discipline.
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  • Key facts
  • Admission requirements
  • Fees and funding


You will gain an appreciation of business management through modules in commercial and professional skills, learning from expert practitioners working within organizational psychology. The Organizational Psychology course is offered by University of Leeds.

The course gives you opportunities to examine individual, group and organizational effectiveness by exploring issues such as selection and assessment, as well as configuring groups and teams. You will also consider the latest topics, including managing innovation, change management and designing complex socio-technical systems.

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Business savvy, with a broad appreciation of the financial, strategic and operational workings of contemporary organizations, our graduates will be strongly positioned to enter careers in the public or private sectors, equally adept as dedicated consulting organizational psychologists or human resource specialists.


Covering the full range of topics required for professional recognition by the British Psychological Society (BPS) and Health Professions Council, the programme incorporates knowledge from related subject areas of business and management studies to provide a more complete picture of the context in which organizational psychologists operate. Graduation from this programme fulfils stage one of the requirements for Chartered Membership of BPS and full membership of the Division of Occupational Psychology.

Programme Structure

Compulsory Modules:
  • The Psychology of Effective Organisations
  • Personnel Selection and Training
  • Design of Complex Human-Technical Systems
  • Organisational Development and Change
  • Managing Performance and Developing Careers
  • Research Design and Analysis
  • Advanced Behavioural Research Design and Analysis
  • Commercial and Professional Skills
  • Dissertation

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details: September 2016
  • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Study intensity Part-time, Full-time
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Duration part-time 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

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Academic Requirements

Entry requirements
  • A bachelor degree with a 2:1 (hons) that is BPS accredited.
  • We accept a range of international equivalent qualifications.
English language requirements
  • IELTS 6.5 overall, with no less than 6.0 in any component.
Documents and information you’ll need
  • A copy of your degree certificate and transcript, or a partial transcript if you’re still studying
  • Two academic references
  • A personal statement
  • An up-to-date CV
  • Evidence of your English language qualifications, if English is not your first language
  • A letter of sponsorship, if you need one.

Tuition Fee Per Full Programme

  • GBP 20000 International
  • GBP 10500 EU/EEA


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