Business Psychology, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
  • Tuition
  • English (take IELTS)
    Language
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This Business Psychology programme at University of Leeds gives you a solid grounding in the business psychology science relevant to consulting and management. You’ll apply modern psychological principles to contemporary organisations and organisational problems, working alongside psychologists to develop your skills in research, problem-solving and consultancy.

About

From change management to designing green workplaces, you’ll develop the skill set to tackle key growth areas. Case studies, workshops and real-world projects will help you build commercial awareness and professional skills. During the course you’ll have the opportunity to gain certification in Occupational Test User: Ability and Personality, which is a valuable tool for selection and development. The Business Psychology course is offered by University of Leeds.

Taught by leading researchers and experienced practitioners among one of Europe’s most influential groups of organizational psychologists, you’ll gain a broad understanding of contemporary organisations to prepare for a career applying business psychology in the public or private sector.

Academic excellence
Leeds University Business School is home to one of Europe’s most influential groups of Organizational Psychologists. Teaching on the MSc Business Psychology is informed by the Socio-Technical Centre (STC), which undertakes research at the cutting edge of Organizational Psychology. The Centre combines expertise in Psychology, Management, Engineering, Environmental Science and Geography to form a thriving research community.

Programme Structure

Compulsory modules:
  • The Psychology of Effective Organisations
  • Personnel Selection and Training
  • Systems Thinking and Consulting Practice
  • 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

  • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Study intensity Part-time, Full-time
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Duration part-time 24 months
  • 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: 100

    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

  • A bachelor degree with a 2:1 (hons) in a relevant subject such as business or a social science subject.
  • Applicants who can demonstrate significant relevant business or psychology coverage as part of a degree in an alternative subject will be considered on an individual basis. Work experience can be an advantage, but is not essential.
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

Funding

We award a range of scholarships to UK/EU and international students. There are several scholarships available for this programme that you may be eligible to apply for.

Scholarships are available to candidates who can demonstrate an excellent academic record and show excellent professional and personal skills.

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.

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