Business Psychology, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
  • Tuition
    20500
    Tuition (Year)
    11000
    Tuition (Year)
  • English (take IELTS)
    Language

About

You値l apply modern psychological principles to contemporary organisations and organisational problems, working alongside psychologists to develop your skills in research, problem-solving and consultancy.

From change management to designing green workplaces, you値l 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. Taught by leading researchers and experienced practitioners, you値l gain a broad understanding of contemporary organisations to prepare for a career applying business psychology in the public or private sector.

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.

Students also benefit from our strong corporate connections, as well as links with several leading organizational psychology consulting firms. Recent project partners have included Rolls-Royce, Bentley, Arup, the National Health Service, Network Railand Marks and Spencer.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • 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

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details: 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 ECTS
  • 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) 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.

If you already have a psychology degree, you may like to consider our MSc Organizational Psychology.

Tuition Fee Per Year

  • GBP 20500 International
  • GBP 11000 EU/EEA

Funding

Leeds University Business School awardsa 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 for, including:

  • Masters in Business Psychology International Excellence Scholarship
  • Masters in Business 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.