Occupational Psychology, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
  • Tuition
    14450
    Tuition (Year)
    7950
    Tuition (Year)
  • English (take IELTS)
    Language
  • Overview
  • Programme outline
  • Key facts
  • Admission requirements
  • Fees and funding

About

The degree focuses on discussions of current research, with the aim of encouraging you to engage in critical thinking and reflect on theory and practice. You will also acquire basic applied research skills.

We know you may be juggling many aspects of your life and need flexibility and understanding, so this course is available in a variety of formats. You can study full-time over 1 year or part-time over 2 years, coming into Birkbeck 2 to 3 evenings a week, or you can study part-time over 2 years via network-learning, which is a form of distance-learning with weekend workshops that you attend.

Careers and employability

Graduates go in to careers in psychology, human resources, and management. Possible professions include occupational psychologist, human resources officer, or probation officer. This degree may also be useful within management roles, including management consultant, retail manager, or logistics and distribution manager.

Why study Occupational Psychology at Birkbeck, University of London?
  • Enhance or develop your career in management, human resources, training and development or consultancy.
  • The Department of Organizational Psychology is renowned for its quality teaching and expertise in the delivery of part-time programmes.
  • Flexible study allows you to study full-time or part-time, from home, at work or abroad.
  • Access to an extensive range of electronic resources, including specially prepared texts for each module. Use of the online learning environment with a high level of staff support.

Programme Structure

Core modules
  • Employee Relations and Motivation
  • Leadership and Performance Management (RCP)
  • Learning and Development
  • Life Career Development
  • Research Methods
  • Selection and Assessment
  • Understanding Organizations and Change
  • Work and Well Being

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Study intensity Part-time, Full-time
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Duration part-time 24 months
    • Part-time variant
      Evening
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Online
    • Time flexibility
      Fully structured
    • Attendance
      Regular mandatory meetings
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Academic Requirements

A good honours degree or conversion diploma in psychology giving eligibility for graduate basis for chartered membership with the British Psychological Society.

International entry requirements

International applicants for the 1-year network learning programme will not qualify for a Tier 4 student visa. Students requiring a Tier 4 visa should apply for the full-time programme taught by face-to-face classes with attendance required up to 3 evenings per week.

If English is not your first language or you have not previously studied in English, the requirement for this programme is the equivalent of an International English Language Testing System (IELTS Academic Test) score of 7.0, with not less than 6.0 in each of the sub-tests.

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Tuition Fee Per Year

  • GBP 14450 International
  • GBP 7950 EU/EEA
  • Part-time home/EU students: £ 3975 pa
  • Part-time overseas students: £ 7225 pa

Funding

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