Occupational Psychology, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
  • Tuition Fee
    14450 GBP/year
    Tuition fee
    8950 GBP/year
    Tuition fee
  • English (take IELTS)
    Language
University rank #301 (WUR) , | Online
This Master's degree in Occupational Psychology fromBirkbeck, University of London - School of Business, Economics and Informaticsis aimed at those who wish to develop their understanding of people and organisations. You will gain a broad knowledge base in occupational psychology and organisational behaviour.

About

This Master's degree in Occupational Psychology from Birkbeck, University of London - School of Business, Economics and Informatics 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.

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.

Programme Structure

Courses Included:

  • 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
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Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details: As early as possible, but no later than September.
  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Part-time variant
      Evening
    • Duration description

      3 evenings a week full-time or 2 evening a week part-time

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Online
    • Time flexibility
      Fully structured
    • Attendance
      Regular mandatory meetings
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English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    7

    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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Academic Requirements

Entry 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.

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  • You are considered ineligible for admission
  • You need to improve your academic, study, research or language skills
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Tuition Fee

  • International

    14450 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14450 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    8950 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8950 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • Part-time home/EU students: 4475pa
  • Full-time home/EU students: 8950pa
  • Part-time overseas students: 7225pa
  • Full-time overseas students: 14450pa

Living costs for London

684 - 830 GBP/month
Living Costs

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Funding

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