This BPS-accredited postgraduate distance learning degree will equip you with an excellent level of knowledge and understanding of a broad range of topics in Occupational Psychology, including an appreciation of theory, an awareness of the strengths and limitations of research evidence, and how research can be used to help organisations and its employees. It also provides stage one towards the BPS Qualification in Occupational Psychology.

You will learn how to apply occupational psychology methodologies to solve real-life problems in organisations. Core psychological theories will be illustrated with the latest research and examples of practice. You will develop a range of applied skills including interviewing, evaluation and questionnaire design.

Study Details:

MSc 2 years by distance learning

Module Details:

Year 1


  • Learning, Training and Development
  • Psychological Assessment at Work
  • Work Design, Organisational Change and Development
  • Leadership, Engagement and Motivation
  • Research Methods

Year 2


  • Application of Occupational Psychology
  • Wellbeing at Work

Plus your Empirical Dissertation (10,000 words)

Student Destinations

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UK and EU Students and International Students: MSc: £11,495

Entry Requirements

Second class honours degree in Psychology that confers Graduate Basis for Chartership with the British Psychological Society (BPS).

You must also have some occupational experience.

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