Masters | Postgraduate Course - Business and Organisational Psychology MSc Course Details within Coventry University

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Business and Organisational Psychology MSc

Study Details

MSc 1 year full-time 2 years part-time

  • 12 months full-time
  • 20 months full-time with Professional Experience
  • 24 months part-time

The course provides a sophisticated understanding of applying psychology in business settings, including understanding consumer behaviours, employee engagement and the impact of globalisation on organisational behaviours. 


The course is accredited by the Association of Business Psychology and designed for both home and international students. The course is informed by the academic and professional disciplines of Business, Organisational and Occupational psychology.


To prepare students for the challenges of the global employment market and to strengthen and develop their broader personal and professional skills Coventry University has developed a unique Global Leaders Programme.

The objectives of the programme, in which postgraduate and eligible undergraduate students can participate, is to provide practical career workshops and enable participants to experience different business cultures.

Click here for further details on the Global Leaders Programme.

Module details

  • Work and Wellbeing
  • Psychological Assessment at Work
  • Learning, Training and Development
  • Project Planning and Research Skills
  • Consumer Psychology
  • Leadership, Engagement and Motivation
  • Critical Thinking
  • Business Psychology Literature Review and Business Plan (12-month and blended courses only)

Entry Requirements

The criteria for entry are:

  • an Honours degree in a relevant subject (e.g. Psychology, Business, Social Science or Science), and
  • a lower/upper second or first class award.

Applicants who do not meet one or both of the two criteria above but have relevant experience will also be considered for entry on an individual basis.

Student Destinations

Graduates could work in a variety of settings including human resources, business development, personnel selection, career development, training, marketing, advertising and management.