Masters | Postgraduate Course - Organisational Psychiatry & Psychology MSc Course Details within King's College London

Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience
Course Fees
Full time Home/EU fees: £12,300 per year (2019/20)<br /> Full time overseas fees: £28,500 per year (2019/20)<br /> Part time Home/EU fees: £6,150 per year (2019/20)<br /> Part time overseas fees: £14,250 per year (2019/20)
Contact Name
Postgraduate admissions
Tel
+44 (0) 20 7848 7000
Organisational Psychiatry & Psychology MSc

Study Details

MSc One year FT, Two years PT

Our Organisational Psychiatry & Psychology course is unique in the UK and Europe. It draws on contemporary psychological, psychiatric and organisational theory to examine the causes, effects and consequences of mental ill health in the workplace and considers strategies and interventions to improve organisational and individual mental health. It leads to careers in HR, wellbeing, inclusion and diversity, health and safety and consultancy. 

 Key benefits

  • Only course of its kind to be offered in the UK.

  • Focus is on mental health in the workplace.

  • Combines psychological, psychiatric and organisational perspectives. 

Find out more by joining us at one of our Postgraduate Open Evenings

Module details

Required Modules

Courses are divided into modules. Each year you will normally take modules totalling 180 credits. 

You are required to take: 

  • Basic Mental Health (30 credits)
  • Organisational Research Methods (30 credits) 
  • Mental Health in the Workplace (OPP1) (30 credits)
  • Managing Mental Capital & Well-being in the Workplace (OPP 2) (15 credits)  
  • Strategic Interventions for Psychological Well-Being in Organisations (OPP3) (15 credits)
  • Dissertation in Organisational Psychiatry & Psychology (60 credits)
  • Mental Health In The Workplace (30 Credits)
  • Strategic Interventions For Psychological Well-being In Organisations (30 Credits)
  • Basic Mental Health (30 Credits)
  • Organisational Research Methods – 30 credits
  • Managing Mental Capital and Wellbeing in the Workplace (OPP2) (15 Credits) (Module) Term 1
  • Dissertation in Organisational Psychiatry & Psychology (60 credits)

Optional Modules

  • There are no optional modules for this course. 

Required modules - MSc only

  • Managing Mental Capital and Wellbeing in the Workplace (OPP2) (15 Credits) (Module) Term 1
  • Mental Health In The Workplace (30 Credits)
  • Basic Mental Health (30 Credits)
  • Strategic Interventions For Psychological Well-being In Organisations (30 Credits)
  • Organisational Research Methods – 30 credits
  • Dissertation in Organisational Psychiatry & Psychology (60 credits)

Entry Requirements

2:1 Applicants should hold a relevant first degree (minimum 2:1) or an equivalent professional qualification. Experience in the workplace is desirable but not essential.

It is important that applicants for the Organisational Psychiatry & Psychology MSc have undertaken some Psychology modules and Research Methods in their undergraduate qualification - a solid foundation in this Psychology is essential for the demands of this programme.

Student Destinations

Our graduates pursue various careers in the management of mental health policy and services in the workplace, either within HR departments or as organisational consultants offering a range of services from policy development to intervention delivery.