Masters | Postgraduate Course - Occupational and Organizational Psychology MSc Course Details within University of Surrey

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Occupational and Organizational Psychology MSc

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MSc Full-time: 12 months


Here you will learn from academics at the forefront of their field, and benefit from the research and practice experience of the People and Organizations Department in Surrey Business School.

You will learn in an interdisciplinary environment, from faculty who are Work, Organisational and Occupational Psychologists, Human Resource Specialists, and experts in Organisational Behaviour.


The MSc in Occupational and Organizational Psychology is designed to develop the next generation of evidence-based leaders and practitioners who can make tangible contributions to the rapidly changing world of work.

Our programme covers the standards of the BPS for Occupational Psychology, and prominently reflects the core strengths and interests of the course team including:

  • Leadership and Decision Making
  • Organisational and HR Assessment
  • Quality of Working Life

Module details


This programme is studied full-time over one academic year.

Example module listing

The following modules are indicative, reflecting the information available at the time of publication. Please note that not all modules described are compulsory and may be subject to teaching availability and/or student demand.

  • Research Methods
  • Organizational Behaviour 
  • Psychological Assessment in the Workplace
  • Performance, Engagement and Well-being
  • Applying Psychology to Work 
  • Human Resource Development 
  • The Psychology of Leadership and Decision-making
  • Advanced Research Methods for Applied Psychology

Entry Requirements

A first or 2.1 honours degree (or recognised equivalent qualification) in psychology, paired with an interest, understanding and / or experience of work, organizational, and business issues as evident from the application form.

Following this screening process, we invite suitable applicants to an interview, either face-to-face or via Skype.

Students wishing to go on to the Stage 2 Qualification in Occupational Psychology after the programme will require eligibility for Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership (GBC) with the British Psychological Society (BPS).


IELTS 6.5 overall, 6.0 in each component (or equivalent)

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