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

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Occupational and Organizational Psychology MSc

Study Details

MSc 1 year full-time

Why choose this course

“If you want to become a driving force behind people's effectiveness and well-being at work, and make a positive difference to businesses and organisations in achieving their maximum potential, then our MSc Occupational and Organizational Psychology is for you.

Taught by academics and experts at the forefront of their field, we want everyone who studies our course to benefit and to be inspired by our research and experience. We’re proud of our excellent Department of People and Organisations at Surrey Business School.

We champion an interdisciplinary environment, consisting of dedicated organisational and occupational psychologists, human resources specialists and organisational behaviour experts.”

Professor Stephen Woods
Programme Leader

What you will study

Studying this course will help you join the ranks of the next generation of thought-leaders and hands-on professionals in this exciting, growing field. When you graduate, you’ll be ready to use your knowledge to make a lasting impact on the changing world of work.

Conforming to the standards set by the British Psychological Society, this course also reflects the strengths and interests of our dedicated teaching team. We’ll encourage you to develop vital skills in leadership, decision-making, organisational and HR assessment and a knowledge of quality of working life. 

Module details

 Year 1 (full-time)

  • APPLIED RESEARCH DISSERTATION Compulsory Year-long
  • ORGANISATIONAL BEHAVIOUR Compulsory
  • PERFORMANCE, ENGAGEMENT AND WELL-BEING Compulsory
  • PSYCHOLOGICAL ASSESSMENT IN THE WORKPLACE Compulsory
  • RESEARCH METHODS FOR APPLIED PSYCHOLOGY Compulsory
  • ADVANCED RESEARCH METHODS FOR APPLIED PSYCHOLOGY Compulsory
  • APPLYING PSYCHOLOGY AT WORK Compulsory
  • HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT Compulsory
  • THE PSYCHOLOGY OF LEADERSHIP AND DECISION MAKING Compulsory

Entry Requirements

 A minimum of a 2:1 UK honours degree (or a recognised equivalent international qualification) in Psychology or a similar subject with psychology content, such as:

  • Any major with a psychology minor
  • Human resource management
  • Organisational behaviour
  • Business, with clear evidence of modules related to organisational behaviour and business psychology
  • Sociology, with psychology modules.

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).