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About Business Psychology
Masters degrees in Business Psychology focus on a range of human behaviours in an organisational context. They apply psychological theory and practice to key issues that affect the internal and external functioning of organisations.
Related postgraduate specialisms include Occupational & Business Psychology, and Organisational & Consumer Psychology. Entry requirements typically include an undergraduate degree in Business Management or Psychology.
The aim of Business Psychology is to apply a psychological perspective to key organisational functions such as leadership, organisational culture, change management, marketing and communications.
Training involves study of models of communication across different types of organisation. This includes exploring some of the barriers to communication that exist in organisations, whether these be lingual, behavioural or professional. It may also include analysis of the psychological impact of advertising and marketing on consumer behaviour.
You will also likely analyse the language and behaviour of leaders in ensuring effective employer / employee relations. For instance, you may investigate which traits make a good leader, and the basic conditions in which employees are happy to work.
With your expertise, you’ll be equipped with practical strategies to carry out internal communication audits and accompanying practical interventions based on psychological evidence. You could find work within a company’s HR department or consult on a private basis.
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Masters in Business Psychology at Heriot-Watt University is the most established MSc of its kind in Europe, enjoying a well-earned reputation for producing graduates who can improve the performance of individuals and teams at any level of organisations.
This course is also offered as an. MA. Have you ever wondered why you can remember an advert from your childhood but haven’t a clue what adverts you saw yesterday? Or maybe you’ve been in a supermarket and wondered why all of the cartoon characters on cereal boxes are looking down.
This course is also offered as an. MSc. Have you ever wondered why you can remember an advert from your childhood but haven’t a clue what adverts you saw yesterday? Or maybe you’ve been in a supermarket and wondered why all of the cartoon characters on cereal boxes are looking down.
Industrial/Organisational and Business Psychology deals with human capital issues and is instrumental in helping businesses become more effective and profitable, as well as improving employees' wellbeing and performance.
Our MSc Business Psychology programme is accredited by the Association for Business Psychology and is designed for students wishing to develop a career in personnel, human resource management or as a business consultant.
This programme is accredited by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI). From September 2017, students of this programme will graduate with the dual award of a Bangor University Masters and a Level 7 CMI qualification in Strategic Management and Leadership.
This course aims to provide a thorough grounding in the theory and practical skills required to apply psychological research, business tools and methods within a variety of organisational settings and corporate cultures.
Graduates of psychology or social sciences can specialize in the analysis of processes related to human resources or other work-related, organizational processes.
It was 20 years ago that Robert Kennedy College started offering online courses such that anyone in the world who had an internet connection could improve themselves and get a British Master's degree. We have come a long way, and we are extremely proud of all our graduates.
We collaborate across disciplines to shape global issues in business, management, and society, making an impact on policy, practice, and people.
Currently ranked amongst the top 25% business schools in the UK for research (REF 2014 research ‘intensity’ index), and amongst the top 25 institutions in the world for research in the field of Banking (RePEc).