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.
The MSc Business and Organisational Psychology with Professional Experience, is an extended full-time Masters programme with a substantive professional experience component. Within the professional experience modules, students have the option of undertaking an internship with a host organisation or, alternatively, campus-based professional experience.
Internships are subject to a competitive application and selection process and the host organisation may include the University. Internships may be paid or unpaid, and this will depend on what is being offered and agreed with the host organisation. Students who do not wish to undertake an internship or are not successful in securing an internship will undertake campus-based professional experience, which will deliver similar learning outcomes through supervised projects and activities designed to offer students the opportunity to integrate theory with an understanding of professional practice.
WHY CHOOSE THIS COURSE?
-Multi-disciplinary degree, open to candidates without psychology as a first degree -It has a distinctly international flavour so as to enable graduates to compete in a global business environment -Consumer psychology forms a separate module in this course and provides a critical understanding of marketing and advertising practice -Students will be taught systematic review methods for analysing literature and relate this to an entrepreneurial idea via a business plan -Accredited by the Association for Business Psychology -The 20 month version of the course includes professional experience
HOW WILL THIS COURSE ENHANCE MY CAREER PROSPECTS?
Graduates could work in a variety of settings including human resources, business development, personnel selection, career development, training, marketing, advertising and management.
The extended full-time Masters programme has a substantive professional experience component. The professional experience modules gives students the option of undertaking an internship with a host organisation or, alternatively, campus-based professional experience.
Internships are subject to a competitive application and selection process and the host organisation may include the University.
GLOBAL LEADERS PROGRAMME
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.