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  MSc - Work Psychology

Loughborough University    Business and Economics

Full time & Part time October MSc 1 year full-time; 2-4 years part-time Award winner
Business & Management (5) Psychology (31)

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Embark on a rewarding journey with our BPS-accredited MSc in Work Psychology, tailored for aspiring occupational psychologists and HR professionals. Delve into a comprehensive curriculum encompassing vital topics like change management, leadership, and employee well-being. Led by seasoned practitioners, you will master the art of applying psychological theories to real-world organisational challenges. The programme's emphasis on critical thinking and consultancy skills ensures you emerge as a well-rounded professional adept at engaging with diverse stakeholders. A standout feature is the opportunity to undertake a research project, enabling you to tackle practical issues head-on. With a blend of teaching methods, including lectures, seminars, and practical sessions, the course caters to both full-time students and working professionals. Entry requires a good honours degree in Psychology recognised by the BPS, with an added focus on numerical proficiency. Elevate your career prospects at a top 10 UK business school, equipped with state-of-the-art facilities and a commitment to your personal and professional growth.

About the course

Our MSc Work Psychology is accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS) and is designed for those wanting to develop a career as an occupational psychologist or in human resource management, personnel or business consultancy.

You will receive in-depth training by experienced researchers and practitioners to equip you to understand and evaluate a wide range of psychological theories that can be applied in organisational settings. This is integrated with practical training on how to apply relevant theory to influence important business decisions. The course covers a wide range of important business issues including change management, employee selection and development, leadership, and work motivation, well-being and performance.

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Entry Requirements

A good honours degree in Psychology which is recognised by the British Psychological Society (BPS) as providing Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership.

Evidence of numerical proficiency, as demonstrated through the study of mathematical or statistical subjects in some part of the first degree.
Applicants with a lower second class degree may be considered if they have considerable relevant work experience.

This programme is BPS accredited.

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Studying this master's is one of the best decisions I ever made. Industry links enabled me to get a fantastic placement at a local firm and then secure a graduate role.

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