Occupational Psychologists apply the science of psychology in work-based settings. The Occupational Psychology MSc is accredited by the British Psychological Society and provides a thorough grounding in the theory and practical skills central to the application of psychological research in the workplace. For those that have GBC, the course confers stage 1 of training as an Occupational Psychologist.
WHY CHOOSE THIS COURSE?
The course is accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS) and was designed to cover the BPS Division of Occupational Psychology core curriculum.
The course has been developed and delivered by an experienced course team which includes Registered Occupational Psychologists and Chartered Members of the Division of Occupational Psychology as well as sitting on the BPS Board of Assessors in Occupational Psychology and the Division of Occupational Psychology Training Committee. All members of the team are actively involved in research which informs their teaching.
WHAT WILL I LEARN?
The course will give you a unique opportunity to study an area of applied psychology related to the work place and which can be applied in any work setting.
Please see the How will this course be taught? section for clarification on the two methods of studying this course. Whichever version of this course you follow, you will complete the nine modules listed below: -Psychological Assessment at work (20 credits) -Research Methods in Psychology (20 credits) -Work and Well Being (20 credits) -Applying Psychology to Work and Organisations (10 credits) -Leadership Engagement and Motivation (20 credits) -Work Design, Change and Development (10 credits) -Learning, Training and Development (20 credits) -Project Planning and Ethics (10 credits) -Dissertation in Occupational Psychology (50 credits)
HOW WILL THIS COURSE ENHANCE MY CAREER PROSPECTS?
This course will enable you to further your career and open up promotion opportunities in the area of occupational psychology.
The course will provide exemption from Stage One (for those with GBC) of the training route towards Chartership and becoming an Occupational Psychologist.