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About Organisational Psychology
Masters degrees in Organisational Psychology involve advance study of human behaviour in commercial and industrial settings.
Related postgraduate specialisms include Work Psychology, Occupational Psychology and Organisational Psychiatry & Psychology. Entry requirements normally include an undergraduate degree in an appropriate subject such as Business Studies, Social Science or Psychology.
Organisational psychologists are interested in how organisations function, how individuals and groups behave at work, how different factors influence organisational processes and how organisational systems can be improved.
Courses in this area offer an interdisciplinary approach to learning, combining several schools of Psychology alongside theories and methodologies from fields such as Social Science and Anthropology. They typically develop your understanding of the contextual forces within organisations and the role of organisational psychology, including political, environmental, technical, social and legal processes.
Ultimately, you’ll learn how combinations of these factors may impose upon or improve employee wellbeing, entrepreneurship, people management and customer relations.
Organisational psychologists are usually employed within organisations or as independent consultants, advising on the best type of management systems, identifying effective human resources strategies and helping organisations adapt to change.
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The MSc in Work and Organisational Psychology will be of interest to those, in the UK and abroad, who wish to develop a career in organisational psychology or related areas such as human-resource management. Read more
New scholarships for 2019 entry launched. . Find out more and apply here. Our Organisational Psychiatry & Psychology course is unique in the UK and Europe. Read more
Our MSc Social and Organisational Psychology is one of only a few Masters programmes in the UK which is provided by researchers working at the cutting edge of both social psychology and organisational psychology. Read more
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. Read more
If you’re looking to build on your psychology qualifications and gain a competitive advantage when pursuing graduate roles, then our MSc Work Psychology and Business is the ideal platform to launch your career. Read more
Our MSc Organisational and Social Psychology (OSP) is a world leading master's degree programme. It addresses, at its core, the interface between social psychological processes and organisational systems, and how these shape the performance and well-being of individuals and institutions. Read more
Every business needs to be successful. To ensure this, it’s vital to consider the roles of the employer and employee and the influences that can affect an individual’s level of engagement and wellbeing, which in turn affects both an individual's and a business’ performance. Read more
The MSc in Work and Organisational Psychology (DC508) and the MSc in Work and Organisational Behaviour (DC957) at DCU Business School is the longest running specialised programme delivering organisational psychology education in Ireland. Read more
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. Read more
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. Read more
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).