MSc Organisational Behaviour is suitable if you wish to develop a career either as a general manager or as an organisational consultant, it also provides an excellent first step for an academic or research-based career. Organisational Behaviour involves the study of individuals and groups within organisational and social contexts, and the study of internal processes and practices as they affect those individuals or groups. You will also have the opportunity to complete Level A and B Psychometric Testing Training as defined by the British Psychological Society.
This programme provides both a theoretical and practical grounding in organisational behaviour. It will develop your knowledge, understanding and skills relating to human behaviour in the workplace, well-being of employees, HRM and organisation effectiveness. Core modules address topics in organisational behaviour and work psychology and our students come from a diverse range of educational backgrounds.
Subject guide and modules
Core Modules: -Organisational Behaviour -Organisation Behaviour: Theory and Practice -Learning & Talent Development -Assessment, Performance and Reward -Organisational Behaviour: Theory and Practice -Strategy, Change & Leadership -Research Methods in Human Resource Management & Business and Organisational Behaviour
Optional Modules (chose two): -Employee Relations in Context -Accounting for Non-financial Managers -Employee Relations & Counselling -Strategic & International Human Resource Management -Marketing Management -Operations Management -Strategic Management -Management of Innovation -Economic Environment of Business
The programme then concludes with a dissertation project. In addition to your Aston degree, you will have the opportunity to participate in our international study exchange programme. Studying with one of our partner institutions, the programme will enhance your international experience and communication skills, preparing you for a career in the international business environment.
Learning, teaching and assessment
You will be assessed through a mixture of examinations and coursework. The taught element of the programme is then complemented by a substantial piece of research leading to the completion of a dissertation.
This programme prepares you for a wide range of business and management roles. It is also a suitable should you be interested in developing an academic or research-based career. Recent graduate positions include: -Administrative & Diplomatic Officer- Ministry of Human Resources (Malaysia) -Business Development Manager- Prodos Ltd (Nigeria) -Human Resources Advisor- Transport for London (UK) -Human Resources Partner- Ford Motor Company -Research Assistant – University of Hamburg (Germany)
Aston Excellence Scholarships (All MSc Programmes)
No. of awards TBC
Our MSc scholarships are designed to support talented applicants wishing to develop their skills and knowledge with one of our MSc programmes. For 2015/16 we have a variety of scholarship awards available.
Value of Scholarship(s)
£1,000 - £1,500
Applicants wishing to apply for one of the Aston MSc scholarships must meet the following criteria:Have been offered a place on one of our MSc courses Be a self-funded student
Applicants must download and complete the scholarship application form which can be found on the website. The completed form must then be emailed to [email protected] Please note that all forms must be completed in full those recived with missing information will not be assessed.Applicants make only one general scholarship application for all of the above scholarships and are not required to specify which scholarship they wish to be considered for. This decision will be made by the scholarship panel.Please note that all scholarships are specific to the degree programme and point of entry indicated in any scholarship offer confirmation and are not transferable.
A good UK honours degree (minimum lower second class) OR Equivalent overseas degree recognised by Aston University. As well as: Two professional references – at least one must be from an academic referee; An official academic transcript of your university grades to date; A completed application form. For International Students: An official academic transcript, with an official English translation, of your university grades to date. Students whose native language is not English will also need to satisfy our English language requirements. Pre-sessional English language programmes are available for good applicants whose English qualification falls just short of these requirements.
Recipient: Aston University
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