This course can involve a research project in a real-world organisation, which will demand effective communication, negotiation and project management skills.
Recent research projects include a performance management project for a large organisation, working with a company in the insurance sector on change management, and a review of a law firm’s reward system.
If you’re already eligible for the British Psychological Society’s (BPS) Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership, you can study for the MSc Occupational Psychology. This degree is recognised by the BPS. It helps you on your way towards chartered psychologist status.
The Institute of Work Psychology (IWP)
The IWP is an international centre for research in occupational and organisational psychology. As part of the Management School, its taught programmes are ideal for students who are considering careers in business consultancy, human resource management or organisational research.
Our graduates work for companies such as Adidas, ASDA, Boots, ExxonMobil, HSBC, Morgan Stanley, Pepsico International, Sainsbury’s and Vodafone. Their job titles include Head of Business Enhancement, Management Consultant, Product Marketing Manager, Web Marketing Consultant and Campaign Manager.
An MBA can help you change direction or progress faster within your organisation. A specialist MSc can take you into a particular field of management such as human resources, finance or marketing. You might be inspired to set up a company of your own.
How we teach
We teach management from a truly global perspective, and our courses are based on pioneering research into the challenges faced by businesses everywhere.
We’ll teach you how to identify opportunities, solve problems and inspire others. Many of our teaching staff are world-class researchers working in policy-relevant areas. Our courses are based on their research.
We bring in guest speakers from business, local government and industry. You can apply to carry out a project with an external organisation as part of your course. We also offer you the chance to spend the summer at another university overseas.
The perfect learning environment
Sheffield University Management School moved to a newly refurbished building in 2013. Close to the Students’ Union, Sheffield city centre and the Peak District, these high-quality facilities are designed to stimulate study and the exchange of ideas.
The School is Triple Crown accredited, placing it in the top one per cent of business schools globally. Courses are also accredited by EQUIS and AACSB, as well as specialist institutions including the Chartered Management Institute, the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development, the British Psychological Society, the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport, the Chartered Institute of Marketing, the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply, and the Institute of Consulting. For more about accreditation see our website.
Work Design, Organisational Change and Development; Applying Psychology to Work and Organisations; Leadership, Engagement and Motivation; Learning, Training and Development; Research Methods for Occupational Psychologists; Selection and Psychological Testing in Organisations; Statistical Methods for Occupational Psychologists; Well-being and Work; Project Workshops/Dissertation.
Lectures and workshops.
Written work, examinations and research dissertation.
Eight scholarships valued at £7,000 each are available for applicants from: The Americas - two scholarships at £7,000 each UK - two scholarships at £7,000 each India - two scholarships at £7,000 each Pakistan - two scholarships at £7,000 eachThe students considered to be the most outstanding, as decided by a committee consisting of the Postgraduate Admissions Director, one of the school’s Admissions Tutors and one of the MSc programme directors, will be awarded the scholarships.The students to whom a scholarship will be awarded will receive notification before 31 July 2015. The scholarship will only be valid when the student has met all entry requirements for the MSc programme the student has applied for. The scholarship will be void when the student fails to register for the 2015 intake on the MSc programme the student has applied for.
Value of Scholarship(s)
Scholarships will be awarded on merit. The general eligibility requirements are:Academic requirements – applicants should have a first or upper second class UK honours degree, or equivalent Allowed study options – applicants should have accepted an offer from the university to study on one of the full-time MSc programmes Personal criteria – applicants must have the personal, intellectual and interpersonal qualities necessary to make an excellent contribution to the programme
All students who are eligible for a scholarship and have accepted their offer before the closing date of 6 June 2015 will be automatically considered.
A 2:1 honours degree in psychology or a related discipline. You should also be eligible for the BPS’s Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership. If you’re not eligible, you can apply for the MSc Work Psychology. English language requirements: Overall IELTS grade of 6.5 with a minimum of 6 in all components
Recipient: University of Sheffield
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