Taught course

Occupational Psychology

Institution
Birkbeck, University of London · Organizational Psychology
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

A good honours degree or conversion diploma in psychology giving eligibility for graduate basis for chartered membership with the British Psychological Society.

Months of entry

October

Course content

This Master's degree is aimed at those who wish to develop their understanding of people and organisations. You will gain a broad knowledge base in occupational psychology and organisational behaviour.

The degree focuses on discussions of current research, with the aim of encouraging you to engage in critical thinking and reflect on theory and practice. You will also acquire basic applied research skills.

We know you may be juggling many aspects of your life and need flexibility and understanding, so this course is available in a variety of formats. You can study full-time over 1 year or part-time over 2 years, coming into Birkbeck 2 to 3 evenings a week, or you can study part-time over 2 years via network-learning, which is a form of distance learning with weekend workshops that you attend.

Information for international students

The requirement for this programme is the equivalent of an International English Language Testing System (IELTS Academic Test) score of 7.0, with not less than 6.0 in each of the sub-tests.

Fees and funding

UK students
Part-time home/EU students: £ 3975 pa Full-time home/EU students: £ 7950 pa
International students
Part-time overseas students: £ 7225 pa Full-time overseas students: £ 14450 pa

The government's new postgraduate loan scheme allows you to borrow up to £10,000 to cover the cost of your tuition fees, living costs or other study expenses – and you don't have to start repaying until 2019.

Part-time students who are experiencing financial need may apply for assistance from the Birkbeck Alumni Fund Postgraduate Opportunity Bursary.

Find out more about funding and financial support at postgraduate level.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

distance learning
12-24 months
full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Name
Department of Organizational Psychology
Email
pgopman@bbk.ac.uk
Phone
+ 44 (0)20 7631 6567
Fax
+ 44 (0)20 7631 6750