A good honours degree, or equivalent, from a recognised university. Management development professionals and consultants without a first degree but with suitable professional qualifications and at least 5 or more years' significant management experience in a range of organisations may be considered.
Months of entry
This Master's degree in organisational behaviour 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.
You can also study this course full-time over 1 year via accelerated network-learning.
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
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
Course contact details
- Department of Organizational Psychology
- + 44 (0)20 7631 6567
- + 44 (0)20 7631 6750