Taught course

Occupational Psychology

Institution
Coventry University · Faculty of Health and Life Sciences
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

Admission to the course requires a level of psychological knowledge and skills which is normally provided by an accredited Honours degree in Psychology. We also require some study of research methods at Undergraduate level.

Those that do not hold a degree in psychology require:

  • evidence of practical experience in a relevant area;
  • evidence of a relevant undergraduate degree with research methods training (e.g. business, science, human resources) at the level of 2:2 or above;
  • evidence of particular achievements at undergraduate level which indicate strengths in occupational psychology.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

If you enjoy working in a business environment and are interested in how to improve effectiveness at both a corporate and individual level, this professionally accredited course sets you on the path to becoming a practising Occupational Psychologist and Chartered Psychologist.

Accredited by British Psychological Society (BPS), the course confers stage one of two training levels required to be a registered Occupational Psychologist. You’ll be taught by our highly respected and experienced course team, which includes staff who are qualified themselves, who sit on the BPS Board of Assessors in Occupational Psychology and the Division of Occupational Psychology Training Committee, which promotes the professional interests of occupational psychologists.

In addition to the traditional full or part-time campus-based course, we offer a more flexible, online learning experience, which incorporates a mixture of online and short bursts of residential study. You’ll gain a thorough grounding in the theory and practical skills necessary to apply evidence-based social psychological research in the workplace. We cover a wide range of topics, such as work and wellbeing, psychological assessment at work, leadership, engagement and motivation and learning, training and development.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

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

Course contact details

Name
Recruitment and Admissions Office
Email
ukpostgraduate@coventry.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 24 7765 4321