Taught course

Business and Organisational Psychology

Heriot-Watt University · Edinburgh Business School

Entry requirements

Typically, you will hold a recognised first or second class honours degree, or equivalent professional qualification. Students whose native language is not English and who have not been educated previously in the English language must provide evidence of their English language proficiency.

Months of entry


Course content

Edinburgh Business School at Heriot-Watt University's Online MSc in Business and Organisational Psychology will provide you with a critical understanding in human behaviour in the work place. Understand what makes individuals thrive at work, improve organisational performance, and learn the skills to make the workplace a healthier environment.

Our MSc Business and Organisational Psychology designed by experts within our department of psychology has been created to provide you with an in-depth and detailed understanding of various aspects of psychology that drives positive performance in the workplace. This degree equips graduates with the knowledge and understanding of psychological theory, evidence and methods relevant to business practice. This degree will equip you with the necessary skills and personal qualities to apply your knowledge successfully in your business career.

The MSc Business and Organisational Psychology aims to offer you an in-depth understanding of the psychological mechanisms that drive positive behaviours and performance in workplace behaviour and gain the managerial skills that will allow you to enhance and improve performance of teams and individuals.

The degree comprises of eight courses plus a Business Psychology project. Each course is assessed by coursework. Upon successful completion of all courses and the project, you will join our global network of alumni and business professionals.


· Culture in Organisations

· Leadership and Leadership Development

· Organisational Change and Development

· Workplace Design and Human Factors

· Coaching in the Workplace

· Leading and Managing Diversity

· Selection and Assessment in the Workplace

· Data Analysis for Psychology

· Business Psychology Project

Fees and funding

UK students

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Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    24 months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

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