Taught course

Occupational Psychology - Prof Doc

Institution
London Metropolitan University · School of Social Sciences
Qualifications
DOccPsych by taught

Entry requirements

You will be required to have:

  • a membership with the Chartered Occupational Psychologists or be in the final stages of achieving Chartered status or its EU equivalent
  • experience as a professional who might be able to meet the requirements of the doctorate based on work already completed
  • evidence of an ability to conduct organisationally relevant and ethically sound research

Selection will take into account the applicant's overall performance at bachelor's and/or master's level and in specific respect to attainments in research methods courses. Applicants will be required to submit a suitable research/work proposal and evidence of a suitable organisational setting.

Availability of suitable supervisory staff will also be a factor in selection.

Please note that this course is not eligible for Tier 4 student sponsorship.

All applicants must be able to demonstrate proficiency in the English language. For more information about English qualifications please see our English language requirements.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

Why study this course?

This research degree is aimed at experienced, practising psychologists with extensive knowledge in the field of occupational psychology and related areas. Your doctoral research can be based on current or past professional work and is expected to contribute both to the theoretical body of knowledge and to professional practice.

More about this course

You are helped to plan and conduct conceptually sound and ethically acceptable research within the scientist-practitioner framework. You will have access to the University's facilities including the library, computers and video suites, although it is expected most research will be conducted in your own organisation or work setting.

The professional doctorate will provide a higher qualification at doctorate level for established practitioners in occupational psychology based on your current or past professional work.

Assessment

The award of Professional Doctorate in Occupational Psychology is conferred after formal submission of the complete doctoral thesis and its successful defence at the viva voce examination. The examination of the thesis is conducted by examiners that are independent of the supervisory team.

Modular structure

Core modules include:

  • THESIS (core, 360 credits)
  • THESIS (core, 360 credits)

Please refer to the course page on the London Met website for the full list of modules.

Information for international students

Please note that this course is not eligible for Tier 4 student sponsorship.

All applicants must be able to demonstrate proficiency in the English language. For more information about English qualifications please see our English language requirements.

Fees and funding

UK students
£7650
International students
£11400

Qualification and course duration

DOccPsych by taught

part time
24-36 months

Course contact details

Name
Admissions Office
Email
admissions@londonmet.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)20 7133 4200