Taught course

Occupational and Organisational Psychology

Northumbria University Online

Entry requirements

You should already hold a 2:2 honours degree (or equivalent) in any subject.* Applicants with other qualifications and relevant professional experience may be able to apply and will be judged on merit.

International applicants may be required to show an English language qualification, such as IELTS or Pearson PTE Academic.

*Graduates wishing to become a Chartered Occupational Psychologist in the UK will need to possess/gain a degree in Psychology accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS) and Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership to the BPS to qualify. Enquire to learn more.

Months of entry


Course content

Open new doors with an MSc in Occupational and Organisational Psychology. Whether your goal is to qualify as a Chartered Occupational Psychologist or you’re happy in your chosen career but want greater insight into how people think, act and feel within a business environment, this course is designed around you.

Accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS) as Stage 1 Occupational Psychologist training, the course is suitable for students with a psychology degree and looking to specialise.

It is also open to those with a different academic background working in a career such as HR, Consultancy or Management, where a better understanding of the psychology of workplace wellbeing, engagement, selection, assessment, and learning and development would be beneficial.

Modules include:

  • The Organisation
  • Organisational Research Methods
  • Employee Selection
  • Organisational Psychology Consultancy Skills
  • Learning and Development in Organisations
  • Workplace Wellbeing

Study 100% online, fitting your learning in around your personal and professional commitments. Complete the course at your own pace, in around two years or taking a little longer if needed.

Plus, you can pay in module-by-module instalments.

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    24+ months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Northumbria Online Enrolment Team
0191 276 4874