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We require a First or Upper Second class honours degree (2:1, with 60% average) from a UK university or the overseas equivalent. To be admitted to this British Psychological Society (BPS) accredited programme, your first degree must be recognised by the BPS as providing the Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership (GBC) of the BPS .
You will need to provide evidence that you have GBC or are eligible for GBC. If you are in any doubt about your eligibility or how to prove this, please contact Tom Gibson via email or call on +44 (0) 161 275 6562.
If you are not eligible for GBC, you might wish to consider our MSc Business Psychology course.
When assessing your academic record, we take into account your grade average and grade profile, references, and the standing of the institution where you studied your qualification.
Months of entry
This advanced course gives you a route into occupational psychology that is accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS).
Take the psychological principles and theories you learned in your graduate degree and apply them to the world of work
Build theoretical understanding and research skills required by the Division of Occupational Psychology of the BPS in the following seven areas:
1.Psychological Assessment at Work
2.Learning, Training and Development
3.Leadership, Engagement and Motivation
4.Well-being and Work
5.Work Design, Organisational Change and Development
6.Research Design, Advanced Data Gathering and Analytical Techniques
7.Applying Psychology to Work and Organisations
- BPS Occupational Test User (Level A and B) training included in the tuition fees
- Prepare for a career as an internal consultant in large commercial or industrial organisation, the Police or the NHS, or as a management consultant.
The course runs over one year and comprises two taught semesters plus a research dissertation. The taught modules use a variety of teaching methods, including lectures, group work, case studies and practical exercises, and are assessed using a range of techniques, including examinations, essays, applied coursework and presentations.
Qualification, course duration and attendance options
- full time12 months
- Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
Course contact details
- Alliance Manchester Business School
- +44 (0) 161 306 1339