Taught course

Organisational Psychology

University of Kent · School of Psychology

Entry requirements

At minimum, an upper second class undergraduate degree or equivalent. The undergraduate degree will either be from psychology, management sciences, or a related psychology discipline.

Months of entry


Course content

Kent’s Organisational Psychology MSc develops your theoretical and research-based knowledge of social and occupational psychology to enhance your understanding of workplace behaviour. It offers you a pathway to a career as a practitioner or academic researcher in the field of organisational psychology.

This MSc programme brings together aspects of psychological research into applied, social, and organisational psychology modules from Kent's School of Psychology with modules on organisational behaviour and people management from Kent Business School.

This MSc provides insights into the psychology of selection and assessment, methods and statistics, employee wellbeing, entrepreneurship and people management. The programme will develop your understanding of the contextual forces within organisations and the role of organisational psychology, including political, environmental, technical, social and legal.

Course structure

The MSc in Organisational Psychology includes lecture and seminar-based teaching, visiting lecturers/speakers, company visits, as well as a research apprenticeship. The programme is composed of five compulsory modules and three optional modules.

Teaching and Assessment

Assessment methods will include essays, seminar contributions, examinations, presentations, and the dissertation.

Information for international students

For international students, a minimum of an average 6.5 in IELTs test, minimum 6.0 in reading and writing.

Fees and funding

Please visit our funding web pages for the lates information.

Qualification and course duration


part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

School of Psychology
+44 (0) 1227 824775
+44 (0) 1227 827030