Taught course

Occupational Psychology

University of Leicester · School of Psychology

Entry requirements

Second class honours degree in Psychology that confers Graduate Basis for Chartership with the British Psychological Society (BPS). You must also have some occupational experience.

Months of entry


Course content

This postgraduate distance learning degree will equip you with an excellent level of knowledge and understanding of a broad range of topics in Occupational Psychology, including an appreciation of theory, an awareness of the strengths and limitations of research evidence, and how research can be used to help organisations and its employees.

You will learn how to apply occupational psychology methodologies to solve real-life problems in organisations. Core psychological theories will be illustrated with the latest research and examples of practice.

This MSc is fully accredited by the British Psychological Society. This means you can go on to stage 2 to become a Chartered Occupational Psychologist.

Information for international students

IELTS 6.5 or equivalent required if English is not your first language.

Fees and funding

Self-funding, Career Development Loans, or employer sponsorship.

Qualification and course duration


distance learning
24 months

Course contact details

Distance Learning Team
0116 252 1486