Taught course

Psychology of Work

University of Leicester · School of Psychology

Entry requirements

Second class honours degree in Psychology or a related subject (e.g. Business or Health Studies), or equivalent. You must also have some occupational experience. IELTS 6.5 or equivalent is required if English is not your first language.

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.

The course has a strong applied focus that will enable you to see the potential for using psychology, whether as a practitioner, or when engaging the services of consultants. 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.

Fees and funding

Self funding, Career Development Loan, employers

Qualification and course duration


distance learning
24 months


distance learning
18 months

Course contact details

Distance Learning Team
0116 223 1486