Taught course

Work & Organisational Psychology/Work & Organisational Behaviour

University of Limerick · Kemmy Business School

Entry requirements

Normally a 2.1 honours degree (Level 8) in a cognate field (e.g. psychology, human resource management, human resource development, industrial sociology) or a 2.2 honours degree in a cognate field with a minimum of three years relevant work experience.

Months of entry


Course content

Work and organisational psychology offers a unique behavioural lens through which to examine, understand and shape the complex work organisation. This MSc programme is dedicated to providing a thorough grounding in the knowledge and application of psychological principles to organisational settings in order to enhance employee wellbeing and organisational performance. It seeks to equip candidates with a sound understanding of theory and research and develop core competencies and professional skills in organisational theory, organisational change, employment relations, selection & assessment, training, employee wellbeing and research design and methods.

Information for international students

In the case of international candidates, the overseas equivalent as determined by the Course Team in consultation with UL Graduate School Admissions. Where candidates are non-native English language speakers, certified demonstrable achievement in a Standard English Language Competency Test will be required.

Fees and funding

The University of Limerick is offering 10 taught postgraduate scholarships to potential applicants for the 2014/15 academic year. The value of each scholarship is €2,000. The successful candidates will receive the scholarship in the form of a reduced fee. The Scholarships will be allocated by the faculties on the basis of financial need and personal statement from the applicants. For more information on how to apply please visit http://www.ul.ie/graduateschool/scholarship-funding

Qualification and course duration


part time
24 months
full time
12` months

Course contact details

Dr. Michelle Hammond