Taught course

Occupational Psychology

University of Nottingham · School of Medicine

Entry requirements

2:1 in Psychology.

You will also need proof of holding Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership (GBC) either from your University or the British Psychological Society (BPS). If you have not studied an accredited course you will need to take an accredited conversion programme or look at our other offerings.

Months of entry


Course content

Take the next step in your career using psychology in the world of work. Join our British Psychological Society (BPS) accredited course to get your Stage 1 qualification in Occupational Psychology and by the end, you should be ready to continue on to your Stage 2 training.

You'll learn about how we motivate employees, how we train them, how we recruit, how we design jobs, how we assess performance, how we manage well-being, how we lead, how we manage organisational change, and more.

At Nottingham, you'll be taught by research-active experts in the field, some of whom completed their own MScs at the University of Nottingham. We make sure the course has a practical focus to improve your skills as a practitioner. That's why you'll learn about consultancy as part of your studies. You'll also get a good grasp on research methods applicable to the workplace, something particularly valuable to future employers.

By the end of the course, you should be ready to apply what you've learned to the real world of work.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Postgraduate Enquiries
+44(0) 115 951 5151