Taught course

Work and Organisational Psychology

University of Nottingham · School of Medicine

Entry requirements

2:1 (or international equivalent) in a relevant scientific discipline such as psychology, behavioural science, ergonomics, human factors or social science. Mature applicants without standard entry requirements but with substantial and relevant experience may be considered for the PGDip.

Months of entry


Course content

The MSc in Work and Organisational Psychology will be of interest to those, in the UK and abroad, who wish to develop a career in organisational psychology or related areas such as human-resource management.

This course provides an excellent opportunity for postgraduate education for students from a variety of backgrounds interested in this area who do not have the Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership with the British Psychological Society (BPS) and who may not have a psychology background.

The course has been designed to provide you with knowledge of the main areas of occupational psychology, to provide you with good research skills, to cover the relevant social psychological and organisational issues and to introduce the skills required in practice.

The MSc in Work and Organisational Psychology utilises a range of teaching methods (including seminars, tutorials, workshops, self-managed working groups). Through our comprehensive programme, which includes workshops on Consultancy Skills and opportunities for Occupational Testing BPS Levels A and B, you will have the facility to develop practical skills fundamental to your future career development.

For a more extensive overview, please visit the course page on the University of Nottingham's online prospectus.

Information for international students

English language requirements: IELTS 6.5 (no less than 6.0 in any element).

Fees and funding

The Graduate School at The University of Nottingham provides information on internal and external sources of postgraduate funding.

There is also funding information on the School of Psychology web pages.

For information on funding opportunities for international students, please see the International Office website.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
24 months


full time
12 months


AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written/ formal examinations40
Written coursework / continuous assessment30
Professional practice20
Dissertation (0 words)
Applied Research Project10

Course contact details

Postgraduate Enquiries
+44 (0)115 951 5559