MSc Work Psychology
Sheffield University Management School, Faculty of Social Sciences
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About the course
Both of these courses can involve a research project in a real-world organisation, which will demand effective communication, negotiation and project management skills.
Recent research projects include a performance management project for a large organisation, working with a company in the insurance sector on change management, and a review of a law firm’s reward system.
If you’re already eligible for the British Psychological Society’s (BPS) Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership, you can study for the MSc Occupational Psychology. This degree is recognised by the BPS. It helps you on your way towards chartered psychologist status.
If you’re not eligible for BPS membership, you can take the MSc Work Psychology. This degree is not recognised by the BPS but it will help you develop the skills you need for research and practice as an occupational psychologist.
- Work Design, Organisational Change and Development
- Applying Psychology to Work and Organisations
- Leadership, Engagement and Motivation
- Learning, Training and Development
- Research Methods for Occupational Psychologists
- Selection and Psychological Testing in Organisations
- Statistical Methods for Occupational Psychologists
- Well-being and Work
Lectures and workshops
Written work, examinations and research dissertation
1 year full-time
Minimum 2:1 or an approved professional qualification.
English language requirements
Overall IELTS grade of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in all components.
Fees and funding
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