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University of Westminster Business and Organisational Psychology MSc
University of Westminster

Business and Organisational Psychology MSc

London, United Kingdom

1 Years


Full time, Part time

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Sep 2024

GBP 15,000 / per year *


* international | UK: £12,500

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In a rapidly changing business environment, the demand for business psychology graduates that can meet the needs of the industry with the right skill set, knowledge base and work-ready attitude has never been more important.

Accredited by the Association for Business Psychology, our career-focused MSc will build your understanding of the conceptual frameworks grounded in multidisciplinary cutting-edge business psychology theory and research so that you can apply business solutions in real-world organisational settings.

Your career will get underway as you hit the ground running on learning training and talent development where you’ll discover how to devise the latest learning and development interventions.

You’ll learn how to launch and track recruitment campaigns using pymetrics, AI, data analytics and discover the latest applied practice in e-recruitment, as well as explore how positive psychology can increase organisational effectiveness.

The course will be complemented by an evidence-based professional practice programme of speaker and skills development events, including workshops focusing on addressing practical professional skills and preparing you for your future career.

Upon completion of this course, you’ll be equipped to implement, diagnose and communicate organisational business psychology interventions and solutions and contribute to building strategic behavioural capacity to support organisational strategic aims.

Top reasons to study with us

  • The course is designed for students without a BPS-accredited undergraduate degree who wish to develop a career in personnel, human resource management or as a business consultant
  • Build close relationships with leading professional bodies, such as the Institute of Leadership Management (ILM) and the Chartered Management Institute (CMI), through guest speaker events and skills workshops
  • Gain one-year full membership to the Association for Business Psychology for free in the first year of your degree and one year's membership to the Institute of Leadership Management upon successful completion of the Psychology of Coaching and Mentoring for Professional Development module
  • Opportunities to attend Continued Professional Development events led by the Association of Business Psychology at no extra cost
  • Enhance your employability with the option to undertake further professional short courses at a reduced cost
  • Get career-ready by taking part in an optional work placement or internship module
  • Students may be able to apply for the title of a certified business psychologist on completion (subject to an application to the ABP) and use the postnominals Certified Business Psychologist (CBP). Full ABP membership must be activated, and a copy of the MSc degree certificate must be supplied

Why study this course?

  • Combine theory and practice
    Link theory to global practice through real-life case studies, problem-solving and live business projects.
  • Fantastic central London location
    We're in the centre of one of the world’s greatest cities and use this vibrant setting to ensure that our students discover innovative solutions to the problems facing our world.
  • Taught by experts
    You'll be taught by academics and practitioners, experts in the field, and with a passion for supporting students from diverse backgrounds.

Course accreditation

This course is accredited by the Association for Business Psychology.

The Psychology of Coaching and Mentoring for Professional Development module is also an approved course with the Institute of Leadership and Management. When students start the module, they are enrolled on the Institute of Leadership and Management and receive study status. Completion and successful passing of this module will lead to one year’s Full Membership in the Institute and the opportunity to use the fast-track application process for Fellowship. Upon module completion, students are entitled to use the post-nominal MInstLM and access digital badges indicating their membership level.

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