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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    University of Hertfordshire

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    28-SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

About the course

The programme is designed for students who wish to acquire the skills and knowledge that will enable them to apply psychological principles within the business world. The course will appeal equally to those with a business or psychology background. Graduates are equipped for a variety of careers including human resource practitioners or careers in consultancy and business psychology.

Why choose this course?

  • Accredited by the Association of Business Psychologists
  • This programme provides many of the professional skills and competencies needed to apply psychology in the workplace.
  • At a recent review the course was commended for the helpful and supportive staff; the applied nature of many of the assessment tasks most notably the project and delivery by staff who are involved in cutting edge research and the ‘contemporary practice’ of Industrial and Work Psychology.
  • Students will not only have access to the knowledge and skills base from our Department of Psychology, but also gain insight and expertise from the University's Business School
  • One of the largest psychology departments in the country
  • Our staff are actively engaged in significant research which is reflected by our excellent, Grade 4 rating in the Higher Education Funding Council's last Research Assessment Exercise. See a list of our Psychology staff here.
  • Well equipped laboratories with excellent computing facilities
  • We were awarded a Teaching Quality rating of "excellent" (23 out of 24) in our subject review.
  • A vibrant research seminar series- contributed to by leading academics from across the country

What will I study?

Teaching and learning methods include lectures, workshops, seminars and tutorials. There is an emphasis on the development of practical skills.

Staff who teach on the course include permanent academic staff who have industrial experience and who undertake regular consultancy work, and external psychologists both from consultancies and from large organisations.

Professional Accreditations

The Association of Business Psychologists

Careers

Graduates of business psychology courses enter careers in management trainee positions, consultancies or as human resource management practitioners.

Tuition fees

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(international fees)

£ 13,950per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of Hertfordshire

  • University League Table

    81st

  • Campus address

    University of Hertfordshire, College Lane, Hatfield, Hertfordshire, AL10 9AB, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    70th out of 118 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 216
    105 49%

    98th

    5
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    69 69%

    39th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.00 80%

    60th

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