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Work and Organisational Psychology MSc/PGDip

University of Nottingham

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Course options

  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Jubilee Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

During this course, you will learn how to apply psychology to the workplace to improve the performance of organisations and individuals.

Overview

This programme provides you with:

  • a broad knowledge of work and organisational psychology as a professional discipline; the key theoretical and research models used within work and organisational psychology; and the role of the work and organisational psychologist as educator, researcher and practitioner
  • the skills to evaluate critically and appraise theories and research within work and organisational psychology
  • the knowledge of the main areas of work and organisational psychology
  • a grounding in research skills appropriate to future work in an organisational settings
  • a grounding in the social, organisational and consulting skills required in practice
  • a grounding in the application skills required for both research and professional practice in the core areas of work and organisational psychology
  • the skills to design and conduct independent research within organisational context

Assessment

Assessment is also undertaken by a variety of means, including examinations, essays, dissertations and field-based project work. On some occasions, students might be asked to make individual or group-based presentations in seminars and workshops. Although not formally assessed, these presentations are an essential opportunity for students to demonstrate knowledge of the topic and important transferable skills, eg presentation skills.

Careers

This course offers a potential platform for careers in occupational psychology, management, consulting, HR, research and academia.

Students can also exit with PGDip award.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 23,000per 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 Nottingham

  • University League Table

    20th

  • Campus address

    University of Nottingham, University Park, Nottingham, Nottingham, NG7 2RD, England

The university offers a range of scholarships specifically for international applicants studying at any level.
A large number of courses at the university include a placement or work experience element, ensuring that students receive first-hand professional experience.
In September every year, the university runs a free welcome programme for new international students from outside the EU joining the University of Nottingham.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    24th out of 118 5

  • Entry standards

    / Max 216
    156 72%

    21st

    5
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    73 73%

    28th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.92 78%

    78th

    7

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