Psychology in Business at Edge Hill University - UCAS

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Course summary

Can innovation and creativity be taught? How can psychology be used in sales and marketing? Does being a good team player depend on the fit between your role and personality? Is there a blueprint for a 21st century career? Our MSc Psychology in Business is designed for graduates in psychology or a related discipline. You’ll learn advanced skills needed to thrive in a range of organisations, from start-ups to multinationals. Our course is centred around creativity, innovation, communication, teamwork, leadership and management. You’ll be taught by our expert staff in an immersive and supportive environment and have access to ultra-modern teaching and learning facilities in our £6 million Law and Psychology building. We pride ourselves on the fact that our course is designed to be organic – which means you’ll learn from undertaking projects and activities that are derived from your own motives, knowledge and experience. What you'll study You’ll focus on contemporary issues and challenges facing organisations today. And you’ll look at the nature of leadership and management roles, and the impact and influence of development interventions. Modules encourage you to utilise the psychology of creativity, innovation, sales and marketing. You’ll also explore the application of perspectives and insights from core areas of psychology to leadership, motivation, recruitment and employee wellbeing, as well as the role of psychometrics in selection, assessment and development. Our MSc Psychology in Business will equip you with the professional skills you need for a successful career. You’ll practise teamwork and communication in small groups with supportive Dragons’ Den assessments. Together with individual reflective commentaries, you’ll also benefit from detailed expert advice.


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Assessment method

You will be assessed through a combination of group-based presentations, written assignments, individual reflective portfolios and a 10,000 word dissertation.

How to apply

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Entry requirements

You should have a degree equivalent to UK first-class or upper second-class honours (2:1 or above) in psychology or a cognate discipline involving human sciences, including business and management, geography, social sciences, sport and exercise science, or a health-related subject. Students with a lower second class honours degree (2:2) may be admitted at the department’s discretion, based on evidence of relevant experience and/or prior learning. An interview forms part of the selection process.

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Psychology in Business at Edge Hill University - UCAS