Occupational Psychology at University of Sheffield - UCAS

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Course summary

Explore how psychology impacts the workplace and learn how to improve organisational and employee performance by applying psychological theories and principles to the work environment. Accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS). Course description Gain expertise in the field of Occupational Psychology through our MSc programme, where you will learn how to effectively apply psychological theories and principles to enhance employee satisfaction, well-being, performance, and productivity within the work environment. As a consultant or member of staff, you can utilise these valuable skills to make a positive impact on businesses. Immerse yourself in hands-on workshops that foster the development of key psychology skills, including coaching, feedback provision, delivering presentations, utilising statistical software, group work, and information management. Additionally, you will receive complimentary training to become a certified psychometric assessor for both ability and personality tests. Towards the end of the programme, you will undertake a dissertation focused on your interests within a real-world organisation, honing your communication, negotiation, and project management abilities. Recent dissertations have covered diverse, cutting-edge topics, such as understanding younger workers' experiences of age-related discrimination, exploring the impact of remote working and virtual meeting technology on efficiency and wellbeing, and analysing whether and how people disclose their neurodiversity in the workplace. A significant proportion of students engage in projects sourced through the Institute of Work Psychology's business network or the Management School's Employability Hub, enabling them to address practical organisational issues. The dissertation project provides a platform to apply your knowledge in practice and further develop organisational skills. Accreditation The MSc in Occupational Psychology degree is accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS), meeting the stage one requirements for obtaining Chartered Psychologist status. The Management School is Triple Crown accredited by AMBA, EQUIS and AACSB. Please see our University website for the most up-to-date course information.

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • British Psychological Society

How to apply

International applicants

Overall IELTS score of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.

Entry requirements

Minimum 2:1 undergraduate honours degree in psychology or another subject with significant coverage of psychology plus research methods. Applicants must hold BPS Graduate Basis for Membership to apply for this programme. Those that do not hold this membership can apply for the MSc Work Psychology. We also consider a wide range of international qualifications. Overall IELTS score of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.

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Occupational Psychology at University of Sheffield - UCAS