Birkbeck, University of London

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: University of London

Business Psychology

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Course summary

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Psychology provides insights that help us to understand the behaviour of people in business and organisational contexts. Accredited by the Association for Business Psychology, our BSc Business Psychology uses knowledge of the human mind and our behaviour as a basis to investigate fundamental organisational functions, such as human resource management, finance, marketing, strategy and technology. You will learn how psychological theories and research can be applied successfully to:

  • recruit, select and assess employees
  • change organisations
  • train and motivate people
  • develop individuals’ careers.
Highlights
  • This programme is run by Europe’s oldest department of organisational psychology.
  • We have an active programme of research, with particular expertise in organisational psychology and human resource management.
  • All of our academic staff are active researchers as well as enthusiastic teachers and publish cutting-edge articles in the world's leading journals.
  • Accredited by the Association for Business Psychology (the degree does not lead to Graduate Basis for Chartership with the British Psychological Society).

Course details

Modules

For information about course structure and the modules you will be studying, please visit Birkbeck’s online prospectus.

Assessment method

Examinations are held for approximately half of the assessments; the rest are assessed by coursework in the form of essays, typically 2000-3000 words in length, and case studies, presentations, group work and in-course tests. Research reports are required for the methods teaching. The final research project is assessed 100% by coursework.


How to apply

Application codes

Please select a course option – you will then see the application code you need to use to apply for the course.

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

If English is not your first language or you have not previously studied in English, our usual requirement is the equivalent of an International English Language Testing System (IELTS Academic Test) score of 7.0, with not less than 6.5 in each of the sub-tests. We also accept other English language tests.

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

We welcome applicants without traditional entry qualifications as we base decisions on our own assessment of qualifications, knowledge and previous work experience. We may waive formal entry requirements based on judgement of academic potential. ALTERNATIVE ENTRY ROUTES The Certificate of Higher Education in Higher Education in Higher Education Introductory Studies (Business pathway) offers an entry route.

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course

https://www.bbk.ac.uk/study/2022/undergraduate/programmes/UUBSBUPS_C/#entry-requirements

Additional entry requirements

Admission tests

Institutions Own Test (IOT)

Applicants who do not five GCSEs at grade C or grade 4 or above, including mathematics, may be required to carry out a skills audit at a selection evening, which comprises mathematics and English. This audit assesses an applicants potential to cope with and benefit from a particular programme of study.


Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
International £14560 Year 1

Additional fee information

Students are charged a tuition fee in each year of their programme. Tuition fees for students continuing on their programme in following years may be subject to annual inflationary increases.
Business Psychology at Birkbeck, University of London - UCAS