Work Psychology at Loughborough University - UCAS

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Course summary

Develop your understanding of applying psychological principles to the challenges facing the world of work today, with our British Psychological Society accredited MSc in Work Psychology. Supported by recognised experts in the field, this course provides a foundation for you to develop your career in occupational psychology, business consultancy or postgraduate research. You will receive in-depth training by experienced researchers and practitioners to equip you to understand and evaluate a wide range of psychological theories that can be applied in organisational settings. This is integrated with practical training on how to apply relevant theory to influence important business decisions. The course covers a wide range of important business issues including change management, employee selection, career development, leadership, work motivation, well-being and performance. Throughout the programme there is a strong emphasis on developing critical thinking and consultancy skills, as well as the ability to work effectively with a wide range of organisational stakeholders. You will extend and cement your practical skills by completing a research project that allows you to apply your knowledge to an organisational issue. A blended learning, block teaching approach is used to make the course equally accessible to both full-time students and part-time students in full-time employment looking to further develop their career. Completion of this BPS-accredited programme fulfils the requirements of the stage one qualification for those wishing to go on to eventually become a HCPC-registered occupational psychologist.

Professional bodies

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

  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business
  • Association of MBAs
  • British Psychological Society

Entry requirements

A good honours degree in Psychology which is recognised by the British Psychological Society (BPS) as providing Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership. Evidence of numerical proficiency, as demonstrated through the study of mathematical or statistical subjects in some part of the first degree. Applicants with a lower second class degree may be considered if they have considerable relevant work experience. This programme is BPS accredited.

Fees and funding

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Additional fee information

The tuition fees shown are for new students commencing the first year of study in the specified year only. The fee stated is for a full-time student undertaking a master’s programme of 180 credits. Part-time students, or those taking a postgraduate certificate or a postgraduate diploma, should divide the published fee by 180 credits and then multiply by the number of credits they are taking to calculate their tuition fees. Fees are reviewed annually and are likely to increase to take into account inflationary pressures.
Work Psychology at Loughborough University - UCAS