University of Leeds

Degree level: Postgraduate

Organizational Psychology and Business (Taught)

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Course summary

This professionally-recognised course will provide you with the skills and commercial awareness to apply psychological principles to the challenges faced by organisations. You’ll build your knowledge of the psychological science base while gaining an appreciation of business management, learning from expert practitioners within organizational/industrial psychology. You’ll examine organizational effectiveness by exploring topics such as managing innovation, change management and designing complex socio-technical systems. The course has a practical focus to develop and test your professional skills in real business scenarios. During the course you’ll have the opportunity to gain certification in Occupational Test User: Ability and Personality at no additional cost, which is a valuable tool for selection and development. This Masters is an ideal qualification if you want to work as a practitioner organizational psychologist or academic researcher.

Assessment method

Assessment methods emphasise not just knowledge, but essential skills development too. This may include formal exams, group projects, reports, computer simulation exercises, essays and written assignments, group and individual presentations and reflective logs.  This diversity enables you to develop a broad range of skills as preparation for professional life.

Professional bodies

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

  • British Psychological Society

Entry requirements

A bachelor degree with a 2:1 (hons), which includes at least one module focused on ‘research methods’. This course will be particularly relevant for applicants who hold an undergraduate degree in Psychology. However, we also accept those from other undergraduate backgrounds, as long as at least one module focused on ‘research methods’ was completed as part of the course. Completion of an undergraduate research dissertation project is also advantageous. Visit our website for full entry requirements, including the alternative qualifications we accept.

Fees and funding

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Sponsorship information

There are a number of part fee scholarships available for UK, EU and international students

Organizational Psychology and Business at University of Leeds - UCAS