OVERVIEW Interested in being an influencer in a major corporation? Or mentoring people to overcome challenging situations at work? Or perhaps you want to coach leaders of charities and public organisations? Business psychology is an emerging topic in the working world. Performance, excellence, talent management, mental health – they’re not just buzzwords, they’re driving a new approach to doing business. This unique course lets you combine your interests in human behaviour and business operations. You don’t need any psychology or business knowledge when you join us – just curiosity and a willingness to learn. We’ll go over everything from scratch, introducing you to the business environment, and helping you develop the academic and professional skills you’ll need to succeed. A fresh course for an emerging field Cognitive psychology. Social psychology. Decision making. Fairness at work. The course covers a huge range of topics across business and psychology. But despite the broad scope, you’ll find a very rounded approach to the subject. We’ve designed the curriculum to train you for work as a business psychologist – it’s not a joint business and psychology degree run by two different departments. Learn from our experts and discover how you can fit in to this exciting field. Put your career first We help you learn the practical skills you’ll need for the future. For example, in the Psychology in Practice module you’ll learn how to manage client relationships, identify problems and come up with solutions. It’s a great way to test the waters of a consultancy career. In your final year you’ll design your own project around a challenge. Collect and analyse data and use your creativity to solve the issue – just like you would in the working world. FEATURES AND BENEFITS
- Distinctive - this course is one of the few of its kind in the UK, offering a programme of units focused on this specialist area.
- Triple accredited – our business school holds the globally recognised trio of accreditations from EQUIS, AACSB and AMBA, placing us among the best business schools in the world.
- Professional accreditation - the course is accredited by the Association for Business Psychology (ABP), the professional body that champions the use of psychology in the workplace. You will get free membership of the APB in the first two years, engage in the ABP’s annual student conference and can enjoy the ABP North West monthly events for free, which are hosted at the business school.
- Supporting you in person and online - student support initiatives including drop-in sessions, lecture recordings and dedicated support, both on and offline.
- Gain professional coaching status – you’ll have the opportunity to develop business coaching skills with a five-week top-up course through our partnership with The Global Institute of Organizational Coaching (Global IOC), which will give you certified professional business coach status.
- Enhance your employability – through activities including internships, volunteering or learning a new language. With our award-winning ‘Rise at Manchester Met’ programme you can gain extra academic credits towards your degree.
- Aim high - a highly supportive environment and an expert academic team to help you achieve your academic goals.
- Choose a placement or study abroad – the course offers real flexibility as you will enrol on the three year course and then decide if a placement or overseas study is right for you once you have started your studies, so you don’t have to decide now.
- Regular events - regular guest speakers from a range of UK and overseas organisations.
How to apply
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
GCSE grade C/4 in English Language or Level 2 Functional Skills English pass and GCSE grade C/4 in Mathematics or Level 2 Functional Skills Mathematics pass
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