Birkbeck, University of London

Business Psychology Birkbeck, University of London Degree level: Undergraduate Awarded by: University of London

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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. This course 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.

  • Recognised 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.

Professional bodies

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

  • British Psychological Society

How to apply

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

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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 6.5, with not less than 6.0 in each of the sub-tests. If you don’t meet the minimum IELTS requirement, we offer pre-sessional English courses, foundation programmes and language support services to help you improve your English language skills and get your place at Birkbeck.


Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 112 - 120 points
A level BBC - BBB

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.

Applicants will normally be expected to have five GCSEs at grade C or new grade 4 or above, including mathematics. Applicants who do not hold this level of qualification may be required to carry out a skills audit at a selection evening, which comprises English and mathematics. This audit assesses an applicant’s potential to cope with, and benefit from, a particular programme of study.

Alternative entry routes:
The Certificates of Higher Education in Management and in Higher Education Introductory Studies (Business Pathway) offer an entry route.

Additional entry requirements

Admission tests

Institutions Own Test (IOT)

Skills Audit - Maths and English. Applicants will normally be expected to have grade C GSCE-level English and maths. Applicants who do not hold this level of qualification may be required to carry out a skills audit at a selection evening, which comprises maths and English. This audit assesses an applicants potential to cope with and benefit from a particular programme of study.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9,250 Year 1
EU £9,250 Year 1
International £14,000 Year 1
England £9,250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9,250 Year 1
Scotland £9,250 Year 1
Wales £9,250 Year 1

Additional fee information

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Provider information

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Birkbeck, University of London
Malet Street
Bloomsbury
Camden
WC1E 7HX


Course contact details

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Birkbeck Student Advice Service

0203 907 0700