This 100% online and part-time MSc Organisational Psychology* brings together the complementary fields of business and psychology to create an applied psychology Masters degree.
The programme is designed for those with a personal or professional interest in business psychology. It explores key psychological theories that can be applied to a broad range of workplace settings. You will learn how to increase business efficiency, improve organisational structures, assess job performance as well as effectively motivate employees.
There is a strong focus on employability throughout the programme. You will acquire a foundation in research methods and statistics, build a skills portfolio, and develop transferrable skills that will be beneficial to a variety of careers.
Throughout the course, you will delve into interesting real-world workplace topics such as:
- the concept of psychological assessment at work and how to conduct this process as a practising organisational psychologist
- the significance of human resource development within a global context
- the nature, meaning and process of developing people in the organisation to the fullest of their capabilities
- the main qualitative and quantitative research methods used for data collection and analysis
The degree will culminate in the completion of a dissertation, where you will conduct independent research into an area of organisational psychology of your choice and apply your learnings from the course to produce your report.
*The start date and details of this course are still subject to University approval. In the event that approval is not granted by your course start date, an alternative date will be offered or a full refund given. If we need to make changes to this programme as part of the University of Essex validation process, we will communicate these to you at the earliest possible date.