Occupational - Business Psychology

University of Worcester

12 months
13700 GBP/year
7080 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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The Occupational - Business Psychology programme of University of Worcester studies two innovative postgraduate qualifications that apply psychology to business and organisations in general.


At the Occupational - Business Psychology programme of University of Worcester taught elements of the course are delivered by a team of experts currently working in the field. As such they are grounded in contemporary research and practice in occupational and business psychology.

Key features

  • MSc Occupational Psychology is accredited by the British Psychological Society
  • Guest speakers from a range of organisations, such as psychometric test publishers, occupational psychology consultancies and independent consultants
  • Develop your skill and knowledge through practical consultancy-style tasks, that demonstrate the application of theory and research to practice
  • Learn about the work carried out by Occupational/Business Psychologists within organisations and about different psychological approaches to workplace issues

Where could it take you?


Our courses will equip you for employment within a diverse range of organisations. Occupational and Business Psychologists work in training, environments, recruitment, coaching, organisational change, management, consultancy and in academic research and teaching.

Many Occupational/Business Psychologists are employed within the public sector, such as the Police, Civil Service Commission, Department for Work and Pensions, Ministry of Defence, HM Prison Service and the NHS.

Students who have completed our programmes have gone on to work in the following areas:

  • PhD study
  • Psychometric testing
  • Psychology, management or recruitment consultancy
  • Human resources
  • Health and wellbeing within the NHS
  • Coaching
  • Counselling
  • Management within organisations

The structure and content of the programme allows students to gain skills that are valued by employers and help them to find their chosen career.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Research Methods
  • Psychological Assessment at Work
  • Well-being and Work
  • Work Design, Organisational Change and Development
  • Leadership Engagement and Motivation
  • Learning, Training and Development

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The Business Psychology MSc is open to students with a non-psychology related degree, although some elements of psychology or business should have been previously studied.
  • The Occupational Psychology MSc is only open to those students who hold a psychology degree with Graduate Basis for Registration (GBC) from the British Psychological Society (BPS).

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13700 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13700 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    7080 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7080 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.

Part-time fees:

  • UK / EU, EEA: 590 GBP per 10 credits
  • NON-EU / EEA: 1,142 GBP per 15 credits


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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Occupational - Business Psychology
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