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Occupational Psychology

Coventry University

M.Sc. On Campus Online
12 months
14700 GBP/year
9200 GBP/year
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If you enjoy working in a business environment and are interested in how to improve effectiveness at both a corporate and individual level, this professionally accredited course in MSc Occupational Psychology from Coventry University sets you on the path to becoming a practising Occupational Psychologist and Chartered Psychologist.

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The Occupational Psychology from Coventry University has been designed to meet the accreditation criteria of the British Psychological Society (BPS) Division of Occupational Psychology and provide Stage 1 of the occupational route for eligibility to chartered membership, provided you possess Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership (GBC) from your undergraduate studies.

Career prospects

Occupational psychologists work with organisations and businesses of all sizes across the private, public and voluntary sectors. According to the BPS, the Civil Service is one of the largest single employers of occupational psychologists, but they are also used by the Prison Service, the Home Office, the Employment Department Group (including the Employment Service), the Ministry of Defence and the Civil Service Commission.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Psychological Assessment at Work
  • Research Methods in the Workplace
  • Work and Wellbeing
  • Applying Psychology to the Workplace 
  • Leadership, Engagement and Motivation
  • Learning, Training and Development
  • Project Planning and Ethics 

Key information


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

Start dates & application deadlines




180 alternative credits


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Lower Second Class

English requirements

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).

Other requirements

General requirements

Admission to the course requires a level of psychological knowledge and skills which is normally provided by an accredited Honours degree in Psychology. We also require some study of research methods at Undergraduate level.

Those that do not hold a degree in psychology require:

  • evidence of practical experience in a relevant area;
  • evidence of a relevant undergraduate degree with research methods training (e.g. business, science, human resources) at the level of 2:2 or above;
  • evidence of particular achievements at undergraduate level which indicate strengths in occupational psychology.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14700 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14700 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9200 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9200 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA: £7,700 (Online)
  • NON-EU/EEA: £13,800 (Online)


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Occupational Psychology
Coventry University