Network learning at Birkbeck differs from traditional distance learning, as it includes attendance at termly weekend workshops and tutor-facilitated computer conferencing, in addition to online materials. The five weekend workshops are an integral part of the network learning programme and cover topics such as life career development, organisational change, and employee relations and motivation.
Teaching on the Organizational Psychology (accelerated distance learning) course at Birkbeck, University of London is informed by cutting-edge research in the field and you will be encouraged to engage in critical thinking and to reflect on theory and practice. You will also acquire applied research skills in preparation for an independent research project on a subject that interests you.
You will be taught by leading academics and practitioners who have a wealth of experience in supporting and encouraging students who are studying via network learning. Ours is a friendly, welcoming community of learners who are keen to work hard, share their professional experience with classmates and network and make contacts.
This Occupational Psychology programme at Birkbeck, University of London is also available for full-time and part-time evening study and part-time network learning over two years.
- This degree provides the materials to enhance or develop your career in organisational psychology, management, human resources, training and development or consultancy.
- Accredited by the British Psychological Society as providing the knowledge base for progress towards professional qualification as an occupational psychologist.
- You will have access to an extensive range of electronic resources for each module.
- Celebrating our 55th anniversary in 2017, Birkbeck's Department of Organizational Psychology was the first department of occupational psychology in the UK. We continue to play a distinctive role in British occupational psychology - and, increasingly, within organisational behaviour. We have been delivering programmes by network learning for nearly 30 years and we are established experts in using digital technologies to create and maintain an engaged and supportive learning environment for our students.
- Network learning students attend five weekend workshops. These are non-residential and run from late on Friday afternoon through to lunchtime on Sunday. There are evening activities at all the workshops. (Please note: you must be able to attend the first weekend workshop, normally the last weekend in September, if you wish to be accepted onto the course.)
Careers and Employability
Graduates go in to careers in psychology, human resources and management. Possible professions include occupational psychologist, human resources officer, or probation officer. This degree may also be useful within management roles, including management consultant, retail manager, or logistics and distribution manager.
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- Employee Relations and Motivation
- Leadership and Performance Management
- Learning and Development
- Life Career Development
- Research Methods
- Selection and Assessment
- Understanding Organizations and Change
- Work and Well Being
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- 12 months
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DisciplinesPsychology Organisational Behaviour View 11 other Masters in Organisational Behaviour in United Kingdom
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- A second-class honours degree. Work experience of any kind is desirable.
- To proceed to Stage 2 of accreditation with the British Psychological Society (BPS), you need to fulfil the requirements for the Graduate Basis for Chartered (GBC) Membership of the BPS. This requires a BPS-recognised qualification in psychology.
- Management development professionals and consultants without a first degree but with suitable professional qualifications or significant work experience in a range of organisations may be considered in line with Birkbeck’s mission of widening participation.
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International15200 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 15200 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
EU/EEA9450 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 9450 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
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