12 months
22000 GBP/year
12000 GBP/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


Designed and delivered by leading academics and experts in their field, the Occupational and Organisational Psychology programme from University of Liverpool is a British Psychological Society (BPS) Accredited Programme focused on developing the future generation of practitioners in occupational psychology who can make a positive difference to effectiveness.

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The Occupational and Organisational Psychology programme from University of Liverpool draws upon the latest evidence and cutting-edge research to cover all major aspects of occupational psychology, enabling students to develop a critical understanding of how research into human behaviour at work can be applied to enhance the effectiveness of people and organisations at work. Core areas include; leadership, motivation and engagement; well-being at work; work design, organisational change and development; psychological assessment at work; and learning, training and development. 

Students also undertake a supervised empirical research project, building their knowledge of research methods in psychology and developing skills in the conduct of research in organisational contexts. In doing so, the MSc Occupational and Organisational Psychology equips students will the knowledge base and practical skills necessary for a career in occupational psychology and constitutes Stage 1 of the BPS Qualification in Occupational Psychology. It also provides a strong foundation for those who would consider progressing to a Doctor of Philosophy programme.

Career prospects

Upon successful completion, the MSc Occupational and Organisational Psychology provides you with Stage 1 of the BPS Qualification in Occupational Psychology, and thus provides a clear foundation for a career as a Registered Occupational Psychologist. It provides a route for progression onto a Doctor of Philosophy programme. Graduates may also consider related careers in areas of human resource management and organisational development.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Strategic Learning, Training and Development
  • Diversity Management 
  • Advanced Research Methods in Organisational Psychology 
  • Well-being and Work
  • Business Leadership
  • Conflict Management 
  • Work Design, Organisational Change and Development 
  • Psychological Assessment At Work 
  • Research Project in Organisational Psychology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Where the University receives a high number of applications, programmes may close during November/December so it’s advisable to submit applications as early as possible.


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • As students from different countries tend to apply at different points in the application period, applications from some countries may close earlier in the year. In these cases we will aim to provide a 3-week notice period to the affected country, prior to any programme closure.
  • It is a prerequisite that all students have a minimum of a 2:1 in a British Psychological Society (BPS) accredited Psychology bachelor degree providing Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership (GBC).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    22000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 22000 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    12000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12000 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Liverpool

556 - 1035 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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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