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M.Sc. Online

Organisational Psychology

University of Essex Online

24 months
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5611 GBP/year
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About

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. This online MSc Psychology has been designed for those with a personal or professional interest in these fields. You will learn how psychological theories can be applied to a wide range of workplace settings.

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Overview

There is a strong focus on employability throughout this Masters degree*. You will delve into real-world workplace topics, acquire a foundation in research methods, and build a skills portfolio. Your learnings will enable you to assess job performance, motivate employees as well as improve organisational structures and increase efficiency. You will also develop transferrable skills that are valued by employers in a wide range of industries.

*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.

MSc Organisational Psychology teaching methods

We’re a 100% online education provider, so we use a state-of-the art virtual learning environment (VLE) to deliver our teaching, resources and assessments. Our system tracks and manages the learning process in real-time and provides you with immediate access to your learning materials. The VLE is accessible 24/7 and allows both students and tutors to actively take part in real-time conversations and live workshops.

MSc Organisational Psychology assessment methods

All assessments are delivered through our virtual learning environment (VLE). There is no requirement to go to external test centres; instead you will submit written assignments through the VLE. For the few courses where exams are required, we use a virtual system which allows you to take academically rigorous exams from the comfort of your own home.

We believe you get the most out of your time spent studying when you are kept informed of your performance, and we achieve this by:

  • assessing you throughout modules rather than waiting for end of year exams
  • showing your marks in your grade book which can be viewed whenever you log onto the VLE
  • rapid turnaround on work assessed to ensure your grade book is always up to date
  • ensuring you have regular contact with your Student Support team

We also have a policy of ensuring that the work submitted by students is authentic – we use a well-established electronic monitoring system to check for plagiarism.

MSc Organisational Psychology career prospects

At the end of the programme, you will be equipped with the knowledge and skills that are useful for roles in organisational development, employee training, and human resources, as well as sales and marketing, and management related disciplines. The programme is also beneficial for careers within academia and research, providing a route to progress to a PhD or professional doctorate in a related field. 

Programme Structure

You can study the following modules on the MSc Organisational Psychology:

  • Core Principles of Psychological Enquiry*
  • Strategic Human Resource Development*
  • Research Methods*
  • Psychological Assessment at Work*
  • Mentoring and Coaching for Organisational Effectiveness*
  • Global Environment and People Management
  • Diversity Management in a Global Economy
  • Leadership and Management Development
  • Applied Research Methods*
  • MSc Psychology Dissertation*

* These modules are core and must be passed in order to achieve the award.

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

University of Essex Online have regular intakes throughout the year – apply now and you could start your course soon! 

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

Online
  • Semi-structured
  • Regular optional meetings
  • Proactive tutoring and support
  • Individual work/assignments (with online group discussions)

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

At University of Essex Online, we believe that everyone should be able to access education. That is why we offer two different entry routes onto our MSc Organisational Psychology, which consider academic or work-based experience.

English language requirement

Our courses are taught in English so to study with us you must have an IELTS (Academic) score of 6.5 or equivalent. If you don’t hold an IELTS or equivalent qualification, you will be required to pass a free online English test to assess your proficiency.

Work experience

Work experience entry route (if not eligible see academic entry route)

You must meet the following criteria:

  • at least 3 years’ experience (voluntary or paid) within a relevant field, supported by 2 appropriate references

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    5611 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11222 GBP for the full programme during 24 months.
  • National

    5611 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11222 GBP for the full programme during 24 months.

This fee excludes any applicable sales tax payable by you in your country of residence. Where applicable, the University is required to add the sales tax.

Funding

Our MSc Organisational Psychology tuition fee includes all teaching materials and required reading, and there aren’t any hidden charges for assessments or resits. 

  • Designated for postgraduate student loans in England.
  • Monthly payment plan available for those who are self-funding.
  • Full payment discount if you pay the full course fee upfront.
  • A range of scholarships are available subject to applicants meeting certain criteria.**

Please note that you can only apply for a maximum of two discounts or scholarships.

** To find out whether you’re eligible for our scholarships contact University of Essex Online’s Admissions team.

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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