24 months
5918 GBP/year
5918 GBP/year
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This 100% online and part-time MSc Organisational Psychology from University of Essex Online brings together the complementary fields of business and psychology to create an applied psychology Masters degree.

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The programme is designed for those with a personal or professional interest in business psychology. It explores key psychological theories that can be applied to a broad range of workplace settings. You will learn how to increase business efficiency, improve organisational structures, assess job performance as well as effectively motivate employees.

There is a strong focus on employability throughout the programme. You will acquire a foundation in research methods and statistics, build a skills portfolio, and develop transferrable skills that will be beneficial to a variety of careers.

The Organisational Psychology programme from University of Essex Online will culminate in the completion of a dissertation, where you will conduct independent research into an area of organisational psychology of your choice and apply your learnings from the course to produce your report.

Your future

On completion of this course, you will have developed the knowledge and skills that will be useful in roles in organisational development, human resources, and employee training, as well as marketing, sales and management related disciplines. This course will also be beneficial for careers within academia and research, enabling you to progress to a PhD or professional doctorate in a related field.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • 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

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

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


180 alternative credits



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General requirements

In order to satisfy the academic entry route requirements for our MSc Organisational Psychology, you must have the following qualifications as a minimum:

  • an undergraduate degree from an approved institution, equivalent to a UK Honours degree, or a relevant professional qualification

In order to satisfy the work experience entry route requirements for our MSc Organisational Psychology, you must meet the following criteria:

  • at least 3 years’ experience (voluntary or paid) within a relevant field, supported by 2 appropriate references. A relevant field may include one in marketing and sales, human resources, employee training, and management.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    5918 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11836 GBP for the full programme during 24 months.
  • National

    5918 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11836 GBP for the full programme during 24 months.


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