M.A. On Campus

Psychology - Work and Organisational Psychology

12 months
18400 EUR/year
8130 EUR/year
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With the MA in Psychology - Work and Organisational Psychology at University College Cork programme, you will develop a range of practical skills in conducting research, critical thinking and analysis, and a range of competencies relevant to professional work psychologists such as selection and assessment, negotiation, consulting etc.


The aim is to equip graduates of this programme with the building blocks to operate as effective and reflective professionals. 

The MA in Psychology - Work and Organisational Psychology at University College Cork is designed to advance your knowledge of the discipline of psychology applied in work settings. To achieve this the course content emphasises the application of high-quality psychological research to real-world concerns and issues in the workplace.


Graduates of this programme can look forward to a wide range of career options across both the public and private sectors applying psychology at work.  Graduates may enter careers as work and organisational psychologists, or may consider careers in human resource management, human resource development, consultancy, organizational research or academic/research careers.

Programme Structure


  • Research Methods and Data Analysis
  • Learning, Well-Being and Participation at Work
  • Personnel Selection and Assessment
  • Professional Skills
  • Changing, Leading and Developing Organisations
  • Designing in Work and Workplaces
  • Positive Organisational Psychology
  • Private Practice
  • Coaching Skills
  • Cognitive Enhancement 

Key information


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

Start dates & application deadlines


90 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A primary honours degree (NFQ, Level 8) in Psychology.
  • Satisfy the eligibility requirements for graduate membership of the Psychological Society of Ireland or the British Psychological Society.  This can be demonstrated by:
  • Evidence that your undergraduate degree is accredited by the PSI or BPS (see
  • Evidence from the BPS that they consider your undergraduate degree to be equivalent to a PSI/BPS accredited degree, in terms of granting you eligibility for graduate membership of the society.
  • A second class honours grade one degree is required.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18400 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18400 EUR per year during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    8130 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8130 EUR per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Cork

860 - 1400 EUR /month
Living costs

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


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