M.Sc. On Campus

Work and Organisational Psychology

12 months
17500 EUR/year
9400 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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This MSc in Work and Organisational Psychology at University of Limerick is designed for psychology and business graduates who are interested in understanding people management in the workplace. It provides students with a unique opportunity to learn about and apply psychological theories to complex work situation in order to maximise organisational effectiveness and employee wellbeing.


About Work and Organisational Psychology at University of Limerick

This specialist MSc produces professional and self-reflective practitioners who are equipped to make evidence-based contributions to both organisational performance and employee wellbeing. Students acquire in-depth and up-to-date knowledge of theory and empirical evidence -- from psychology and other relevant fields -- that are applicable to the world of work. =

 A wide range of topics are covered including recruitment and selection, leadership, learning and development, motivation and performance, psychometric assessment, work design, employee wellbeing, organisational change, and coaching. The programme recognises the critical role of interpersonal and group skills that underpin the success of Work & Organisational Psychologists and Organisational Behaviour Specialists. Graduates are equipped to use appropriate and ethical, multi-level diagnostic and analytical tools relating to individual, group and organisational problems.  The programme also aims to ensure that graduates understand the complex work organisation and its interaction with the broader social, economic and political environment.

The MSc programme currently offers modules leading to a British Psychological Society’s qualification in psychometrics and in Professional Development to assist students in mastering their employability.


Our graduates have moved into a wide range of generalist and specialist positions in areas such as Consultancy, Human Resource Management, Line Management and Social Care. Job titles include: Organisational Psychologist, Senior Consultant, Recruitment Consultant, Business Analyst, International Executive Search Consultant, Human Resource Specialist, Human Resource Intern, Talent Manager, Talent Development Project Administrator, Project Manager Analyst, Performance Coach, Occupational Health Manager, Social Care Worker, and Disability Support Worker. Some of the many employers who have hired our graduates include: Accenture, Aon, Korn Ferry, KinchLyons, BMS Performance, Metronic, Northern Trust, Ely Lilly, Fexco, Dunnes Stores, Health Service Executive, and EmployAbility.

Programme Structure

Courses Include:

  • Organisation & Work Design
  • The Psychology of Leadership & Change
  • Professional Development
  • Psychology of Employment Relations
  • Psychometric Testing

Key information


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

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

EU Applicants: Early application is advisable.




On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants for the MSc in Work and Organisationa l Behaviour/Psychology programme must have a first or second class Level 8 honours degree
  • Applicants must also satisfy the English Language Requirements of the University. 
  • Three or more years work experience is preferred for applicants with a second class (lower) honours degree.
  • A copy of your birth certificate/passport
  • A CV which includes the jobs you have held in the last 5 years, with a brief description of principal duties

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17500 EUR per year during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9400 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9400 EUR per year during 12 months.

Part-time fees:

  • EU: 5,300 EUR
  • NON-EU: 11,000 EUR

Living costs for Limerick

850 - 1150 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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