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Occupational Psychology

University of Leicester

24 months
5747 GBP/year
5747 GBP/year
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This Occupational Psychology programme offered at the University of Leicester is for you if... you want a sound knowledge and understanding of how psychology can be applied in an occupational context.


Programme Aims

This Occupational Psychology programme offered at the University of Leicester will equip you with an excellent level of knowledge and understanding of a broad range of topics in Occupational Psychology, including an appreciation of theory, an awareness of the strengths and limitations of research evidence, and how research can be used to help organisations and its employees. It also provides stage one towards the BPS Qualification in Occupational Psychology.

You will learn how to apply occupational psychology methodologies to solve real-life problems in organisations. Core psychological theories will be illustrated with the latest research and examples of practice. You will develop a range of applied skills including interviewing, evaluation and questionnaire design.The course uses an online teaching and learning system to create an interactive learning environment. Your learning materials are accessed completely online at any time of the day. Distance learning with the School of Psychology means studying in your own time on a part-time basis, so you can combine achieving a qualification with work or family commitments. You will benefit from our professionally created course syllabus that meets the needs of professionals working in the field. The course team consists of both academics and practitioners with a wide range of expertise across all areas of the subject.


This MSc is fully accredited by the British Psychological Society. This means you can go on to stage 2 to become a Chartered Occupational Psychologist.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Learning, Training and Development
  • Psychological Assessment at Work
  • Work Design, Organisational Change and Development
  • Leadership, Engagement and Motivation
  • Research Methods

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits



Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Second class honours degree in Psychology that confers Graduate Basis for Chartership with the British Psychological Society (BPS).
  • You must also have some occupational experience.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    5747 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11495 GBP for the full programme during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    5747 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11495 GBP for the full programme during 24 months.


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