This postgraduate distance learning degree 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.
The Psychology of Work programme offered at the University of Leicester has a strong applied focus that will enable you to see the potential for using psychology, whether as a practitioner, or when engaging the services of consultants. 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.
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 to 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.
Careers and employability
A postgraduate qualification is an investment in your future. There is no doubt that studying for a postgraduate qualification can help your career prospects – you will gain the deeper knowledge and high end skills and that will set you apart. Studying with us gives a clear signal to employers. It demonstrates that you have the spark, ambition and commitment to take your career to the next level. Your employer will also benefit directly from your newly acquired understanding and capabilities.
- Learning, training and development
- Psychological assessment at work
- Work design, organisational change and development
- Leadership, engagement and motivation
- Research methods
- Application of occupational psychology
- Wellbeing at work
- 12 months
- 24 months
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DisciplinesPsychology Organisational Behaviour Educational Psychology View 139 other Masters in Psychology in United Kingdom
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- Second class honours degree in Psychology or a related subject (e.g. Business or Health Studies), or equivalent.
- You must also have some occupational experience.
International11950 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 11950 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
National11950 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 11950 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.