Work and Organisational Psychology

University of Nottingham

12 months
23175 GBP/year
9045 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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During this Work and Organisational Psychology programme from the University of Nottingham, you will learn how to apply psychology to the workplace to improve the performance of organisations and individuals.


This Work and Organisational Psychology programme from the University of Nottingham aims to provide you with:

  • a broad knowledge of work and organisational psychology as a professional discipline; the key theoretical and research models used within work and organisational psychology; and the role of the work and organisational psychologist as educator, researcher and practitioner
  • the skills to evaluate critically and appraise theories and research within work and organisational psychology
  • the knowledge of the main areas of work and organisational psychology
  • a grounding in research skills appropriate to future work in an organisational settings
  • a grounding in the social, organisational and consulting skills required in practice
  • a grounding in the application skills required for both research and professional practice in the core areas of work and organisational psychology
  • the skills to design and conduct independent research within organisational context

Careers and professional development

This course offers a potential platform for careers in occupational psychology, management, consulting, HR, research and academia.

Programme directors will be happy to provide general information about career prospects in relation to their courses and to advise you on the most appropriate course depending upon the career path you have in mind. Together with the University's Centre for Career Development (CCD), we will help you plan your future.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 
  • Introduction in Research Methods
  • Employee Relations and Motivation
  • Organisations, Stress and Health
  • Workplace Counselling and Career Development
  • Ergonomics, work design, health and safety
  • Consultancy Skills Workshop
  • Occupational Selection and Assessment
  • Organisational Development and Change
  • Training in Organisations

Key information


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

Start dates & application deadlines




180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Upper Second Class

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 2.1 (Upper 2nd class hons degree or international equivalent)
  • Your first degree should be in psychology or include psychology modules or you should have studied psychology as a minor subject.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    23175 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 23175 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9045 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9045 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.


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Work and Organisational Psychology
University of Nottingham