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MSc Organizational Psychology and Business

Programme code:MSC-BS/OP&BUCAS code:
Duration:12 Months Method of Attendance: Full Time
Programme manager:Olivia Solomon Contact

Total credits: 180

Entry requirements:

A bachelor degree with a 2:1 (hons), which includes at least one module focused on ‘research methods’.

This course will be particularly relevant for applicants who hold an undergraduate degree in Psychology. However, we also accept those from other undergraduate backgrounds, as long as at least one module focused on ‘research methods’ was completed as part of the course. Completion of an undergraduate research dissertation project is also advantageous.

For applicants whose first language is not English:
IELTS 6.5 overall, with no less than 6.0 in any component.

School/Unit responsible for the parenting of students and programme:

Leeds University Business School

Examination board through which the programme will be considered:

Postgraduate Board of Examiners, LUBS

Programme specification:

Our graduates will:

1. Understand the empirical and theoretical research literature from the domain of Organizational Psychology ;

2. Demonstrate awareness and understanding of the practical issues associated with implementing and applying such theory in practice;

3. Display technical, interpersonal, analytical and commercial skills to enable them to design and manage effective psychological interventions;

4. Understand the range of research methods and analytical techniques available to the Organizational Psychologist, and how these can be applied to address applied research problems;

5. Be reflective learners with insight and understanding in ethical conduct, global and cultural awareness, professional issues and practical constraint, and a developing professional identity.

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[Learning Outcomes, Transferable (Key) Skills, Assessment]

Compulsory modules:

Candidates are eligible for the award if they pass the above compulsory modules and complete satisfactorily the dissertation/independent research project, and in so doing attain the required 180 credits across the modules studied.

LUBS5379MSelection and Training for Human Performance15 creditsSemester 1 (Sep to Jan)
LUBS5381MThe Psychology of Effective Organizations15 creditsSemester 1 (Sep to Jan)
LUBS5385MSystems Thinking and Consulting Practice15 creditsSemester 1 (Sep to Jan)
LUBS5386MOrganizational Development and Change15 creditsSemester 2 (Jan to Jun)
LUBS5392MDissertation60 credits1 Oct to 30 Sep (12mth)
LUBS5393MManaging Performance and Developing Careers15 creditsSemester 2 (Jan to Jun)
LUBS5395MResearch Design and Analysis15 creditsSemester 1 (Sep to Jan)
LUBS5397MAdvanced Behavioural Research Design and Analysis15 creditsSemester 2 (Jan to Jun)
LUBS5584MCommercial and Professional Skills15 creditsSemester 2 (Jan to Jun)

Last updated: 25/05/2023 14:06:13


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