Business Psychology MSc

Course Introduction

Course Summary

Our Business Psychology course is a one-year course, or two years part-time. It combines applied psychology with a strong professional emphasis, and is highly attuned to the needs of working professionals, giving you a competitive edge as you pursue your career as a practising business psychologist.

In this course, we steer away from exams, and offer other assessment methods that are relevant to the real world and are based on real scenarios you will face as professionals. There is also valuable input from experts in the fields of positive psychology and coaching, and past students offering insights into different applications of business psychology in practice.

What we're researching in our School

Our courses focus on the application of theory, principles and research from the fields of counselling, coaching, occupational and positive psychology and career guidance to address social issues and enhance quality of life. We do this by using discipline-specific interventions that improve outcomes and enable individuals to flourish. The goal is to develop individuals and group communities so that they can function at their optimum.

Your Future Career

The practical emphasis of this course, balanced with a focus on developing critical thinking, means many of our students have progressed to highly successful careers. Over the past five years, our students have gained employment as business psychologists, coaching psychologists, sports and performance psychologists, leadership development specialists, and human factors experts for a wide range of companies and organisations.

These include Google, Amazon, Vodafone, Deloitte, Emirates Airlines, Siemens, Royal Bank of Scotland, RAF, Ministry of Justice, Ministry of Defence and a number of occupational psychology practices including Saville Consulting, A&DC, Peoplewise and Genius e strong professional emphasis, combined with a comprehensive skills curriculum, will develop your transferable skills and equip you with a competitive edge for the world of work. As our range of internships attests, we have profitable links across some of the key areas of the industry, which is good news for our graduates.

Start Date

EXPECTED OCT-2021.

Tuition & Fees

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
2 years
Part Time
MSc Home Fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc Overseas Fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc European Fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc £10,500 Home Fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc £13,680 Overseas Fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc £10,500 European Fees

Qualifications Required

  • Domestic entry requirements: Students need a 2.2 honours degree. They are normally expected to have Grade C in GCSE English and Maths.
  • International entry requirements: Students need a 2.2 honours degree. They are normally expected to have Grade C in GCSE English and Maths. Students should have an overall IELTS 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in Writing, Speaking, Reading and Listening (or recognised equivalent).
  • IELTS score: 6.5