Year 1 Modules
PY0714 Qualitative and Quantitative Methods (, 20 Credits)
PY0720 Employee Selection and Development (, 20 Credits)
PY0722 Work and the Environment (, 20 Credits)
Year 2 Modules
PY0109 Counselling (, 10 Credits)
PY0129 Training in Organisations (, 10 Credits)
PY0700 MSc Thesis (Part-time) (, 60 Credits)
PY0717 Professional Skills (, 20 Credits)
PY0719 The Organisation (, 20 Credits)
COURSEWORK AND ASSESSMENT
The MSc has a range of assessment methods including assignments and unseen examinations. The Professional Skills programme will cover practical skills such as workshop design and the BPS Level A occupational testing course. On successful completion of the Level A training, students will be awarded the Level A Certificate of Competence in Occupational Testing recognised by the BPS. The thesis provides students with an opportunity to carry out an extensive empirical investigation related to a topic of their own choice in occupational psychology. For part-time students the thesis is completed between June and December of the second year.
This programme is fully accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS) and provides students with professional training in the field of occupational psychology which is necessary for students to make progress towards becoming a Chartered Occupational Psychologist.
The degree effectively prepares students for a career in Occupational Psychology in a variety of areas including private consultancy, the public sector, research and technical specialisms.