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Comments about Organisational Psychology MSc - At the institution - Hatfield - Hertfordshire
The aim of the programme is to produce rounded professionals with basic competence not only in the various technical areas, but also in a range of professional skills and competencies, enabling successful graduates to interact with future clients and colleagues in an effective manner.
Entry requirements You normally need a good honours degree and a minimum of two years work experience. The British Psychological Society (BPS) requires that those admitted to the MSc Occupational Psychology have the 'Graduate Basis for Registration'; this means having completed an accredited undergraduate programme in psychology or having made a successful individual application to the BPS. Those without the GBR may apply for the MSc Organisational Psychology.
Organisational Psychology MSc
This programme combines high level vocational training with academic rigour. It prepares successful graduates for careers in a variety of areas including consultancy, specialist roles within organisations, research and particular technical specialisations.
MSc Organisational Psychology
Applicants normally need the Graduate Basis for Registration to apply to the MSc Occupational Psychology. However, those without the GBR may apply. If accepted, they complete the same course but are registered for the MSc Organisational Psychology, which is not accredited by the BPS.
The course includes the following areas:
-Human Potential and Performance
-Research and Professional Skills in Action
-Psychology of Selection and Assessment
-Evolution of Organisations and Leadership
-Individual and Organisational Learning
You will also carry out a project, which is a substantive piece of investigative work, normally carried out in an external organisation. Host organisations for MSc projects have included government departments, large commercial concerns in both manufacturing and service sectors, a range of consultancies and charities.
This course prepares you for careers in a variety of areas including consultancy, specialist roles within organisations, research and areas of technical expertise. Teaching methods
Assessment is by examination, coursework, demonstration of a series of competencies and completion of a project.