MSc Organisational Psychology

An accredited route into occupational psychology.

Enhance your skills and knowledge on this advanced course in the science of how people and groups behave at work. It is designed for those with an undergraduate degree in psychology and is available on a full-time or part-time basis.

This course is accredited by The British Psychological Society BPS

The course is approved by The British Psychological Society (BPS).

MSc Organisational Psychology / Application and selection

Year of entry: 2017

How to apply

Apply online

Admissions update 

Please note that due to the high volume of applications received this year, this course is now closed to new applications for entry in September 2017. Applications for 2018 will be processed from October 2017.

Advice to applicants

Your statement of purpose should answer specific questions outlined below.  Applications will not be successful without this statement.

  1. Please tell us your current or final average mark for the subjects you have studied in your degree, and if possible your position in class.
  2. Please tell us why you are interested in the MSc Organisational Psychology course at Alliance MBS and how the course will impact on your future.
  3. Please let us know about any relevant experience you have gained (full-time job, summer job, internships etc).
  4. It is competitive to gain a place on the course.  Please tell us what makes you stand out as an applicant compared to others.

How your application is considered

Applications cannot normally be processed without copies of the following:

  • up-to-date English language score outlining individual element scores (where applicable),
  • up-to-date transcript
  • two academic references (at least one will be required at the time of application)
  • statement of purpose
  • copy of passport (for non home/EU students only)

Scanned copies will be accepted at the time of application.

Skills, knowledge, abilities, interests

Work experience is not essential, but we give preference to applicants who have relevant work experience.

Deferrals

To defer you offer to the following year, you must contact your admission officer to get a copy of the deferral form.  You can only defer your offer for one year.

Re-applications

If you applied in the previous year and your application was not successful you may apply again. Your application will be considered against the standard course entry criteria for that year of entry.  In your new application you should demonstrate how your application has improved.  We may draw upon all information from your previous applications or any previous registrations at the University as a student when assessing your suitability for your chosen course. If you are applying for a place for the same year of entry through UCAS Extra, you should provide additional evidence of your suitability for the course. If you are applying through clearing you are required to meet the clearing requirements. In both UCAS Extra and clearing the places will be subject to availability.
Testimonial Eyitayo Iyortim
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"The lecturers are able to bring a lot of experience to the lecture content and class discussions are robust. This has a huge impact on learning. The number of extracurricular learning opportunities is vast, including seminars, workshops and consultant days which bring you into contact with the best of the outside world."

Eyitayo Iyortim, Nigeria

MSc Organisational Psychology, Class of 2016

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