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Loughborough University

Work Psychology

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Rank: 5 (UKEAS)

Location: Main Site

Website: www.lboro.ac.uk

Study mode full-time

Degree: Masters

Start Date: 2021/10/01

Duration: 12 months

Intl fees: £25450


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Description

Loughborough University has opted into the TEF and received a Gold award.

Our MSc Work Psychology is accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS) and is designed for those wanting to develop a career as an occupational psychologist or in human resource management, personnel or business consultancy.You will receive in-depth training by experienced researchers and practitioners to equip you to understand and evaluate a wide range of psychological theories that can be applied in organisational settings. This is integrated with practical training on how to apply relevant theory to influence important business decisions. The course covers a wide range of important business issues including change management, employee selection and development, leadership, and work motivation, well-being and performance.Throughout the programme there is a strong emphasis on developing critical thinking and consultancy skills, as well as the ability to work effectively within a wide range of organisational stakeholders. You will extend and cement your practical skills by completing a research project that allows you to apply your knowledge to an organisational issue.A blended learning, block teaching approach is used to make the course equally accessible to both full-time students and part-time students in full-time employment looking to further develop their career.Completion of this BPS-accredited programme fulfils the requirements of the stage one qualification for those wishing to go on to eventually become a HCPC-registered occupational psychologist.

Requirements

Entry requirements

A British Psychological Society (BPS) accredited 2:1 honours degree (or equivalent international qualification) in psychology plus evidence of numerical proficiency. Applicants with a 2:2 and relevant work experience may be considered.

Language qualifications

IELTS: 6.5 (6.0 in each individual element)


Notice: This is the default IELTS grade for Loughborough University.

Professional bodies

  • British Psychological Society
  • Association of MBAs
  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business
  • EQUIS

About this university

International students

Loughborough is home to students from over 130 countries around the world and the international student body normally numbers some 2,500. There are various resources available for those from outside the UK to help them prepare for their time at the university and make the most of it. these includes practical elements such as visa information and booking the free coach service from Heathrow airport as well as induction and welcome sessions. There is also plenty of information available to help adjust to life in the UK and making the most of your studies. There is a specialist International Student Support team on hand at the Student Support Centre to deal with a range of issues particular to international students as well religious facilities areas for all backgrounds and faiths. The Student Union building is found to the north-east end of the campus and is responsible for a range of clubs and societies. It also has five rooms, each with their own themes and has been awarded an International Experience Award for its quality. The students are represented by the Union Council and there are also academic support services on offer. There are 56 sports clubs and a Societies Federation numbering some 80 societies. These include those working from the media centre where the TV station, radio and student magazine operate from. There are also around 45 different projects involving the students working with elderly, special needs, homeless people or the environment. The fundraising organisation raises some £1 million a year for national and international charities.

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