University of Roehampton

Occupational and Business Psychology MSc

This MSc is accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS) and the Association for Business Psychology (ABP). This program can be a step towards becoming either a chartered occupational psychologist or a business psychologist.



This ‘hybrid’ program is both scientific and evidence-informed, skill-based and practical, and will teach you how to become practitioners and consultants.


If you have a keen interest in understanding how psychology can be applied to work and business, such as management consultants, executive coaches, HR practitioners, career advisors, business executives, and proprietors, then this MSc in Occupational and Business Psychology is for you. 


You will cover the theoretical areas specified by the Division of Occupational Psychology of the British Psychological Society as a necessary basis for occupational psychology Chartership. In addition, you will be introduced to practical and professional issues in occupational and business psychology throughout the program, with ‘organizational visits’ and a specific assessed component entitled ’Evidence Informed Practice.

Entry Requirements

  • Minimum 2.2 honours degree in Psychology, Business Management, or Human Resource Management.

  • IELTS 6.5 overall with a minimum of 5.5 in each component.

Career Prospects

Career opportunities after completing Occupational and Business Psychology MSc

  • Human Resources Executive.
  • Market Research Analyst.
  • Industrial Counselor.
  • Marketing Executive.
  • Industrial-Organizational Psychologist.
  • Corporate Consultant.
  • Human Factors Specialist.
  • Customer Relationship Specialist.

Course Details

Level 7

Compulsory modules

Selection and Psychological Testing
Coaching, Training, and Behavioural Change
Leadership, Engagement, and Motivation
Applied Research Methods: Qualitative and Quantitative Methods
Evidence-Informed Practice
Wellbeing and Organisational Health
Work Design and Organisational Change

Professional Development Programme (Non-credit bearing)
Professional Development Programme

Research Consultancy Project/Dissertation module
Research Consultancy Project/Dissertation

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