Occupational and Organisational Psychology (BPS Accredited) MSc

  • Programme duration: Full-time: 12 months  
  • Programme start: September 2020
  • Entry requirements: Minimum of 2:1 in a BPS accredited Psychology bachelor degree providing Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership (GBC).

Career prospects

Upon successful completion, the MSc Occupational and Organisational Psychology provides you with Stage 1 of the BPS Qualification in Occupational Psychology, and thus provides a clear foundation for a career as a Registered Occupational Psychologist. It provides a route for progression onto a Doctor of Philosophy programme. Graduates may also consider related careers in areas of human resource management and organisational development.

Careers Support

From the moment you start your MSc you will have access to a specialist careers team which includes a professionally qualified MSc Careers Adviser and a dedicated International Employer Engagement Officer.

Master's Consultancy Challenge

Master's students at the Management School have the opportunity to take part in the ‘We can work it out’ master’s consultancy challenge. Students form several groups and are presented with consultancy problems from a number of organisations.

In 2019, UnileverMandoAirbusSysdocChester ZooPwCSantanderOpen ProgrammaticDeal MoonDecathlonRad WrapsHays, and Totem learning all took part in the challenge and worked with our students. During the challenge students have access to a consultancy expert and benefit from workshops such as ‘developing consultancy skills’ and ‘pitching an idea’.

Work experience opportunities

We've been able to organise work-based placements for many of our postgraduate students. These are generally linked to your dissertation project and are extremely valuable as a result. We work hard to make sure students and hosts get the maximum from the placement.

Here are just some of the organisations we work with:-

  • Airbus
  • American Marketing Association
  • Caterpillar
  • Chartered Management Institute
  • Chiron Vaccines
  • CIPSI
  • CMI
  • EURAM
  • Everton FC
  • Getrag-Ford
  • Hewlett Packard
  • HSBC
  • Institute of Exports
  • Jaguar
  • KPMG
  • Liverpool Chamber of Commerce
  • Liverpool FC
  • Professional Liverpool
  • Sky Television
  • UEFA
  • Unilever
  • Vauxhall
  • YKK