The criteria for entry are: an Honours degree in a relevant subject (e.g. psychology, business, social science or science); or a lower/upper second or first class award.
Applicants who do not meet one or both of the two criteria above but have relevant experience will also be considered for entry on an individual basis.
For EU and international students with English as a foreign language: this degree requires IELTS of 6.5 overall.
How can I study this course?
This course can be studied 100% online with both full-time and part-time options.
The full-time route takes one year to complete, or part-time two years.
How much will it cost?
This course has a UK and International fee. The Admissions Team will carry out a fee assessment where appropriate, to determine which fee is applicable.
16 May 2022
UK students – £14,700 International students – £14,700
Postgraduate UK/EU students
The tuition fee for the course that is stated on the course webpage and in the prospectus will apply. If the duration of the course is longer than one academic year, we may increase the fee for each subsequent year of study but any such increases will be no more than inflation. Following the UK’s exit from the European Union, EU students should be aware that there may be a change to UK laws following the UK’s exit; this may change their student status, their eligibility to study part time, and/or their eligibility for student finance. We will act in accordance with the UK’s laws in force in relation to student tuition fees and finance from time to time.
Postgraduate international students
The tuition fee that is stated on the course webpage and in the prospectus for the first year of study will apply. We will review our tuition fees each year. For international students, we may increase fees for each subsequent year of study but such increases will be no more than 5% above inflation.
As a student of this accredited degree, you will be entitled to become a member of the Association for Business Psychology (ABP) and gain access to discounts on the price of attending the annual conference as well as other ABP events.
A student who successfully completes the degree will have achieved the following learning outcomes.
• A comprehensive knowledge and understanding of how psychology can be applied to business, including research and theory in the areas of wellbeing, psychological assessment, learning, training, development, leadership, engagement, motivation, consumer behaviour, marketing and advertising.
• A critical understanding of how psychology can be applied to global, real world questions, situations, and contexts for the benefit of individuals, teams and organisations.
• Experiences to develop the skills and confidence needed to apply psychological principles in a real world business environment.
• A critical understanding of themselves as practitioners, psychology as a science, and the way psychology can be applied in the workplace.
• A critical understanding of psychological research paradigms, research methods, data analyses, theories and knowledge-generation.
• A critical approach to the identification, analysis, evaluation, and application of psychological research evidence and theory ie psychological literature.
• A range of transferable skills including, but not necessarily limited to, working independently and within teams, numerical and reasoning skills, digital literacy, communicating effectively in a variety of media to different audiences with scientific argument and sensitivity, and appropriate self-management strategies to organise time and workloads.
• A range of subject-specific skills surrounding critical evaluation, professional and ethical conduct, consultancy and evidence-based practice.
• To demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the principles of consultancy and the theories and practices found in leadership.