MSc Occupational Psychology Distance Learning Program

Master of Science in Occupational Psychology


Quarterly Fee : £1,755**
Full Course Fee : £10,525
(+VAT, if applicable)
Fees are paid directly to the University of Leicester.

Duration : 24 months

Accreditation: BPS


Mode of study : Distance Learning

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Application Deadline

01 Oct 2018

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About the Programme

  • Students on this postgraduate distance learning degree will possess an excellent level of knowledge and understanding of a range of topics in Occupational Psychology and a keen awareness of theory and the strengths and limitations of research evidence, and how research can be used to help companies and its employees.


  • Students will learn to use acquired knowledge to solve real-life problems in organisations through the application of occupational psychology methodologies.

  • The programme will not only illustrate core psychological theories, it will also present the latest findings and examples of practice.

  • The programme utilises an online learning platform enabling the student to learn in a highly interactive learning environment while accessing the learning material 24/7.

  • You also have the option to attend a three-day residential Course Conference in April at the University where you can attend workshops and study skills sessions.

  • In addition to providing support for your studies, the conference gives you the opportunity to hear esteemed speakers, both academic and practitioner, on areas of occupational psychology. It is also a great opportunity to meet academics and other students.

  • As part of the course you can also sign up for optional training courses in psychometric testing. (There is an additional cost for these.)

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Entry Requirements

  • A Second class honours degree in Psychology that confers Graduate Basis for Chartership with the British Psychological Society (BPS) and also must have some occupational experience

  • IELTS 6.5 or equivalent. If your first language is not English, you may need to provide evidence of your English language ability.

  • The University of Leicester English Language Test which takes only 90 minutes and is available on demand.

Career Path

  • Our graduates tell us that graduating from the MSc in Occupational Psychology enabled them to swiftly move into senior and directorial levels such as CTO “Chief Talent Officer”, Senior HR Consultant, HR Director, Talent Manager as well as senior positions on boards of directors.


  • In addition to the ability to pursue Doctoral studies , this MSc is fully accredited by the British Psychological Society and enabling you to go on to stage 2 to become a Chartered Occupational Psychologist.

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Please Note: due to regular enhancements of the University’s courses, please refer to Leicester’s own website ( and/or Terms and Conditions ( for the most accurate and up-to-date course information. We recommend that you familiarise yourself with this information prior to submitting an application.

** Please contact your consultant for the updated instalment plan