Take the next step in your career by applying psychology to the world of work. This course will help you to manage people, even if you've never studied psychology before. You'll learn how to effectively motivate employees, how to train them, how to recruit them, how to design job specifications, how to assess performance, how to manage well-being and how to lead along with learning how to manage organisational change and diversity in the workplace. At Nottingham, we make sure the course has a practical focus and aim to improve your skills as a practitioner. You'll learn about consultancy as part of your studies and gain a good grasp on research methods applicable to the workplace, something that is particularly valuable to future employers. You'll be taught by research-active experts in the field, some of whom completed their own MSc’s at Nottingham Malaysia. By the end of the course, you should be ready to apply what you've learned to the real world of work.
Why choose this course?
Among the most popular fields of applied psychology are those concerned with work and health. Degree programmes offered at DOAP are founded strongly on these themes. Management psychology, for example, is concerned with solving real life problems of business, organizations and management. Occupational health psychology, on the other hand, is focused on the psychology of organisations and its employees in the promotion of occupational health and safety at work.
The MSc in Management Psychology and MSc/PGDip in Occupational Health and Safety Leadership are offered on a full time and part time basis. The division has adopted a blended learning approach. Our taught postgraduate programmes are built around three learning modes:
- local face-to-face teaching and tutorials,
- workshop based teaching with ‘fly-in’ experts from Nottingham UK, supported by
- an e-learning environment allowing you to access your studies anywhere in the world.
Management Psychology is concerned with the use of psychological principles and theory to solve practical problems of business, organizations and management.
This course is open to all graduates even those who have never studied psychology before. Students will learn to apply newly discovered skills to practical work through modules such as consultancy skills in key areas such as learning, training, and motivation; wellbeing and work, leadership, engagement and motivation; work design, organizational change and development; psychological assessment at work, and research design using advanced data gathering and analytical techniques for applying psychology to work and organisations. Students will also get the competitive advantage of being trained by our expert teaching teams and invited guest speakers in Malaysia and the UK.