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Business Psychology

Heriot-Watt University

Venues

Edinburgh Campus

Content

This MSc in Business Psychology, a discipline which is also known as Occupational Psychology and Organisational Psychology, will equip you with an in-depth understanding of the psychological mechanisms that drive positive behaviours and performances in the workplace.

This MSc programme in Business Psychology will equip you with an in-depth understanding of the psychological mechanisms that drive positive behaviours and performances in the workplace.

Whether you come from an industry position or directly from a psychology or business degree, this highly respected programme of study will equip you with an effective blend of specialist knowledge from the fields of psychology, management and leadership.

Heriot-Watt University offers two specialist Business Psychology pathways at our Edinburgh Campus:

MSc Business Psychology with Human Resource Management

Business Psychology graduates often build extremely rewarding careers in Human Resource Management within a range of industries. This is why Heriot-Watt has created this specialist programme which blends our world-class teaching and expertise in Business Psychology and Human Resource Management to create a highly-desirable, specialist programme.

MSc Business Psychology with Intercultural Communication

This new specialist pathway has been introduced to help undergraduates from and Arts and Humanities, Business Management and Psychology position themselves as highly-employable candidates for multinational, global organisations. This programme combine’s Business Psychology's specialist focus on leadership, diversity, organisational culture, and change with Intercultural Communication’s focus on written and verbal communication skills in cross-cultural, professional business contexts. The development of these specialist skills will put graduates in the perfect position to make a positive impact on the performance, communication and culture of global organisations.

You can exit at the end of 9 months with PgDip Business Psychology.

Entry Requirements

For MSc entry, students will typically have a First or Second Class Honours Degree.

Start Date

September

Qualification

Postgraduate Master's

Award

MSc

Study Method

Full time

Course Length

12 months

Faculty

School of Social Sciences

Department

Psychology

SCQF Level

11

Website

www.hw.ac.uk