Kingston University: Occupational and Business Psychology

InstitutionKingston University View institution profile
Department Kingston Business School
Web www.kingston.ac.uk/postgraduate
Email admissionsops@kingston.ac.uk
Telephone 02033089932
Study type Taught

Summary

**Reasons to choose Kingston**
– Kingston Business School is one of just five per cent of the world’s business schools with accreditation from the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) International.
– This is the only course in the UK with dual accreditation from the British Psychological Society and the Association for Business Psychology. It can form part of the route towards becoming a chartered and registered occupational psychologist.
– Regular guest speakers are from a range of organisations, including major test publishers and business psychology consultancies.

**About this course**
This course will help you understand the way people behave at work, examining the application of psychology to the workplace and its relevance to performance. You will develop skills to gather and critically evaluate evidence to help workplace decisions.
You will learn through case studies and from active practitioners, studying ethics, your role as a psychologist, and how to successfully implement a programme in an organisation.
You will use psychological tools and specialist software. Additional short courses cover psychometric testing, for a fraction of the private market cost.

**Example modules**
– Career Counselling, Training and Development
– Leadership, Change and Consultancy
– Performance Appraisal and Identifying Talent

**Career opportunities**
You will graduate ready for roles in management training centres, assessment centres, organisational development departments, private companies, the civil service, the health sector and the Ministry of Defence.

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Overview
A vibrant, modern and supportive University based across four campuses, Kingston offers a wide range of postgraduate taught and research degrees. It offers people from all backgrounds and countries (140 at the last count) the opportunity to make a difference – not only to their own lives, but also to the world around them.

You’ll earn a postgraduate degree with a difference via 118 years of teaching excellence.  We will help you to achieve your career goals by putting your academic knowledge into practice, gaining the problem-solving skills and flexibility you need to adapt to the changing ...

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