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BA HonsBusiness Psychology

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Overview

Business psychology is the study of how an understanding of the psychology of human behaviour can be applied within business organisations to manage people more effectively. You will gain highly valued communication and thinking skills demanded by employers.

This degree will provide you with an understanding of business and management, and insight into the psychology of individual and group behaviour at work.

It will prepare you to lead and manage by equipping you with the key theories and practical approaches to manage people effectively and to understand the dynamics of human interaction in the workplace.

Informed by both academic knowledge and professional practice, you will develop the ability to find practical solutions to people-related problems within organisations, examine the moral issues of work and explore developing areas in management and psychology.

Programme structure

Year 1
Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

Professional Practice 1 (15 credits)
International Business Environment (30 credits)
Managing Organisations and Individuals (30 credits)
Management Practice 1 (15 credits)
Introduction to Psychology for Business (30 credits)

Year 2
Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

Business Ethics (15 credits)
Management Practice 2 (15 credits)
Professional Practice 2: Communications and Research (15 credits)
Cross Cultural Management and Diversity Management (30 credits)
Teams in Organisations (15 credits)
Business and Management Psychology (30 credits)

Year 3
Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

Dissertation (30 credits)
Leadership in Organisations (15 credits)
Career & Professional Practice (15 credits)
Management in Critical Context (15 credits)
Strategy for Managers (15 credits)

Students are required to choose 15 credits from this list of options.

Introduction to Educational Psychology (15 credits)
Introduction to Organisational Psychology (15 credits)

Students are required to choose 15 credits from this list of options.

Psychology of Sport (15 credits)
Cross-Cultural Psychology (15 credits)
Evolutionary Psychology (15 credits)

Career opportunities

In addition to roles in business, graduates from this degree may pursue qualification as a chartered psychologist by going on to study our MSc Psychology degree, which leads to Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership of the British Psychological Society (BPS). This is required to gain entrance to BPS accredited postgraduate programmes and training programmes that lead to chartered status, opening up career opportunities in occupational psychology.

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States