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MSc in Work and Organisational Psychology / BehaviourDC508/DC957 | Postgraduate Part Time
The MSc in Work and Organisational Psychology/Behaviour at DCU Business School is the longest running specialised programme delivering organisational psychology education in Ireland. The programme emphasises collaborative and participative team learning, and draws heavily on the experiences and insights of participants rather than on the lecturer as expert. The programme produces professionally qualified organisational psychologists and organisational behaviour specialists who can make significant contributions to organisations wishing to achieve optimal performance.
This programme is delivered on a part-time basis over two years. Classes take place one evening per week on Tuesday’s, 15.00 – 20:00.
For Fees information, see our fees booklet.
Why Do This Course?
The programme aims to produce professionally qualified Organisational Psychologists and Organisational Behaviour specialists who shall:
• Develop the ability to objectively analyse specific and related aspects of the structure of an organisation and the tasks it performs;
• Have a complete understanding of both the measurement and influence of individual differences such as personality, motivation, leadership style and attitudes on organisational performance and efficiency;
• Be cognisant of the available methods of employee testing, appraisal and development, appropriate to organisational rationale;
• Be capable of analysing organisational staffing needs and prescribing job analysis, recruitment and selection techniques for that organisation;
• Develop distinctive psychological skills for the diagnosis of specific aspects of organisational behaviour and functioning such as training, decision-making, restructuring, problem-solving and job design;
• Develop the ability to aid organisations embrace teamworking, multi-cultural workplace integration and innovative management techniques.
DCU Business School is ranked in the top 90 Business Schools in Europe in the 2020 Financial Times Ranking, one of only three Irish Business Schools to achieve this ranking. The Financial Times Ranking for Business Schools is one of the most highly acknowledged and widely cited authorities on quality and performance of institutions globally.
*This programme will run subject to sufficient numbers of students enrolled
Graduates of this programme are equipped for employment in a wide range of Irish and international organisations, in both the public and private sectors. Graduates typically take positions managing change, diagnosing organisational problems, and planning and managing interventions. The variety of positions undertaken reflects the diverse strengths of the programme.
The University has launched a new student application portal. Applications for entry to this course can be made here.
General Entry Requirements
For admission to the MSc in Work and Organisational Psychology (DC508) candidates must hold –
A 2.1 Honours degree in Psychology and relevant work experience
For admission to the MSc in Work and Organisational Behaviour (DC957) candidates must hold –
A 2.1 Honours degree in any discipline and relevant work experience
Applicants who have achieved a 2.2 Honours degree may still obtain a place. This will depend on availability of places and on obtaining high grades in relevant modules on their undergraduate programme.
Selection of applicants may include an interview. This programme is fully accredited by the Chartered Institute of Personnel Development and completion leads to graduate membership of C.I.P.D.
DC508 is also fully accredited by the Psychological Society of Ireland.
The programme commences with a compulsory Orientation Session, which takes place the week before the standard University commencement date.
All Applicants must submit
- Academic Transcripts for each and every year of study with English translation if applicable.
- A detailed Personal statement, details of professional qualification/s or significant work experience.
- Please include your CV and details of relevant experience.
- Where relevant, evidence of competence in the English language as per entry requirements for DCU Business School. Please see link http://www.dcu.ie/registry/english.shtml.
Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the programme is full or until:
- Closing date for EU applicants is 15th August 2021.
- Closing date for non EU applicants is 16th July 2021.
Note applicants who require a study visa for the purposes of studying at DCU, are advised to apply as early as possible.
Queries from EU applicants should be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Queries from non EU applicants should be directed to email@example.com.
Commencement of Programme
The programme commences in September 2021.
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