Apply by:
20 August 2024
To start:
3 September 2024
  • 180 credits
  • Complete in as little as 14 months
  • £7,200 total fees

Choose Wolverhampton

  1. 85% of research ‘world-leading’ or ‘internationally important’ (latest REF)
  2. Course accredited by Association for Business Psychology
  3. Over 150 industry partners
  4. Option to pay per module
  5. Alumni discount available
  6. Ranked No. 1 in the UK university for Teaching First Generation students

Take your career to the next level

An online master’s to provide professionals globally with the psychological skills to succeed in the modern workplace.

The 100% online MSc Organisational and Business Psychology from the University of Wolverhampton provides a balance of theory practice to equip you with the knowledge, skills and cultural sensitivity required to apply psychology as a tool for organisational success and individual well-being in workplaces across the globe.

This master’s course focuses on organisational psychology that is highly relevant in both UK and international contexts. It enables you to enhance your career prospects as an expert and strategist for organisational development and improvement, an area of growing demand both locally and internationally, or as a business psychologist. The course has been accredited by the Association for Business Psychology (ABP), which enables you to automatically achieve CertBP status on graduation.

This postgraduate course has been designed closely with industry partners to equip you for career success in a wide range of roles.

Superb student experience

An immersive online learning experience with interaction and collaboration at its core.

With a clear focus on accommodating the needs of working professionals and individuals with families, the flexible delivery of the online MSc Organisational and Business Psychology enables you to access course content at any time. This is key because it enables you to fit your studies around the rest of your life, meaning that you can get ahead by avoiding a study break and can continue to earn and progress in your current role as you study.

You will learn in a supportive online environment with tutors and fellow learners from all over the world, with regular and ongoing interaction through discussion boards and forums and collaboration through group learning activities. As you do so, you’ll learn from the diverse backgrounds, insights and experiences of a global group of peers to further your own professional development, and will make potentially important connections in your global professional network.

In line with its international focus, this psychology master’s course has been specifically designed for international as well as UK-based students. With an entirely online learning experience and teaching delivery, you can study from anywhere in the world, without ever needing to visit campus.

You have the option to study part-time and complete your degree in 24 months, or full-time and complete your degree in 14 months. With six start dates a year, you’re not restricted to the traditional academic year and can begin your postgraduate study within weeks.

What you will learn

Studying the online MSc Organisational and Business Psychology, you will develop the knowledge and practical skills of a forward-thinking practitioner who is fully engaged with the contemporary evidence base and relevant case studies, rather than primarily focusing on historical approaches to organisational psychology. In addition to a specialist understanding of organisational and occupational psychology, you will develop a comprehensive understanding of key related areas of business, including organisational strategy, strategic marketing, sustainability, operations management, management and leadership.

Knowledge and skills taught include:

  • Positive psychology and wellbeing
  • Leadership and people management
  • Personality, ability and individual differences
  • Distance leadership
  • Research methods and statistics
  • Organisational strategy
  • Strategic marketing
  • Operations and supply chain management
  • Financial management and control
  • Sustainability in business

Academic excellence and innovation

An industry-focused and research-led Department of Psychology.

The Department of Psychology is focused on delivering excellence in teaching, innovation, creative thinking and rigorous, impactful research – every individual and idea is encouraged and valued. In the latest Research Excellence Framework, 85% of the research at the University of Wolverhampton was recognised as ‘world-leading’ or of ‘international importance’.

The Department has more than 150 partnerships with business, hospitals, government, prisons and charities, creating a learning economy that feeds directly into psychology courses.

Entry requirements for home and international students

You should normally have, or be about to complete:

  • A recognised undergraduate or postgraduate degree (or equivalent qualification) from an accredited college, institution, or university, equivalent to or higher than a UK bachelor’s degree with honours.


  • If you do not hold a recognised degree or hold an ordinary degree, you should have at least two years of relevant work experience in a professional, managerial or supervisory role.


Total fees: £7,200
Per 15-credit module fee: £600

If you are based in the UK, you may be eligible for a government postgraduate loan to cover the full costs of the course. You will need to self-fund your first module/s to enrol.

University of Wolverhampton alumni discount: If you have successfully completed an undergraduate degree at the University of Wolverhampton, you are eligible for a 10% tuition fees reduction.


No. 1 Ranked in the UK For Teaching first generation students
85% of research 'world-leading' or 'internationally important' (latest REF)
ABP Course accredited by Association for Business Psychology (ABP)
Industry partners have helped develop our courses
22,000 A university of 22,000 students