A second class honours degree from a recognised university or college or equivalent academic or professional qualifications, and usually some relevant work experience is required.
To provide a sound knowledge and understanding of a broad range of topics in occupational psychology and to show how this knowledge can be applied to the solution of problems that arise in occupational settings.
Personnel Selection and Assessment
Psychology of Organisations
Psychology of Occupational Training
The Individual at Work
Teaching and assessment methods
Teaching is through specially prepared written course materials and other directed reading. In addition, a virtual learning environment supports teaching. There are also annual optional short (e.g. two day) courses at Leicester. Each module is assessed separately by written assignments and there is a final dissertation.