Work and Organizational Psychology
Language of studies: English
Nominal study period:2 years
Workload: 120 ECTS
Degree awarded: Master of Arts in Social Sciences (MA)
Tuition fee: 2580 EUR per academic year
Entry: Bachelor’s degree in Psychology or Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences with specialization in Psychology and motivational letter
This Master’s programme started as a European Association of Work and Organizational Psychology (EAWOP) initiative and is developed according to the academic standard of the European Diploma of Psychology (EuroPsy). EuroPsy is supported by the European Federation of Psychology Association (EFPA). Work and organisational psychology is the scientific field of employees, workplaces and organisations. Work and organisational psychologists contribute to an organisation's success by improving the performance and well-being of its people by using psychological principles and research methods to solve problems, to increase workplace productivity, and to improve the quality of work life. The programme covers three fields of study: 1. work psychology; 2. personnel psychology; 3. organisational psychology.
- Enables graduates to apply for professional recognition through the EuroPsy certificate in work and organizational psychology
- EuroPsy diploma holders have passed supervised practice, which gives them great advantage in future career path and is recognized and accepted in Europe
- Follows the Reference Model and Minimal Standards of the European Curriculum in Work and Organizational Psychology established by the European Network of Work and Organizational Psychology Professors
- Teaching staff includes very prestigious professors from European countries, mainly belonging to ENOP
! Graduates can apply for EuroPsy certificate!
Future career options
The graduates have possibility to work both public and private sector organizations –personnel management, occupational psychology services, management consultancies, education and training, research. In academic context, they are also entitled to access the PhD programmes.
The Master's programme started as an European Association of Work and Organizational Psychology (EAWOP) initiative. Work and organizational psychology professionals from six EU states (Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia, Poland, Sweden, and Finland) established a network for improve the competence in region and composing the Master programme according EuroPsy requirements.
Master in Work and Organizational Psychology is developed according to the academic standard of the European Diploma of Psychology (EuroPsy) and it follows the Reference Model and Minimal Standards of the European Curriculum in Work and Organizational Psychology established by the European Network of Work and Organizational Psychology Professors (ENOP). Our network involves six Northern European universities: Mykolas Romeris University (Lithuania), University of Latvia (Latvia), University of Silesia (Poland), Mälardalen University (Sweden), Aalto University (Finland) and Tallinn University of Technology (Estonia).
The Master in Work and Organizational Psychology has four main objectives:
- to offer a European referent of training in Work and Organizational Psychology to the students
- to for aapply European Diploma (EuroPsy) of Work and Organizational Psychology supported by the European Federation of Psychology Association (EFPA)
- to contribute towards students’ competitiveness and to prepare the students to be competent as independent practitioners in Work, Organizational and Personnel Psychology at the entry level as independent practitioners
- to promote the mobility of students across Europe.
The teaching staff that participates in the Master's programme is composed of well-recognized researchers and professionals. Every network university contributes to the highly competent teaching staff. In addition, very prestigious professors from other European countries, mainly belonging to ENOP (European Network of Organizational Psychologists), teach in the Master's programme. In this way, we reinforce the European perspective of the training.
Students are awarded a TUT diploma and shall receive a diploma supplement signed and sealed by the host university. The students’ mobility will be undertaken according to the rules of the LLP/Erasmus programme.
Please pay attention as this programme you are applying for, has prerequisites:
- Motivation letter/ personal statement 1-2 A4 pages (It should include: previous working and studying experiences; previous skills’ and experiences. Why you are interested in this programme? What kind of job do you wish to have after graduating?).
- CV - working experience benefits.
- Bachelor’s degree in a related field.
- Level of English B2 or higher. We accept TOEFL (min. score 70) and IELTS (min. 5.5) certificates.
EU, Turkey, Georgia (and students who do not need a visa to enter Estonia)
** Information on application process can be found here: http://www.ttu.ee/admission
Last updated April 4, 2016