Master in Organizational and Occupational Health Psychology (OOHP)

Universitatea De Vest Din Timisoara

Program Description

Master in Organizational and Occupational Health Psychology (OOHP)

Universitatea De Vest Din Timisoara

Since it became one of the few faculties of applied social sciences in Romania, the Faculty of Sociology and Psychology in Timișoara has represented a serious and reliable partner of dialogue for all the great universities in Europe, America, Asia, and in other parts of the world. Our modern logistics combines the latest software products with educational management and applied psychology.The Department of Psychology ( is one of the most dynamic Psychology departments in Romania, covering all major directions in Applied Psychology. The Department of Psychology is excellence-oriented and preoccupied to increase its international visibility by contributing to international research and scientific dialogue.

“Organizational and Occupational Health Psychology concerns the application of psychology to improving the quality of work life and to protecting and promoting the safety, health, and well-being of workers” (National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health – NIOSH). These issues are found to be of critical relevance to business, therefore researchers and practitioners in organizational and occupational health psychology address the sources and the consequences of stressors, dysfunctional behaviors at work, burnout, absence, accidents, turnover, and low performance. This program is an excellent opportunity to develop practical skills for working in various work environments.

The main course titles are:

  • Research Methods
  • Workplace Environmental Psychology
  • Cross-Cultural Organizational Psychology
  • Organizational Communication and Group Processes
  • Personnel selection and assessment
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Motivation and Performance at Work
  • Consulting Skills
  • Introduction to Occupational Health Psychology,
  • Leadership and Strategic Thinking in Organizational Development,
  • Work, Stress, and Health
  • Training and Development
  • Organizations and Employee
  • Well-being: Theories and Interventions
  • Open course:
  • Current Approaches to Organizational and Occupational Health Psychology
  • Work-Family Conflict. A Systematic Approach
  • Organizational Development and Change
  • The courses are taught by academic staff that holds an extensive research experience in the field, while also expanding upon an evidence-based consultancy approach.

Potential labor market positions following graduation

As a newly graduated student, you can start planning a career in this area, develop research skills and understand relevant phenomena in organizations and as an HR professional you can strengthen your skills on employee selection and training, set up an assessment center, build on your expertise and expand it with new knowledge about methods of diagnosis and intervention for organizational development and design work-family programs.

Master’s program accredited by ARACIS (Romanian Agency for Quality Assurance in Higher Education), professionally recognized and approved byCOPSI (Romanian College of Psychologists) and recognized by the European Academy of Occupational Health Psychology and Society for Occupational Health Psychology

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The West University of Timisoara is one of the accredited universities in Romania to organize the Preparatory Year of Romanian Language. This language course is mandatory for students who wish to study in Romanian language and don’t have a language certificate in this sense. During the Preparatory Year students acquire the requisite knowledge of Romanian language as well and specific knowledge correlated with future training profile (anatomy, physics, chemistry, drawing technical etc.) if the curriculum is organized in Romanian.

The link to the programme is here.

This school offers programs in:
  • English

Last updated December 22, 2017
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
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Sept. 2018
2 years
Full time
Romania - Timisoara
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Romania - Timisoara
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