Master of Science in Psychology, Work and Organizational Psychology

General

Program Description

Do you want to learn more about people at work?

The program will give you a deeper understanding of people and their interaction in professional life.

The program targets national and international students with a bachelor's degree and 90 credits in psychology, with an interest to specialize in one of the most important areas in modern applied psychology. A Master in Work and Organizational Psychology opens up opportunities for employment in a wide range of private and public organizations.

The program contains elements of relevant practical activities, that is, the student interacts with private or public organizations in the community. The thesis research problem should have a clear link between work and organizational psychology.

The program is offered provided the necessary decisions.

Entry Requirements

Basic eligibility for second-level studies and special eligibility:

  • English B, or the equivalent 90 credits in psychology, including a 15 credits degree project, or the equivalent.

Selections

Alternative selection: The selection of students who have applied is based on academic excellence and individual assessment.

Syllabus

Click here for the program syllabus.

Career

A qualified specialist in work and organizational psychology may work with the evaluation and development of organizations, with psychosocial issues, or as an internal consultant on organizational development. Since the program has a significant element of intercultural competence, such a person could also provide important expertise in developing global strategies for multinational organizations.

Degree

Master of Science (120 credits) with specialization in industrial and organizational psychology.

The main study area: Psychology

Last updated Feb 2020

About the School

Linnaeus University is a modern, international university named after Carl Linnaeus – a world-renowned Swedish scientist who was born in the Småland region where the university is located.

Linnaeus University is a modern, international university named after Carl Linnaeus – a world-renowned Swedish scientist who was born in the Småland region where the university is located. Read less
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