MSc in Business & Organizational Psychology (UK)

MSc in Business & Organizational Psychology (UK)
@ CIRP - Colombo Institute of Research & Psychology

Business & Organizational Psychology
Business & Organizational Psychology is the field in which insights drawn from psychological theories and models are applied in different aspects of a business. Use of psychological concepts to gain a competitive advantage in management, human resources, sales and marketing, branding and advertising was done by major corporate organizations for decades and most of these were not discussed publicly. The information that corporate giants are using psychology to understand, predict and influence humans came to light recently and since then there is a major drive in the companies throughout the world to benefit from business & organizational psychology. Today from use of psychometric testing in screening candidates to neuro-marketing, consumer psychology, behavioral economics and cyber-psychology, all aspects of a business are based on psychological strategies. If you are interested in becoming a part of a growing force in the business world, check out this program in more detail.

MSc in Business & Organizational Psychology (UK)
This program is designed to train professionals in the corporate sector to use psychological insights to improve their own effectiveness, performance, self- awareness and quality of life as well as those of others. You will learn relevant core psychological theories and how to utilize them in Management, HRM, Sales & Marketing, R & D, Organizational Change, Managing teams, Training & Development, Coaching, Branding and advertising, IT and Well-being.
This Master’s degree is ideal for entrepreneurs, Directors and CEO’s , middle to senior managers in organizations. Specially the professionals who have gained experience at operational level will be able to move in to the strategic level with the knowledge and skills you gather in this program.

MSc in Business & Organizational Psychology is an excellent qualification for those who aspire to become corporate trainers, consultants, business and life coaches, branding strategist and business psychologists.

There is a range of electives you can select from, based on your field and profession as well as future goals. You can request for a description of each module from a student admissions officer by contacting them.

Key attractions of the program
Truly beneficial  – Most corporate professionals study MBA’s for  their postgraduate qualification as it has become a tradition to have a postgraduate qualification when you reach the middle management. However the truth is while learning few new things, most MBA’s as a repetition of what you studied for your degree or knowledge you have gathered through experience. But this program will expose you to aspects of work life that you never thought about.

Personally inspiring – Insights you gain in this program will influence you to reflect on your own behavior, thinking, emotional reactions and beliefs. You shape your behaviors and thinking resulting in a positive change in the way you interact with others, what and how you think of them, either at work, home or society. You will become a more positive, content person.

Excellent future prospects – Business Psychology is the future of almost all aspects of business  processes in the future. You can already see how important basic concepts such as emotional intelligence is used in business world. There will be more and more such applications and qualifying today will make you ready for future concepts.

Unique – In a world where almost everyone has an MBA, your qualification with help you stand out from the rest. Your thinking shaped by the knowledge you have gathered will make you a unique professional who has not only mastered operational level but also the strategic level.

A like- minded group – More than 75 % of the students in this program are at senior management level and the rest are entrepreneurs, trainers and consultants. This creates an excellent environment for thoughtful discussions and networking.


01 Year

Course Level

Masters / PhD




Business Management , Psychology

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