MSc in Work and Organisational Psychology/Behaviour @ DCU

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DCU is offering a MSc in Work and Organisational Psychology (DC508) and the MSc in Work and Organisational Behaviour (DC957) at DCU Business School, which is the longest running specialised programme delivering organisational psychology education in Ireland.

The programme emphasises collaborative and participative team learning, and draws heavily on the experiences and insights of participants rather than on the lecturer as expert.

The programme produces professionally qualified organisational psychologists and organisational behaviour specialists who can make significant contributions to organisations wishing to achieve optimal performance.

MSc in Work and Organisational Psychology/Behaviour @ DCU

The programme aims to produce professionally qualified Organisational Psychologists and Organisational Behaviour specialists who shall:

  • Develop the ability to objectively analyse specific and related aspects of the structure of an organisation and the tasks it performs;
  • Have a complete understanding of both the measurement and influence of individual differences such as personality, motivation, leadership style and attitudes on organisational performance and efficiency;
  • Be cognisant of the available methods of employee testing, appraisal and development, appropriate to organisational rationale;
  • Be capable of analysing organisational staffing needs and prescribing job analysis, recruitment and selection techniques for that organisation;
  • Develop distinctive psychological skills for the diagnosis of specific aspects of organisational behaviour and functioning such as training, decision-making, restructuring, problem-solving and job design;
  • Develop the ability to aid organisations embrace teamworking, multi-cultural workplace integration and innovative management techniques.

This programme is delivered on a part-time basis over two years. Classes take place once a week on Tuesdays, 3.00 – 8.15pm. 

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Gemma Creagh

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