Business School, University of Greenwich, London/ United Kingdom

B.A. Business Psychology

This programme aims to provide you with knowledge, skills and understanding of business and management, in parallel with an insight into the psychology of individual and group behaviour at work. The programme equips future leaders and managers with the theoretical basis and practical skills to manage people effectively and to understand the dynamics of human interaction in the workplace.

Description

Business psychology is the study of how an understanding of the psychology of human behaviour can be applied within business organisations to achieve more effective management practice. This programme aims to provide you with knowledge, skills and understanding of business and management, in parallel with an insight into the psychology of individual and group behaviour at work. The programme equips future leaders and managers with the theoretical basis and practical skills to manage people effectively and to understand the dynamics of human interaction in the workplace.

You will also develop the ability to find practical solutions to people-related problems within organisations, examine the moral issues of work and explore developing areas in management and psychology. You will also acquire the communication and thinking skills demanded by employers.

Direct entry to Year 2 and 3 is available for qualified applicants. Students on this programme may apply to participate in overseas exchanges with our Erasmus partners.

The aims of the programme are:

  • To acquire systematic knowledge and understanding of key theories and approaches to management and psychology
  • To be able to identify issues, analyse situations and formulate solutions in business psychology, informed by academic knowledge and professional practice
  • To develop personal skills in communication, presentation, research, analysis and problem solving in local and international contexts.
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Detailed Course Facts

Tuition fee
  • GBP 9000 Year (EEA)
  • GBP 10350 Year (International)

EU/Home: £9,000 International: £10,350

Scholarships available - please see our website www.gre.ac.uk/scholarships

Start date September  2015
Duration full-time 36  months
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  • English
Delivery mode On Campus
Educational variant Part-time, Full-time

Course Content

Year 1

  • Introduction to Business Functions (15 credits)
  • Personal and Professional Development 1: Study Skills and Self-Evaluation (15 credits)
  • Context and Regulatory Frameworks of Business (30 credits)
  • Management Skills 1 (15 credits)
  • Organisation Behaviour 1: Managing the Performance of Individuals (15 credits)
  • Foundations of Psychology for Business (30 credits)

Year 2

  • Business Ethics (15 credits)
  • Cross-Cultural Management (15 credits)
  • Organisational Behaviour 2: Managing Groups and Teams (15 credits)
  • Business and Management Psychology (30 credits)
  • Management and Information Systems (15 credits)
  • Management Skills 2: Managing Effectively (15 credits)
  • Personal and Professional Development 2: Communication and Research Skills (15 credits)

Year 3

  • Strategic Management (15 credits)
  • Dissertation (30 credits)
  • Organisational Behaviour 3: Leadership (15 credits)
  • Contemporary Issues in Management (15 credits)
  • Personal and Professional Development 3 - Career Management (15 credits)
  • Human Performance and Organisations (15 credits)
  • One 15-credit option from courses in the discipline of psychology (15 credits)

English Language Requirements

To study at this university, you have to speak English. We advice you to

take an IELTS test.
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Requirements

Applicants should have:

280 UCAS points or equivalent

PLUS GCSEs in English and mathematics at grade C or above, or equivalent qualifications.

• Students who do not have English as their first language must have an IELTS score of 5.5 or better (or equivalent).

• Applications from mature students are welcomed.

Work Experience

No work experience is required.

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