MSc Organisational Behaviour

Aston University
Em Birmingham (Reino Unido)

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  • Postgraduate
  • Birmingham (Reino Unido)
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Key benefits
Deepen your understanding of the behaviour of individuals and groups across a range of organisational and social contexts Qualify in Level A & B Psychometric testing as defined by the British Psychological Society (additional workshop and fee applies) Develop a range of competencies in the areas of human resource management and work psychology valued by graduate employers internationally.

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Requisitos: MSc Organisational Behaviour is suitable if you wish to develop a career either as a general manager or as an organisational consultant, it also provides an excellent first step for an academic or research-based career. Organisational Behaviour involves the study of individuals and groups within organisational and social contexts, and the study of internal processes and practices as they affect those individuals or groups. You will also have the opportunity to complete Level A and B Psychometric Testing Training as defined by the British Psychological Society. This programme...


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West Midlands, B4 7ET, West Midlands, Reino Unido
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O que se aprende nesse curso?

Resource Management
Team Training
IT Development
IT Management
Organisational Behaviour
Skills and Training


Core Modules:

  • Organisational Behaviour
  • Organisation Behaviour: Theory and Practice
  • Learning & Talent Development
  • Assessment, Performance and Reward 
  • Organisational Behaviour: Theory and Practice
  • Strategy, Change & Leadership
  • Research Methods in Human Resource Management & Business and Organisational Behaviour


Optional Modules (chose two): 

  • Employee Relations in Context  
  • Accounting for Non-financial  Managers
  • Employee Relations & Counselling 
  • Strategic & International Human Resource Management
  • Marketing Management
  • Operations Management
  • Strategic Management
  • Management of Innovation
  • Economic Environment of Business   

The programme then concludes with a dissertation project

In addition to your Aston degree, you will have the opportunity to participate in our international study exchange programme. Studying with one of our partner institutions, the programme will enhance your international experience and communication skills, preparing you for a career in the international business environment. 

Professional Development Programme Module

Business skills for life: the essential Aston Professional Development Programme

The Aston Professional Development Programme (PDP) is an integral module that forms part of your MSc taught course from day one.This compulsory module runs throughout the academic year. We have designed it around knowledge through practice - to enhance your employability as you customise the PDP experience to suit your own learning goals and skills development needs.

We take a multidimensional, qualitative and individually tailored approach. Using reflective models, we integrate a competency-based framework into our existing academic programmes.  You will engage with different kinds of experiential learning, such as skills workshops, work-based experience, study abroad and develop your own unique skillset.  

This pathway between theory and the world of work brings together Aston’s faculty, careers practitioners and business and academic partnerships teams to help you step into your future careers as culturally aware, global professionals.

You will be assessed through a mixture of examinations and coursework. The taught element of the programme is then complemented by a substantial piece of research leading to the completion of a dissertation.

Course Director:    

Dr Claudia Sacramento 
BSc, MSc, PhD
Claudia completed her PhD in Management at Aston in 2008 and previously worked in Portugal as a consultant, providing training in customer care skills, teamwork and management of conflict. She has published various articles with her research interests in individual and team creativity, team processes, team effectiveness, and stressors at the workplace.

Teaching staff:    

  • Dr Yves Guillaume
    Diploma in Social Science, MA, PhD 
  • Dr Vincenza Cinzia Priola
    Laurea in Psychology, PhD, PGC in Learning & Teaching in Higher Education
  • Dr Michael Butler
    Certificate Field Archaeology, BA, PhD 
  • Professor Robin Martin 
    BA, PhD