Admission requirements

MSc in Leadership and Organisational Psychology

This page outlines the specific admission requirements for this programme. In addition, you must meet the general requirements for Master of Science.

1. DEGREE REQUIREMENTS

1.1 Undergraduate Degree 
a) A successfully completed Bachelor’s degree (180 ECTS credits) in the field of business administration

Or

b) A successfully completed Bachelor’s degree with a specialisation (minimum 80 ECTS credits) in one of the following, provided that the combination of courses gives a good foundation for further studies within organisational psychology:

  • Psychology
  • Organisation studies
  • Economics
  • Various social sciences


1.2 The Bachelor’s degree must include the following courses, or equivalent:

  • Research Methodology (e.g. thesis) 
  • Organisational subjects (e.g. Leadership, Psychology) 


1.3 The Bachelor's degree should include the following courses in the curriculum, or equivalent:

  • Statistics or Multivariate Data Analysis*

*Based on an overall assessment, an applicant may receive a conditional offer of admission if this course is lacking in the Bachelor’s degree. The applicant will be required to take a course in Statistics before the start of the academic year to fulfil this condition. BI Norwegian Business School offers a preparatory course in Statistics in July/August each year.

 

2. GRADE REQUIREMENTS

In addition to the admission requirements for all MSc degree programmes, applicants to the MSc in Leadership and Organisational Psychology programme require:

  • a minimum grade of C in courses of particular relevance to the MSc programme.

Courses of particular relevance to the MSc in Leadership and Organisational Psychology programme are the courses listed as compulsory for admission to this degree.

Please note:
The admission requirements above are minimum requirements. We recommend that the applicant has a combination of business related and organisational subjects (eg. Management, Strategy, etc.) from previous studies.

NB:
Grades are posted using the ECTS scale.