Leadership and Organisational Psychology
Gain extensive insight into a company’s most valuable resource, its people. This programme is suited for people aiming for a career in strategic human resource management, consulting, or individual and organisational development.
What will you learn?
Businesses today must recruit, retain, develop, and reward employees and provide an environment in which they will perform their best. Strategic workforce planning improves business value, and makes it possible for companies and organisations to reach their goals. This programme will provide you with the required education to implement and lead such processes in organisations, thereby contributing to organisational effectiveness.
You will gain a thorough understanding of theory and research in the area of leadership and organisational behaviour, and develop skills in applying this knowledge to real-life organisational challenges, and identify necessary changes for meeting organisational goals and ambitions.
Popular courses covered in this programme
With a Master's Degree in Leadership and Organisational Psychology, you will be a relevant and attractive candidate for a great number of positions at the managerial level in a variety of organisations. Here are a few examples of positions our former students have obtained:
- Recruitment Coordinator Scandinavia, Tesla Motors
- Nordic HR Manager, Texas Instruments
- Consultant/Analyst, PA Consulting Group
- Talent and Reward Manager, Telia Norge
- HR Specialist, Opera Software
- Communication Manager, Thales Norway
- Other position titles include Organisational Consultant, Customer Relations Manager, Business Analyst, Manager for Change and Management Trainee in various companies.
CUSTOMISE YOUR DEGREE
As a master student at BI, you have several exciting opportunities that will contribute to a varied and interesting student life, at the same time as you build relevant competence and gain an advantage in the job market by tailoring your degree.
Our internship programme is a credit-bearing course that gives you the opportunity to test subjects and industries based on your interests, competency, and personal qualities. An internship is valuable as a means of allowing you to experience how your field of study is applied in the business world and provides you with work experience that can be highly attractive to potential employers.
We offer a number of elective courses so that you can adapt your studies to your own interests and goals. This way you can build up competency and pursue a combination of courses that will make you attractive and unique. Please be aware that availability of elective courses may vary per campus.
Take part of your education abroad! If you want to work abroad or in an international company after your studies, this should be particularly relevant for you. Culture and language are important in all companies and organisations, but knowledge of other countries' customs, governance and behaviour can be absolutely crucial to global success.
- 60 credits (ECTS)
Please be aware that the study plan and courses can be subject to change, and that availability of elective courses may vary depending on the campus where you choose to study.
Now available in Bergen from autumn 2022
If you choose to study at our campus in Bergen, you will benefit from a study environment with smaller classes and close corporation with faculty, fellow students, and the local business clusters.
Priority application deadline for Master of Science: 1 March
After 1 March, applications are accepted on a rolling basis.