Graduate Choices: MSc Work Psychology & Business at Aston

Graduate Choices

Have you thought about doing further study? Whether you are just about to graduate, or wanting to go back into education after some time away, there are many benefits to doing postgraduate study. It makes you more likely to get a job, and can increase your potential salary too!

Over the next few weeks, we’ll be highlighting a range of engaging and diverse courses being offered by our university partners. If you’re interested in any of them, please get in touch with us at or find out more through your Gradintelligence account.


MSc Work Psychology & Business is suitable if you hold a good first degree in psychology and wish to pursue a career as work or occupational psychologist. Work psychology is a topic at the core of our understanding of healthy and effective organisations and employees. It gives psychologists a unique opportunity to study business alongside specialist work psychology modules and will enable you to operate within a global workplace.

This programme emphasises the study of practical, real world organisational and business issues, combined with the academic and scientific rigour of occupational psychology as an applied science. The business school context provides an excellent perspective on the application of occupational psychology in organisations, and gives the programme an applied and relevant focus.

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.

Career opportunities

This programme will prepare you for a career in any organisational setting: including both the public and private sectors. Recent graduate positions include:

  • Business Psychologist (Recruitment and Assessment) – Jaguar Land Rover
  • Learning and Development Specialist – Network Rail
  • Occupational Health and Wellbeing Scientific Advisor- NPower
  • Occupational Psychologist – NHS
  • Research Scientist – BAE Systems.

Our international alumni ambassadors share their experiences of studying at Aston Business School with students all over the world who consider applying for a course at Aston. Feel free to contact our ambassadors if you have any questions about ‘Aston Life’, the Campus, the courses or living in the UK/Birmingham.

If you’re interested in this opportunity, or others like it, please get in touch with us at or find out more through your Gradintelligence account.


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