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Heriot-Watt University offers a unique online learning experience that enables you to study towards a MSc or MBA. All of our online programmes are academically equivalent to on-campus programmes and are designed for you to study at your own pace and your lifestyle commitments. Designed with the flexibility for you to study while in full time employment, the skills are instantly transferrable to your employer.

MSc Business Psychology

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Understand what makes people thrive at work, learn how you can improve organisational performance and gain the skills needed to make the workplace a healthier environment with our new MSc Business Psychology.

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A pioneer of online learning to professionals for over 20 years, we offer a wide range of specialist programmes.

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