Wellbeing, workplace cultures and working practices are just some of the current subjects concerning many sectors, all topics highly pertinent to HR. As organisations look to institute greater efficacy and effectiveness in their employment practices and understand their staff better, management practice is becoming increasingly relevant in relation to tackling issues from mental health to inclusivity.
Why study MSc Work and Organisations at Middlesex University?
Reflecting the future trends in work, this course offers an in depth and critical framework for understanding and managing groups. Using interdisciplinary teaching, the course looks at contemporary and complex issues such as workplace wellbeing, organisational cultures and the hidden dynamics at work and offers both ways of understanding the future challenges to organisations as well as the skills to manage them.
Straddling both theory and practice, The course is designed for practitioners and graduates who are interested in developing a deep understanding of the contemporary issues within organisations as well as building their own capacities to manage group dynamics. The modules look at issues such as workplace wellbeing, inclusion and exclusion within organisations, bullying at work, the growth of precarious work and models of managing group dynamics in the contemporary workplace. One of the core elements of this course is to develop your research and writing capacity, including for publication and for continued learning to doctoral level.
- Interdisciplinary approach drawing on psychology, sociology, employment relations, psychodynamic thinking and organisational theory
- Support for qualitative and quantitative research and writing for publication and an entry to doctoral research
- Learn from academics whose areas of research include; organisational psychology, social identity and work, femininity and masculinity in organisations, and leadership and identity