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Division of Occupational Psychology

The Division of Occupational Psychology exists to promote the professional interests of occupational psychologists and to support the development of psychology both as a profession and as a body of knowledge and skills.

For any queries about the DOP please contact the Member Networks team at [email protected]


Careers in Occupational Psychology

Occupational Psychology is the application of the science of psychology to work.

Occupational psychologists develop, apply and evaluate a range of tools and interventions across many different areas of the workplace, including:

  • Leadership, motivation and engagement
  • Learning, training and development
  • Psychological assessment
  • Wellbeing at work
  • Work design, organisational change and development

Occupational psychologists use psychological theories and approaches to deliver tangible benefits by enhancing the effectiveness of organisations and developing the performance, motivation and wellbeing of people in the workplace.

For more information you can [email protected] or download the Occupational Psychology Careers booklet below.

Qualification in Occupational Psychology (Stage 2)

The Qualification in Occupational Psychology (Stage 2) is the independent route to training as an occupational psychologist.

It enables you to undertake your training while you are working in the field and acquiring valuable practical experience in a range of settings.

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