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Diploma in Business Psychology


Are you interested in better understanding your colleagues, subordinates, supervisors and clients to predict their behavior and positively influence them? This program is designed to provide the individuals in the corporate sector with the essential knowledge in psychology to enhance the quality and productivity of your work life in different aspects.

Business psychology is the latest trend in the corporate sector. Organizations are moving away from the traditional HR and management theories in to more strategic, research based and advanced tools and methods based in psychological insights of human behavior.

Knowledge gathered from this program will be beneficial for the individuals in the HR, Marketing, Training, R& D, Advertising, Management and Consultancy areas of the corporate sector.

Program Structure


RQF Level




Scheduled Intake

Delivery & Assessment

Mode of Assessment


Diploma in Business & Organizational Psychology



1 Year


February & September

Module Based

Written Examinations + Assessment + A Project

On Campus 1 year in Sri Lanka

Module Structure

This Program covers the scientific study of how psychological theories and skills can be applied to different areas of the Business Organization to improve the productivity and efficiency of the Organization, while enhancing the satisfaction and quality of work life of the individuals involved.

Compulsory Modules

Introduction to Psychology
Social Psychology
Leadership and Group Behaviour
Psychology of HRM and Ergonomics
Conflicts at Work and Stress
Consumer Psychology
Project- Organizational Psychology

*No Electives

Entry Criteria

Traditional Entry Criteria

Minimum of two A/L passes in any stream (GCE/Edexcal/CIE)
Or Minimum of 5 O/L passes with work experience in a relevant field
Or Minimum of 5 O/L passes with work experience in a relevant ield

Alternative Entry Criteria

Individuals who do not possess the above entry qualifications but have other forms of prior learning and/or work experience may apply under non traditional entry routes. Such requests will be evaluated on case by case basis by the academic board of CIRP.

Language Proficiency

A very good command of English Language in reading, writing and speaking is required to successfully complete this program.

Students whose medium of primary and secondary education is not English, should either obtain an IELTS Score of 6.00 or any other proof of proficiency of English Language acceptable to the academic board

Admission Process

All candidates are selected through an interview


How often would I have to attend classes?

Students have classes on Sundays from 2.00 p.m. to 6.00 p.m.

How is teaching done for this program?

Indicative content is delivered through lectures, group discussions and class room activities.

How are the students assessed?

Students are assessed through a combination of a module based written examination, assessment and a project at the end of the program.

How many modules are delivered in this program?

Seven modules are covered under this program.

What learning materials and resources do I have access to?

All your lecture slides could be downloaded from the Student portal and a range of e books, journals, articles and research papers are available through CIRP Online resources. You could also refer or borrow books from CIRP library, which is open from 8.00 a.m. – 8.00 p.m. on all 7 days.