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Postgraduate Diploma Online

Psychology

University of Essex Online

16 months
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8877 GBP/year
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About

Convert your fascination with the human mind into a professional career with this 100% online short psychology qualification. This employability-focused Psychology course from University of Essex Online will allow you to expand your knowledge across key areas within psychology and help you gain skills beneficial in a wide range of related careers.

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Overview

Throughout your studies you will gain an insight into the theory and practices of psychology while developing essential research and evaluation skills that are indispensable within the field. By studying online you can continue in your current career while nurturing your interest in topics such as:

  • the history and philosophy of psychological inquiry
  • critical milestones in human development through infancy, childhood, adolescence, adulthood, and late adulthood
  • fundamental research principles in psychobiology and neuropsychology
  • the main qualitative and quantitative research methods used for data collection and analysis

Your future

An education in psychology can be useful in a wide array of fields, including counselling, marketing, the civil service, healthcare and the legal system.

You can also pursue further education in psychology in order to enter one of the many career paths within the field, such as investigative and forensic psychology, neuroscience, healthcare, clinical roles, child development and education, sports, exercise and occupational psychology. This Psychology course from University of Essex Online will also be beneficial within academia, research or training.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Core Principles of Psychological Enquiry 
  • Human Development over the Lifespan 
  • Research Methods
  • Critical Social Psychology
  • Advanced Research Methods 
  • Psychobiology and Neuroscience
  • Psychology Skills and Employability

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 16 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

In order to satisfy the academic entry route requirements for our PG Dip Psychology, you must have the following qualifications as a minimum:

  • an undergraduate degree from an approved institution, equivalent to a UK Honours degree, or a relevant professional qualification

In order to satisfy the work experience entry route requirements for our PG Dip Psychology, you must meet the following criteria:

  • at least 3 years’ experience (voluntary or paid) within a relevant field, supported by 2 appropriate references. A relevant field may include one in Health, Mental Health, Social services, Counselling services, Schools and Education, Policing, Data analysis and Statistics. This is not an exhaustive list and will be reviewed on an individual basis by the academic team.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    8877 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11836 GBP for the full programme during 16 months.
  • National

    8877 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11836 GBP for the full programme during 16 months.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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