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  • 16 months
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Do you want to understand the mind, brain and behaviour but also want to run your own business? Do you want to mix the fields of business and psychology? Then take a look at the Business Psychology programme at the University of Essex Online.
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Overview

You’ll learn the key business and psychology concepts and skillsets, including awareness of psychological theory, and how this applies to a business context, an introduction to cognitive and social psychology and effective human resource management.

You’ll also learn to use specific business-related issues within the context of cross-functional modules to develop your communications, presentation, writing, analytical and critical-thinking skills.

Highlights within our business psychology modules include:

  • the theories and methods in the field of social psychology
  • understanding the importance of leadership and teamwork in theory and practice
  • the techniques and methods used through various stages of research
  • why people differ from one another and how it is possible to measure those differences

Your future

The Business Psychology programme at the University of Essex Online will equip you with a wide range of skills making you highly prized by employers in a variety of industries and professions.

From this degree you can expect to gain a sound educational foundation for working in applied psychology with the potential to pursue a career in: organizational psychology, management, human resources, business development, business consultancy, staff training and development, careers counselling, marketing/advertising, market research and finance.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 16 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Teaching methods and style

  • Essex Online is a 100% online education provider, so we use a state-of-the art Virtual Learning Environment to deliver teaching, resources and assessments. The system tracks and manages the learning process in real-time and provides you with immediate access to your learning materials. The VLE allows both students and tutors to actively take part in real-time conversations and listen to and view live lectures and seminars.
  • You are supported throughout your course by a dedicated Student Adviser and have opportunities to regularly interact with fellow students and your tutor. To ensure you receive the support you need from your tutor, University of Essex Online caps the class sizes at 20 students. 

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

You will need to pass your first assignment set within the first three weeks of the course in order to continue with your studies.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    6167 GBP/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6167 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 16 months.
  • EU/EEA

    6167 GBP/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6167 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 16 months.
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Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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