Business Psychology, Short Course | Part time online | University of Essex Online | United Kingdom
16 months
4856 GBP/year
4625 GBP/year
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Within this Business Psychology CertHE programme from University of Essex Online, 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.

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Throughout the Business Psychology CertHE programme from University of Essex Online 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

Upon completion of your Business Psychology programme from University of Essex Online, we offer the opportunity for you to progress on to study our BSc (Hons) Business Psychology.

Career opportunities:

Our CertHE Business Psychology 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.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Effective Learning in Psychology
  • Social Psychology 
  • Human Resource Management 
  • Cognitive Psychology 
  • Marketing
  • Personality and Intelligence 
  • Business and Management Skills
  • Research Methods 

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 16 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

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The deadline for completing applications is a week before the start date, but we recommend preparing and submitting in advance of your chosen intake.


120 alternative credits


  • Regular optional meetings

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

At University of Essex Online, we believe that everyone should be able to access education. That is why we offer an open entry route onto our CertHE Business Psychology. This means you don’t need any prior academic or work experience in order to start studying with us. However, you will need to meet our English language requirements.

English language requirement

Our courses are taught in English so to study with us you must have an IELTS (Academic) score of 6.0 or equivalent. If you don’t hold an IELTS or equivalent qualification, you will be required to pass a free online English test to assess your proficiency.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    4856 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6475 GBP for the full programme during 16 months.
  • National

    4625 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6167 GBP for the full programme during 16 months.


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