You’ll start of by learning skills that will that will ensure you are academically ready to engage in online learning on advanced level in our Fundamentals of Effective Learning in Psychology.
You then go on to learn about key subjects within the field of psychology, for example the ways in which people, as individuals or in groups, influence on another, human memory and cognition and much more.
Get to grips with the science behind the mind, brain, behaviour and experience. You’ll learn different perspectives to enable you to promote an appreciation of real-life applications of psychology.
Throughout the Psychology programme at the University of Essex Online, you’ll explore a broad range of topics including:
Through our online psychology course you’ll gain a wide range of transferable skills including the application of critical-thinking to source material, an understanding of the role of evidence, communication skills and the ability to successfully reflect on learning and recognise how this may influence future career development and planning.
The career options related to this programme are extremely wide-ranging, roles that you could look into include: counselling, civil service (e.g. roles as a youth worker or in crime prevention), marketing, research, healthcare (e.g. nursing or support worker roles), security (e.g. security analysts or behavioural scientists), education (e.g. teaching assistant roles or behavioural support) and business (e.g. human resources or training).
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You need the following IELTS score:
Minimum required score:
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Check the programme website for information about funding options.
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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