Organisational Psychology, Short Course | Part time online | University of Essex Online | United Kingdom
8 months
3945 GBP/full
3945 GBP/full
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If you have a personal or professional interest in business psychology, then this 100% online and part-time PG Cert Organisational Psychology from University of Essex Online is a great choice to develop your knowledge and skills in this field.

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On this Organisational Psychology program from University of Essex Online , you will gain an understanding of psychological theories which can be applied to workplace settings. It will enable you to advise businesses on a range of areas, from how to improve their organisational structure, train and motivate their workforce, as well as assess job performance. You will cultivate this ability through the topics covered, such as:

  • the concept of psychological assessment at work and how to conduct this process as a practising organisational psychologist
  • the significance of human resource development within a global context
  • the main qualitative and quantitative research methods used for data collection and analysis

If you find the course beneficial, you can choose to continue your studies after successfully completing the course, by progressing onto our PG Dip or full Masters in Organisational Psychology.

Your future

On completion of this course, you will have developed the knowledge and skills that will be useful in roles in organisational development, human resources, and employee training, as well as marketing, sales and management related disciplines. This course will also be beneficial for careers within academia and research, enabling you to progress to a PhD or professional doctorate in a related field.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Core Principles of Psychological Enquiry 
  • Strategic Human Resource Development 
  • Research Methods
  • Psychological Assessment at Work

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 8 months

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University of Essex Online have regular intakes throughout the year – apply now and you could start your course soon! 


IELTS admission requirements IELTS


60 alternative credits



Academic requirements

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English requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

In order to satisfy the academic entry route requirements for our PG Cert Organisational 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 Cert Organisational 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 marketing and sales, human resources, employee training, and management.

Tuition Fee

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