University of Essex Online - PG Cert Psychology

Through this course you will be introduced to the essential areas of psychology. You will gain an insight into key principles, theories and methods and develop transferable skills in communication, critical analysis, research and time management.
  • University of Essex Online, England
  • 3857 £
  • 8 Months
  • Online
  • 10 January 2023

Course Information

Psychology is a fascinating subject that helps us understand human behaviour, emotions, experiences, influences and thoughts. Our courses provide you with the opportunity to pursue a broad range of careers related to psychology, within healthcare, counselling, human resources, sales and marketing, the civil service and many other industries. You will also be able to progress towards further education in psychology in order to work directly within the field.

You will explore a range of focused psychology modules that introduce you to key concepts such as psychological inquiry and research methods.

We encourage you to develop your employability and transferable skills, including communication, critical thinking, reasoning and problem solving, in addition to research skills such as interviewing, understanding of ethics, numeracy and many more.

Our courses are 100% assignment and project-based and offer you the opportunity to collaborate and interact with your tutors and other students from around the world.


About the University / School

With a 50+ year heritage, the University of Essex is an award-winning institution. The University is part of the elite group of ‘dual intensive’ universities for teaching and research excellence. It is rated 27th in the UK by the Complete University Guide (CUG 2022).

The University of Essex also delivers undergraduate and postgraduate courses online.  They are delivered by Kaplan Open Learning, this partnership is since 2007. Students across 140 countries study online programmes. In the National Student Survey (NSS 2021), the University rated 95% for overall student satisfaction: top for overall student satisfaction when compared to other mainstream universities in the UK.


Learning format

You will study in an interactive Virtual Learning Environment. With engaging, interactive course content, it is specifically designed for students to study online and informed by relevant pedagogic principles.

There are discussions, lecture casts and reading all available in an online format which can be accessed anytime and anywhere.

The PG Cert Psychology, upon completion, is equal to a total of 60 credits.



Entry requirements

  • Academic route – It is a combination of an academic degree and relevant work experience of about 3-4 years.


  • Non-Academic route- Even without a acdemic degree, if you have more between 6- 8 years of relevant work experience you can make an application.

English language proficiency.

  • All applicants should be proficient in English language.

All applications will be considered on a case-by-case basis, please enquire to find out more.


Apply before:

05 January 2023

Enquire for this programme

University of Essex Online - University of Essex Online - PG Cert Psychology