Applications open for PG Certificate in Psychology by University of Essex Online

#University of Essex Online courses are delivered by Kaplan Open Learning in partnership with the University of Essex.

RNS: The University of Essex Online is inviting applications for their PG Cert Psychology. The study in this field equips students with marketable skills with a rewarding career ahead – and explores key concepts such as psychological inquiry and research methods.

The course is carefully designed to enhance employability and allows students to gain transferable skills, including communication, critical thinking, reasoning, and problem-solving attributes. It also strives to upskill students with research skills such as interviewing, understanding of ethics, numeracy and many more.

Upon successful completion, students will be awarded with a certificate from the University of Essex.

This course has indicative study duration of eight months and is conducted 100% online. Course content is delivered through a cutting-edge virtual learning environment (VLE), giving students 24/7 access to study materials such as lecturecasts. This offers a contemporary and accessible way to interact with multimedia content and check understanding via engaging and interactive activities.

# For the academic entry route, students must have an undergraduate degree from an approved institution, equivalent to a UK Honours degree, or a relevant professional qualification.

# For the work experience entry route, applicants must have at least three years’ experience (voluntary or paid) within a relevant field, supported by two appropriate references.

# As part of the application process, students will be asked to take a short aptitude test which is designed to evaluate ability to handle the intellectual and practical demands of the course.

# If English is not your first language, the English ability should be equivalent to an IELTS score of 6.5.

# If you don’t hold an IELTS or equivalent qualification, the University offers a free online English test.

Notably, since 2007, Kaplan Open Learning has partnered with the University of Essex – an award-winning institution ranked 39th in the UK (CUG 2023) – to deliver high quality online courses via the University of Essex Online.

The University of Essex Online offers start dates throughout the year – so you can start whenever it suits you. Courses are delivered via an innovative virtual learning environment and combine quality teaching with the latest technology to provide a top-class education.

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