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Spotlight on…. BSc (Hons) Business Psychology

Let’s take a closer look at one of our brand-new courses in psychology. What is it? Our new degree takes an in-depth look at the fascinating world of business psychology, where you'll focus on real life situations in order to gain an understanding of the psychological behaviours of people in business or organisation contexts. In this course you will immerse.... Read more

Annika McDonald 16th Feb 2018

University of Essex Online receives CPD accreditation

University of Essex Online today announces the CPD accreditation of four Certificate of Continuing Education courses. These courses can now be used towards Continuing Professional Development (CPD) points whilst improving skills and career targets. CPD describes the learning activities that professionals undertake to develop and improve their skills. It enables employers to ensure that staff learning is conscious and proactive..... Read more

Annika McDonald 26th Jan 2018

University of Essex Online launches two new psychology programmes

University of Essex Online today announces the launch of two new psychology programmes: BSc (Hons) Business Psychology and BSc (Hons) Criminal Psychology. These courses are 100% online and part-time and are to be validated by the University of Essex. During the two internationally-focused programmes, students will explore the rapidly-expanding fields of business psychology and criminal psychology while also developing a.... Read more

Annika McDonald 12th Jan 2018

"My son's future will be bright" - How one mum is juggling parenthood and online study!

As a parent you probably feel like you never have a moment to yourself. But having children shouldn’t stop you achieving something amazing in 2018. Did you know we have lots of students who choose to study online whilst juggling parenthood and a job? Yes, we think they must be superheroes too! One of those students is Jenny* a single.... Read more

Annika McDonald 05th Jan 2018

Ten transferable skills you gain by studying psychology

Psychology is a thought-provoking and exciting subject that develops your knowledge of forensic and investigative psychology, education psychology, critical social psychology and much more. However, this subject-specific knowledge isn’t the only thing you’ll learn on a psychology programme; you’ll also build a wide range of transferable skills that aid your personal and career development. Read on to learn more about.... Read more

Caroline Bluemel 03rd Nov 2017

7 reasons to study psychology

Psychology is a fascinating and challenging subject. However, many people don’t know that it also helps you develop a number of interpersonal skills and transferable workplace abilities. Not sure what to expect? Read on…   1. Develop subject-specific knowledge The most obvious reason to study psychology is the subject-specific knowledge you’ll gain and the insight you’ll develop into the mind,.... Read more

Caroline Bluemel 12th May 2017

What are the career options with a psychology degree?

A psychology degree is a hugely versatile qualification that will prepare you for a wide range of careers. The modules on our recently-launched undergraduate course cover a broad range of subject-specific topics, giving you the perfect foundation for many psychology-focused professions. They also help you to build on more generic, career-focused, transferable skills. Careers related to psychology are extremely wide-ranging; graduates may.... Read more

Caroline Bluemel 03rd Mar 2017