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Spotlight on: BSc (Hons) Psychology

Curious about what is going on inside other people’s heads? Perhaps you’re keen for a career in counselling, marketing, healthcare, youth services or education? Maybe you’ve always had an interest in psychology, and have now reached a point in your life when studying makes sense for you? Whatever brings you here, it’s time to take a look at our BSc.... Read more

Becky Ladley 06th Jun 2019

Our academic team talk about why they love their subjects!

It's the season of love so we've got together our academic staff to find out exactly what it is about their subjects that makes them tick and why they think you should considering falling in love with those subjects too! So if you are buzzing about business, crazy about criminology, passionate about psychology or just in love with learning then.... Read more

Annika McDonald 14th Feb 2019

CertHEs: we’re launching TEN new courses!

It’s pretty rare that we launch more than three or four new courses at the same time. But today we’re excited to announce that we are launching CertHEs in each of our undergraduate subjects. A CertHE, short for Certificate of Higher Education, is equivalent to the first year of a full-time Bachelors degree (120 credits of study). These online short.... Read more

Annika McDonald 09th Nov 2018

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 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

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