Postgraduate Certificate in Organisational Psychology

Kaplan - University of Essex Online, United Kingdom
Postgraduate Certificate in Organisational Psychology
Next enrollment cycle October 2024 See all cycles
Total Cost KES 794,062
Course Accredited By NA
8 Months Online Postgraduate Certificate Up to 10% scholarship

If you have a personal or professional interest in business psychology, then this 100% online and part-time PG Cert Organisational Psychology* is a great choice to develop your knowledge and skills in this field.

On this postgraduate short course, 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.

*The start date and details of this course are still subject to University approval. In the event that approval is not granted by your course start date, an alternative date will be offered or a full refund given. If we need to make changes to this programme as part of the University of Essex validation process, we will communicate these to you at the earliest possible date.

Enrollment Cycles

  • October 2024

Entry Requirements

  • We know that many people from non-traditional backgrounds would succeed on our courses! That’s why we offer two different entry routes, taking into account your prior work experience and relevant qualifications. You will also need to meet our English language requirements.
  • Additionally, you will need to pass your first assignment set within your two-week induction period of the course in order to continue with your studies.

Academic entry route

  • 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

Work experience entry route
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.

English language requirements

  • As our courses are delivered in English, a high proficiency with English is required. If English is not your first language, your English ability should be equivalent to an IELTS (Academic) score of 6.5. Don’t worry if you don’t hold an IELTS or equivalent qualification – we offer a free online English test to assess your proficiency.
  • You don’t need to prove your English ability if you are a national of, or have completed a qualification equivalent to a UK degree
  • The PG Cert Organisational Psychology is made up of the following modules and, upon completion, is equal to a total of 60 credits at Level 7.

Level 7 modules:

  • Core Principles of Psychological Enquiry (10 credits)
  • Strategic Human Resource Development (20 credits)
  • Research Methods (10 credits)
  • Psychological Assessment at Work (20 credits)

* These modules are core and must be passed in order to achieve the award.

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