Certificate in Business Psychology

Kaplan - University of Essex Online, United Kingdom

certificate-in-business-psychology

Next enrollment cycle

November 2021

See all cycles

Total Course Fee

USD 8,572

Course Accredited By

BPS

  • 16 Months
  • Online
  • Undergraduate
  • Certificate
  • Up to 10% scholarship
Do you want to understand the mind, brain and behaviour but also want to run your own business? Do you want to mix the fields of business and psychology? Then take a look at our introduction course to both.
  • You’ll learn the key business and psychology concepts and skillsets, including awareness of psychological theory, and how this applies to a business context, an introduction to cognitive and social psychology and effective human resource management.
  • You’ll also learn to use specific business-related issues within the context of cross-functional modules to develop your communications, presentation, writing, analytical and critical-thinking skills.

Highlights within our business psychology modules include:

  • The theories and methods in the field of social psychology
  • Understanding the importance of leadership and teamwork in theory and practice
  • tTe techniques and methods used through various stages of research
  • why people differ from one another and how it is possible to measure those differences

Enrollment Cycles

  • November 2021
  • September 2022
  • We believe that education should be accessible for everyone. That’s why we offer an open entry route – meaning you don’t need any prior academic or work experience in order to start studying with us. You will also need to meet our English language requirements.
  • You will need to pass your first assignment set within the first three weeks of the course in order to continue with your studies.

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 6.0.
  • 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 CertHE Business Psychology is made up of the following modules and, upon completion, is equal to a total of 120 credits.

Level 4 modules:

  • Fundamentals of Effective Learning in Psychology (15 credits)
  • Introduction to Social Psychology (15 credits)
  • Human Resource Management (15 credits)
  • Introduction to Cognitive Psychology (15 credits)
  • Fundamentals of Marketing (15 credits)

One optional module:

  • Personality and Intelligence (15 credits)
  • Business and Management Skills (15 credits)
  • Introduction to Research Methods (30 credits)
  • Upon completion of your CertHE Business Psychology we offer the opportunity for you to progress on to study for a Bachelors degree (360 credits).

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

Full tuition fee: £6,167 (2020-21 and 2021-22)

Monthly tuition fee: £385

Full payment discount

  • When paying for your undergraduate or postgraduate course up-front, we’ll offer you a discount of 10% for students starting their course in the 2020-21 academic year, and 5% for students starting their course in the 2021-22 academic year. 

Alumni discount 

  • If you are a previous graduate with the University of Essex or University of Essex Online, we’ll award you a 10% alumni discount on your postgraduate tuition fees when you continue your studies to Masters level. This is only applicable to students studying online and does not apply to students studying on campus.
  • The Alumni discount cannot be used in combination with the International scholarship.

Scholarships 

  • International scholarship (all courses) International students residing in specific regions outside of the UK may be eligible for a partial scholarship for our undergraduate and postgraduate online courses.

Interested in this course?

Our Admissions Counsellors would love to assist!