Taught course

PG Dip Organisational Psychology

University of Essex Online · Computer science

Entry requirements

Here at the University of Essex Online, we believe that education should be accessible to all. That is why we offer both an academic and work-based experience route onto our PG Dip Organisational Psychology. Additionally, you will need to pass your first assignment set within your two-week induction period of the course in order to continue your studies.

Academic entry route

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

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 requirement

Our courses are taught in English so to study with us you must have an IELTS (Academic) score of 6.5 or equivalent. If you don’t hold an IELTS or equivalent qualification, you will be required to pass 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 in, any of these countries.

Months of entry

July, October

Course content

In today’s modern business environment, it’s vital to utilise organisational psychology experts to support with motivation, training and change management in the workplace. This unique PG Dip Organisational Psychology course is offered 100% online and part-time to fit around your current commitments. During the course, you’ll draw upon the key principles and practices of organisational psychology and build up real-world skills.

During the course, you will cover a broad range of topics including:

  • qualitative and quantitative research methods
  • how to conduct a psychological assessment in the workplace
  • developing employees to reach their full potential
  • human resource development: a global context

Upon completion of your studies, there will be the opportunity to level up your knowledge and expertise with our exciting MSc qualification.

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • PGDip
    part time
    16 months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

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