• Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Take an in depth look at the fascinating world of business psychology with this Business Psychology (Hons) programme offered by the University of Essex. Focusing on real life situations you will gain an understanding of the psychological behaviours of people in business or organisation contexts. 

About

This Business Psychology (Hons) programme offered by the University of Essex will allow you to immerse yourself in a variety of unique and interesting topics including psychological development through the lifespan, leadership and managing teams, as well as individual differences, emotions and behaviours.

You will learn to apply knowledge of the human mind and behaviour to investigate fundamental business functions, as well as adopting core psychological theories to understand organisational change, effective leadership, recruitment and selection, and corporate decision-making. 

The courses involve a range of technical competencies which can be applied immediately to the real world, making you an asset to any team or employer.

Looking to progress in your career? Or maybe you want to start a new role? The BSc (Hons) Business Psychology will allow you to fit your education around your work and family commitments as you study 100% online and part-time. Graduates of the course will also have a holistic understanding of both business and psychology in addition to a wide range of transferable skills including critical thinking, research, self-motivation and communication.

Career prospects

A business psychology degree equips you with a wide range of skills making you highly prized by employers in a variety of industries and professions. 

From this degree you can expect to gain a sound educational foundation for working in applied psychology with the potential to pursue a career in: organizational psychology, management, human resources, business development, business consultancy, staff training and development, careers counselling, marketing/advertising, market research and finance.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date A student can apply at any time for this programme, there is no deadline.
  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    360 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Fundamentals of Effective Learning in Psychology
  • Introduction to Social Psychology
  • Introduction to Cognitive Psychology  
  • Introduction to Research Methods 
  • Human Resources Management  
  • Fundamentals of Marketing 
  • Personality and Intelligence 
  • Business and Management Skills 

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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General Requirements

  • Three A-levels
  • If you do not hold an IELTS or equivalent qualification, students are required to pass a free online English test.

Work Experience

  • GCSE Maths and English at grade C or above, or equivalent;
  • Three years’ relevant work experience

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    4620 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18500 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    4620 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18500 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 48 months.
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Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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