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

The Business Psychology (Hons) programme at the University of Essex Online 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 fascinating range of topics you will explore include:

  • the study of the social factors that impact on individual’s lives
  • explaining why people differ from one another
  • how organisations are built and how they behave as a result
  • relationships among an organisation’s culture, its leadership, and its employees
  • the dynamic roles of management in the area of human resources

Finally, you’ll be able to build on your research skills acquired during the programme through your final project on a business psychology topic that is of personal interest to you.

Your future

Our business psychology degree will equip 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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • 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 

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
  • GCSE Maths and English at grade C or above, or equivalent

Work Experience

At least 3 year(s) of work experience are required.

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

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