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The award
University Certificate

How long you will study
6 - 12 months

Domestic course fees
GBP 2415 per total

How you will study
online

Course starts
find out

International course fees
GBP 2415 per total

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About Psychology at University of Derby Online Learning

An introduction to psychology - the study of the human mind and behaviour

If you’ve always been interested in psychology, or if you think psychological concepts and skills would be useful in your work or as a means of understanding your own motivations and behaviours, this online University Certificate in Psychology (UCP) course is for you.

You will be introduced to the fundamental theoretical issues in psychology and can tailor your module choice to your area of interest, career focus or personal preferences, choosing from: cognitive, developmental, sport, exercise, social or biological psychology and also psychology traditions and skills and more. This course will introduce you to research methods in psychology, helping you to develop, and gain an overview of the skills you’ll need to progress in a psychology career including, research study design, data collection methods, online research methods and an awareness of ethical issues. Research skills are also transferable and you may find them useful in your current work setting or for any other future education.

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardUniversity CertificateHow you will studyOnlineHow long you will study6 - 12 months
    Course starts find outDomestic course feesGBP 2415 per totalInternational course feesGBP 2415 per total

Entry requirements

For both options 1 and 2, if English is not your first language you will need one of the following English Language qualifications to gain entry onto the University Certificate in Psychology**.

  • IELTS 6.0**
  • TOEFL 550 (paper based) 213 (computer based) or 80 (internet based)
  • Pearson Test of Academic English: 51
  • Cambridge Advanced Certificate: Pass
  • London Tests of English: we accept a Level 4 for undergraduate courses
  • International GCE 0 Level English Language: Grade C
  • International GCSE English/English as a Second Language: Grade C**

* If you don't have GCSE Maths then you can study our Certificate of Credit in Introduction to Maths in Preparation for Higher Education which is a 20 credit module designed to help you develop your mathematical skills in preparation for higher education.

**If you have a minimum of IELTS level 4.5 you can study our Certificate of Credit in English for Academic Purposes which we will accept as evidence that you are able to perform at a suitable level of IELTS 6.0. We will also accept the Certificate of Credit as evidence that you can perform at GCSE level.

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