Online postgraduate courses in Psychology – scholarships available

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At the University of Essex Online, student success is at the heart of everything we do. As one of the UK’s longest-running providers of 100% online degrees, all our courses are specifically designed for online delivery, enabling you to gain a top-class education from anywhere in the world.

Studying psychology helps you understand why people think and behave the way that they do. Our programmes are designed for individuals who may have never studied the discipline before – helping you gain both a solid grounding in the subject, as well as practical skills that will enable you to succeed in a wide range of careers.

Discover our postgraduate courses

Explore a range of theoretical ideas and practical applications across psychology, perfect whether you have a personal or professional interest in the field.

Delve into interesting real-world scenarios such as the concept of psychological assessment at work and how to conduct this process as a practising organisational psychologist.

Both courses are also available as a shorter eight-month PG Cert, or a 16-month PG Dip. Study at your own pace and accelerate your career 100% online, part time.

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Fees and funding

We’re pleased to offer a range of discounts and scholarships to online students including:

  • Full payment discount of 5%
  • Alumni discount of 10%
  • Corporate discount of 10% available when three or more of your employee’s study with us
  • 2024 marks 60 years of the University of Essex – and to celebrate this milestone, we’re offering a 10% anniversary scholarship on all our Masters programmes. Please note, the deadline for this scholarship is 31 July.
  • Enhanced Regional Scholarship: International students residing in specific regions outside of the UK may be eligible for a partial scholarship for our undergraduate and postgraduate online courses. Students residing in Africa can also enjoy a 20% scholarship on an eligible undergraduate and postgraduate courses until the end of the 2023-2024 academic year. 

Who is eligible to apply?

UK, EU and International applicants

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