Welcome to the University of Essex Online. If you’re looking to improve your professional career our online distance learning degrees and postgraduate courses are some of the most cost-effective, convenient and flexible ways to do it. Enhance both your education and your career regardless of geographical location, work or personal commitments.

By studying at a University of Essex Online course, you will receive your qualification from a highly regarded UK university and have access to all the academic support you would expect to receive on campus.

Why study with the University of Essex Online?

  • Boost your career and earning potential with skills that are directly transferable to the workplace.
  • Quality teaching from industry professionals combined with the latest online educational technology.
  • We have consistently received outstanding overall student satisfaction ratings from the independent National Student Survey, receiving a score of 89% for overall student satisfaction in 2019.

About us

We offer undergraduate and postgraduate degree courses online to both UK and international students that enables them to benefit from a flexible approach to study while maintaining the quality and support you would expect from a top UK university.

Our structured distance learning courses allow you to work towards your degree in a unique virtual learning environment and still have access to all the support and facilities you would expect to receive on campus. Whether you’re a student looking to enhance your professional career or a school leaver who has opted for an income and valuable work experience whilst studying for a degree, online study is a cost-effective, convenient and flexible way to do it.

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BA

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BA (Hons) Business and Management

Our Business and Management Bachelors degree online enables students to develop their knowledge, skills and understanding of the strategic and international dimensions of business and management. The course will provide you with the necessary expertise to critically evaluate business models and concepts and apply them to real-world situations.

Why study this subject?

Studying BA (Hons) Business and Management will prepare you for a wide range of careers as you develop knowledge of markets, customer behaviour, corporate strategy and project management. Opportunities exist with employers in the private, public and voluntary sectors, not to mention the possibility of running your own business. If you are already working in your chosen field and looking to develop your career, the course includes flexible options that allow you to specialise in an area of business studies, for example, marketing communications or business finance.... [-]

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Our BA (Hons) Business and Marketing degree online equips students with a broad-based and thorough understanding of the rapidly changing environment and operations of the ... [+]

BA (Hons) Business and Marketing

Our BA (Hons) Business and Marketing degree online equips students with a broad-based and thorough understanding of the rapidly changing environment and operations of the modern business and market promotion.

The business modules will introduce you to increasingly complex problems and encourage you to apply your knowledge and understanding to develop innovative solutions. The marketing modules will not only further your understanding of the role of the marketing function in organisations but can also allow you to study specialist topics such as e-business marketing and business-to-business marketing.

Why study this subject?

Marketing is one of the fastest-growing creative industries and at the centre of what many businesses do. Studying BA (Hons) Business and Marketing will contribute to your career development as you explore concepts such as consumer analysis and the planning and implementation of marketing programmes. The wider skills and knowledge gained from the business modules will also equip you to follow a number of different career paths, providing you with a solid grounding in research, reporting, analysis and presentation.... [-]

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Our BA (Hons) Criminology and Criminal Justice degree is a broad-based programme of study that explores both the social and personal aspects of crime. It examines some of ... [+]

BA (Hons) Criminology and Criminal Justice

Our BA (Hons) Criminology and Criminal Justice degree is a broad-based programme of study that explores both the social and personal aspects of crime. It examines some of the most serious concerns we face as a society, such as: What causes crime and criminal behaviour? Can crime be prevented? How and why should we punish offenders? How does criminal justice link to social justice? The course requires a critical engagement with criminology theory, research methods and the history of crime and punishment.

Why study this subject?

Studying BA (Hons) Criminology and Criminal Justice will provide you with a range of skills and knowledge useful for a career within the criminal justice system or in other areas such as public policy, social work or local government. You will gain an understanding of the social and personal aspects of crime, develop critical thinking skills, and become confident in your ability to analyse and reflect upon different sociological, legal and economic theories. You will also gain transferable skills in research, time management and written communication.... [-]

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BSc

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Move closer to that dream role and improve your career prospects with this captivating and inspiring online programme. Mixing the fields of psychology and business, you’l ... [+]

BSc (Hons) Business Psychology

Take an in-depth look at the fascinating world of business psychology with this undergraduate programme*. Focusing on real-life situations you will gain an understanding of the psychological behaviours of people in business or organisation contexts. This course 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. Our 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.... [-]

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Progress in your career, or take the first steps towards a brand-new one, with this exciting and challenging online programme. Explore a wide range of topics within the f ... [+]

BSc (Hons) Criminal Psychology

Study the rapidly-expanding field of criminal psychology with this internationally-focused undergraduate programme*. This ever-evolving discipline focuses on the intersection between criminology and psychology, allowing you to apply theories, methods and research to reach an understanding of some of the critical issues facing today’s criminal justice system.

Created by subject experts, this programme gives you the opportunity to study alongside fellow professionals and classmates to take part in thought-provoking modules covering topics such as offender profiling, risk management and offender rehabilitation. The course emphasises the importance of evidence-based practice along with the integration of psychological theory to understand, reduce and prevent the offending behaviour. You’ll also study the core areas of psychology including cognitive, social and developmental psychology.... [-]

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Certificate

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If you’re keen to try university study, our CertHE Business and Management course online can be achieved as a stand-alone qualification or used as a stepping stone toward ... [+]

CertHE Business and Management

If you’re keen to try university study, our CertHE Business and Management course online can be achieved as a stand-alone qualification or used as a stepping stone towards a Foundation or Bachelors degree. The course has been designed to give students practical and usable skills that can be used in both current and future employment roles. The study is based on specific business-related issues within the context of cross-functional modules that will develop your communications, presentation, writing, analytical and critical thinking skills.

Why study this subject?

Studying for a CertHE Business and Management will introduce you to a number of key and practical skills that can form the basis for ongoing career development. Learn about the structure and dynamics of different types of organisations, understand different leadership and managerial approaches, become adept at analysing, evaluating and interpreting information and data and discover techniques to solve a range of business problems.... [-]

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This compact programme introduces key business and psychology concepts and skillsets, including awareness of psychological theory, and how this applies to a business cont ... [+]

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This short CertHE Business Psychology course introduces the scientific understanding of the mind, brain, behaviour and experience. You’ll also be presented with different perspectives, promoting an appreciation of the real-life applications of business psychology. Finally, you’ll also use specific business-related issues within the context of cross-functional modules that develop communications, presentation, writing, analytical and critical-thinking skills. With an indicative study duration of just 8 months, this programme can be completed as a stand-alone qualification or used as a stepping stone towards our full BSc (Hons) Business Psychology degree.

After this programme, you’ll have an appreciation of the scientific and theoretical underpinnings of business psychology including its historical origins, progression and limitations. You’ll also develop an awareness of the variability and diversity of psychological functioning and its significance within a business context.... [-]

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This short but comprehensive introduction to criminal psychology encompasses topics such as social psychology, cognitive psychology, offender profiling and much more! ... [+]

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This short CertHE Criminal Psychology course is the perfect introduction to the fascinating and challenging worlds of criminology and psychology. With an indicative study duration of just 16 months, this programme can be completed as a stand-alone qualification or used as a stepping stone towards our full BSc (Hons) Criminal Psychology degree.

Throughout the programme, you’ll develop your own knowledge of the scientific and theoretical underpinnings of psychology, including its historical origins, progression and limitations. You’ll also develop an awareness of the variability and diversity of functioning and its significance in criminal psychology, specifically in relation to offender profiling. And finally, you’ll also recognise a range of influences on psychological functioning and how these are conceptualised across the two core discipline areas of social psychology and cognitive psychology.... [-]

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Our certificate in criminal justice programme is taught part-time and is a nationally recognised qualification. It is the equivalent of half of a first-year of undergraduate study and is open to anyone with an interest in criminal justice. The programme is broad-based and aims to equip students with an understanding of the rapidly changing criminal justice environment. The course focuses on national, legal and policy issues facing the criminal justice system and it introduces students to the problems facing policy-makers and practitioners. Students explore broad criminological issues such as theory, research, crime prevention, punishment and rehabilitation.

Why study this subject?

A Certificate of Higher Education (CertHE) is the basic qualification that can be gained in higher education and it shows that you are capable of studying successfully at university level. It will also equip you with a range of skills and knowledge useful for a career within a criminal justice setting or may enhance your existing knowledge if you already work in the sector. You will gain an understanding of crime and social and personal factors; develop critical thinking; and become confident in considering and reflecting upon sociological, legal and criminological theories. You will also gain skills in research, time management and written communication, which are readily transferable to the world of work.... [-]

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Discover the fascinating world of psychology in our online certificate programme. Over a series of modules created by industry experts, you’ll develop an awareness of the ... [+]

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Our 100% online and part-time CertHE Psychology course introduces students to both subject-specific knowledge and transferable skills. It can be achieved as a stand-alone qualification or used as the first step towards our full BSc (Hons) Psychology degree.

This course introduces the scientific understanding of the mind, brain, behaviour and experience. You’ll also be presented with different perspectives, promoting an appreciation of the real-life applications of psychology. Emphasis will also be placed on the role of empirical evidence in the development and critique of psychological theory, and how this influences the future of research in the discipline.

After this CertHE course, you’ll have an appreciation of the scientific and theoretical underpinnings of psychology including its historical origins, progression and limitations. You’ll also develop an awareness of the variability and diversity of psychological functioning and its significance. Finally, CertHE students will also be able to recognise a range of influences on psychological functioning and how these are conceptualised across three core discipline areas (social psychology, cognitive psychology, and personality and intelligence).... [-]

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MBA

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Developed with the academically-rigorous team at Essex Business School, our world-class MBA is an advanced qualification designed for students with an entrepreneurial spi ... [+]

MBA

This MBA is an advanced qualification designed for students with an entrepreneurial spirit who wish to run their own business, accelerate their career or advance to a leadership role.

2018-2019 Academic Year Offer: Students starting in the 2018-2019 academic year may be eligible for a part-scholarship of up to £6,000 towards the tuition fees.

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Designed for rebels with a cause, for people who want to challenge “why” and have the courage and energy to shape the world around them, our 100% online MBA will set you up for success in the dynamic environments of the modern business world.

Developed with the world-class team at Essex Business School, this online MBA programme includes unique Director’s Workshops which bring industry leaders and outstanding speakers before our entire MBA student population for a week-long engaging experience. It’s a fantastic opportunity for students to apply their knowledge to a variety of commercial scenarios and explore real-world business challenges from different perspectives.... [-]

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MSc

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Our MSc Business and Management Masters degree offers an advanced qualification that is designed to equip graduates with a thorough understanding of modern management con ... [+]

MSc Business and Management

Our MSc Business and Management Masters degree offers an advanced qualification that is designed to equip graduates with a thorough understanding of modern management concepts and techniques. The course explores a core set of concepts and ideas about business and management challenging you to apply your understanding of core topics and contemporary issues in the corporate world. It will prepare you to face the challenges of managing and working in a variety of organisations, both within Europe and internationally.You will gain confidence in strategic areas including financial decision making, leadership in practice and managing across cultures.

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Increase your confidence in working with data and develop your managerial skills for the fast-paced business world with this specialist Masters degree. Data is used in al ... [+]

MSc Business and Management (Business Analytics)

Increase your confidence in working with data and develop your managerial skills for the fast-paced business world with this specialist Masters degree*.

Data is used in all areas of business – from marketing and sales to product development to customer service and beyond. As more and more data is gathered by businesses, insightful analysis of information gathered and its application to decision making will be essential for business success. Candidates who have relevant analytics knowledge will stand out from their peers.

You will study a range of topics, both general business and management topics and more focused analytics topics including:... [-]

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This specialist Masters* degree is designed for those already working within the energy industry who are seeking to unlock senior management roles by developing their pre ... [+]

MSc Business Management (Oil and Gas)

Access senior roles within the highly competitive oil and gas industry by developing your managerial skills with an online Masters.

Oil and gas is a multi-trillion dollar industry that posted record-breaking profits in 2018, but the field is in a state of change at the moment with the shift towards renewable energy and a declining availability of oil and gas resources.

This specialist Masters* degree is designed for those already working within the energy industry who are seeking to unlock senior management roles by developing their presentation, data analysis and people management skills while gaining the knowledge necessary to manage the transition to a world more dependent on other forms of energy production.... [-]

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Develop advanced business and financial skills while exploring the very latest theories and practices of modern business environments. Whether your goal is to work at a s ... [+]

Develop advanced business and financial skills while exploring the very latest theories and practices of modern business environments. Whether your goal is to work at a senior level at a private, public or non-profit making organisation, our MSc Business with Finance will make your CV stand out from the crowd.

Develop a range of subject-specific and transferable skills on our MSc Business and Management postgraduate degree programme. This advanced course covers a wide range of challenging and thought-provoking topics including economics for managers, financial decision-making, research methods and much more.

The programme also gives you the opportunity to undertake independent research and create a 40-credit Business and Management Research Report.... [-]

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Boost both your confidence and knowledge of two critical areas of modern national or multi-national business environments with our MSc Business with Human Resources. What ... [+]

Boost both your confidence and knowledge of two critical areas of modern national or multi-national business environments with our MSc Business with Human Resources. Whatever sector you wish to work in, this combined programme will equip you with all the skills required for a senior-level management position.

With modules covering leadership, economics, human resource management and much more, our MSc Business with Human Resources will prepare you for a senior role in almost any private, public or non-profit making organisation.

You’ll use cutting-edge theories and practices to critically reflect on your own workplace experience, while also developing cross-functional abilities and transferable skills.... [-]

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Boost your career prospects and your confidence with knowledge from our MSc Business with Marketing. This advanced programme will equip you with all the subject-specific ... [+]

Boost your career prospects and your confidence with knowledge from our MSc Business with Marketing. This advanced programme will equip you with all the subject-specific and transferable skills required to progress in either a private, public and non-profit making organisation.

Business and marketing are both valuable areas of expertise in modern business environments, and our MSc Business with Marketing will prepare you for a senior role in any number of industries.

Graduates from this programme will be able to demonstrate a comprehensive in-depth knowledge of management interaction and team building with areas of specialisation, examine and appraise research methods and technological skills and more.... [-]

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Our MSc Criminology and Criminal Psychology Masters degree offer an advanced qualification that is designed to equip graduates with a thorough understanding of cutting-ed ... [+]

Our MSc Criminology and Criminal Psychology Masters degree offer an advanced qualification that is designed to equip graduates with a thorough understanding of cutting-edge and important topics within criminology and criminal psychology.

Why study this subject?

Studying for a Criminology and Criminal Psychology Masters qualification gives you the opportunity to expand your subject knowledge and build on the skills you have gained during your undergraduate studies. The benefits extend beyond improving your earning potential.

If you have not previously studied for a Bachelors degree in criminology, criminal justice or related subjects, our MSc Criminology and Criminal Psychology course will provide grounding for a range of specialist careers including hundreds of different roles within the Police Service (from analytical Police Staff roles to serving Police Officers), working with offenders from support workers to probation and prison staff, working within victim services and roles within a variety of law enforcement agencies from the Security Services to the National Crime Agency.... [-]

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Discover the fast-paced, exciting world of project management with our postgraduate course. Whether your goal is to advance your career or find a new role at a private, p ... [+]

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In today’s global and highly competitive environment our MSc Project Management postgraduate degree programme will ensure you stand out from the crowd. This advanced course introduces students to the complexities of modern business, covering a wide range of challenging and thought-provoking topics. The programme also gives you the opportunity to undertake independent research and create a 40-credit Business and Management Research Report.

Developed and taught by subject experts, this 100% inter-disciplinary and integrative programme will teach you how to examine and appraise research methods and technological skills in making effective and ethical management decisions, while also critically analyzing in-depth complex managerial issues both systematically and innovatively. You will also develop the ability to evaluate the principles and theoretical underpinnings of management, strategy, and other disciplines within industry sectors.... [-]

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Designed for those already working within the energy industry, this course will help managers navigate the move towards an increased reliance on renewable energy. The abi ... [+]

MSc Project Management (Oil and Gas)

Within the multi-trillion dollar industry of oil and gas, effective use of resources within projects is an indispensable skill. This online Masters degree* allows you to develop specialist knowledge that will help you progress within your career in oil and gas while also gaining sought-after skills in project management.

Designed for those already working within the energy industry, this course will help managers navigate the move towards an increased reliance on renewable energy. The ability to tackle challenges, such as time and cost limitations and quality requirements, is especially key in this fast-paced industry, and you will finish the course feeling confident managing a range of projects, both within the field and in other situations.... [-]

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Master

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Get ready for the teaching practices of the future with this final stage of our Master of Education programme. Building on the knowledge gained from our PG Cert and PG Dip programmes, this Masters in Education course will explore how key findings of cognitive science relate to learning and teaching in an educational context, and how this should affect your own approaches to learning and teaching.

Throughout the course you’ll also learn how to describe the stages and conventions of academic investigation, including framing a research question, writing a proposal and selecting research methods. Working alongside fellow education professionals, you’ll also discover how to adapt confidently to a range of educational contexts, using skills and strategies to solve problems, monitor progress and alter your approaches where necessary.... [-]

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Postgraduate Certificate

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Developed and led by Chartered Psychologists, our BSc (Hons) Psychology degree allows students to discover the fascinating world of psychology. 100% online and part-time, ... [+]

BSc (Hons) Psychology

The programme includes many thought-provoking topics including forensic and investigative psychology, educational psychology, the psychology of sport and exercise, and critical social psychology. Students also get to develop their own knowledge within a particular psychology topic of interest by writing a 30-credit final project.

Graduates from this BSc (Hons) Psychology course will have an understanding of the scientific and theoretical underpinnings of the discipline. They will also develop detailed knowledge of several specialised areas/or applications of psychology, including the ability to recognise the variability and diversity of psychological functioning (and its significance).... [-]

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Enrol on our online Postgraduate Certificate in Business and Management to develop your understanding of management practice, increase your awareness of current framework ... [+]

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Our Postgraduate Certificate in Business and Management offers an advanced qualification useful to graduates who wish to become effective leaders and managers.

After completing our PG Cert in Business and Management, you have a number of options to continue your personal and professional development.

You can continue your journey by progressing onto our MSc Business and Management programme, or you can choose to specialise with our MSc Business with Finance, MSc Business with Human Resources or MSc Business with Marketing course.

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Studying online gives you the freedom to study when and where it suits you – at home, during your lunch hour or anywhere else you have internet access.... [-]

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Develop key management skills with a focus on their applications within the oil and gas industry with this postgraduate short course*. There is a high demand for competen ... [+]

PG Cert Business and Management (Oil and Gas)

Develop key management skills with a focus on their applications within the oil and gas industry with this postgraduate short course*.

There is a high demand for competent and confident managers within this multi-trillion dollar industry, and this course makes it practical for you to cultivate the skills necessary to succeed while fitting around your existing work commitments.

During the course, you will delve into topics such as:

the main principles and practices of contemporary management and organisational behaviour, financial decision making in the short and long term, the social, political and environmental challenges present within different oil and gas geographic markets. ... [-]
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Our Postgraduate Certificate in Criminology and Criminal Psychology offers an advanced qualification useful to graduates who wish to work within a variety of occupations ... [+]

Our Postgraduate Certificate in Criminology and Criminal Psychology offers an advanced qualification useful to graduates who wish to work within a variety of occupations across both public and private sectors, including the police force, law enforcement agencies and many more.

Upon completion of your Postgraduate Certificate, we offer the opportunity for you to progress on to study for a Postgraduate Diploma (awarded after 120 credits) and a full Masters (awarded after 180 credits). Please contact a member of the Admissions team for more information. This course is not accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS).

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A postgraduate qualification is a major achievement and greatly valued by employers. Recent surveys show that higher degree graduates are more likely to obtain jobs at the professional or managerial level and less likely to be unemployed. For some jobs, a postgraduate qualification may be essential, for others it offers a competitive edge.... [-]

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This PG Cert Education (Educational Practice) can be achieved as a stand-alone qualification or can be the first step towards our PG Dip Education or our full Master of E ... [+]

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Do you want to quickly improve your own teaching practice? Our 8-month PG Cert Education (Educational Practice) will equip you with the necessary knowledge and skills to tailor teaching and learning methods, resources and assessment effectively for a diverse range of learner needs.

Working alongside fellow teaching professionals, this course examines professional practice in higher education while also imparting the skills and knowledge to engage in a range of practices to ensure ongoing professional development, including critical reflection, research and inquiry, and participation in discourse with relevant communities of practice.

This PG Cert Education (Educational Practice) can be achieved as a stand-alone qualification or can be the first step towards our PG Dip Education or our full Master of Education (M.Ed.).... [-]

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Explore the challenges faced by police and investigative teams in a criminal case while also discovering the many techniques used to investigate major crimes. This short ... [+]

Explore the challenges faced by police and investigative teams in a criminal case while also discovering the many techniques used to investigate major crimes. This short course is perfect for students wanting to move into a career in policing or investigation, or it can be used as a stepping stone towards our full MSc Criminology and Criminal Psychology.

This unique online Postgraduate Certificate in Policing and Criminal Investigation introduces many key topics relating to policing, psychology and criminal investigations*.

You’ll discover the varied techniques used to investigate major crimes, such as homicide and sexual assault, while also critically reviewing effective police leadership and partnerships. The programme also has a strong focus on the role of psychology in supporting criminal investigations.... [-]

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Take that first step into Project Management with our PG Certificate course. Explore the challenges faced by project managers and build a foundation of knowledge to use w ... [+]

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Make your mark and gain success with our unique online Postgraduate Certificate in Project Management. The course introduces many key topics and techniques relating to project management.You’ll learn the principles and practices of good management as well as delve into managerial economics. You’ll gain skills which will enhance your CV and that can be used directly in your current management position.

Using programme content created by tutors with considerable academic and professional experience, you’ll develop an in-depth knowledge of the complexities of modern business management and enhance your confidence, professional and practical abilities. After completing the programme you’ll be able to demonstrate an advanced understanding of the principles and theories of effective project management. You’ll also acquire a range of critical and analytical skills that can be used in a variety of different professional contexts.... [-]

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Postgraduate Diploma

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Our Postgraduate Diploma in Business and Management offers an advanced qualification that is designed to equip graduates with a thorough understanding of modern managemen ... [+]

Our Postgraduate Diploma in Business and Management offers an advanced qualification that is designed to equip graduates with a thorough understanding of modern management concepts and techniques. You will gain confidence in strategic areas including financial decision making, leadership in practice and managing across cultures. Graduates with a non-business Bachelors degree will complete a pre-course self-study pack before beginning their first Level 7 module. The reading material and tutor support provided will help you to adapt to the challenge of postgraduate business study and give you the tools to develop your skills in a new direction with confidence. Upon commencement of the Postgraduate Diploma in Business and Management course, you will undertake an induction program prior to starting your first module which will enable you to familiarise yourself with our virtual learning platform and understand what will be expected of you during your online studies. Upon completion of your Postgraduate Diploma, we offer the opportunity for you to progress on to study for a full Masters (awarded after 180 credits).... [-]

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PG Dip Business and Management (Business Analytics)

In a business world increasingly defined and dependent on data, having a solid understanding of the challenges and opportunities within business analytics is a great way to set yourself apart from others in your industry and to improve your ability to drive effective change within your company.

Rather than being a mathematical or coding course, this short postgraduate course* is designed for professionals who want to understand the uses of data within marketing, sales, customer service, market development, finance and much more. It will increase your confidence in working with different types of data as well as give you a grounding in general management techniques.... [-]

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Gain specialist managerial knowledge about the oil and gas industry while developing your interpersonal skills and confidence in business situations. In order to succeed ... [+]

PG Dip Business and Management (Oil and Gas)

Gain specialist managerial knowledge about the oil and gas industry while developing your interpersonal skills and confidence in business situations. In order to succeed in the highly competitive and fast-moving industry of oil and gas, effective business and management skills are an asset. This online and part-time short postgraduate course* helps you to develop these skills while adding to your knowledge of the ever-changing industry.

Alongside business focused topics such as financial decision making and project management techniques, you will explore the future of oil and gas and gain practical skills that will help you manage the transition towards a higher reliance on renewable forms of energy.... [-]

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Develop your personal, academic and professional development with our online Postgraduate Diploma in Business with Finance. This advanced programme introduces key busines ... [+]

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Improve your employability, salary prospects and professional knowledge with our 100% online and part-time Postgraduate Diploma in Business with Finance.

This programme will equip you with a thorough understanding of the theories and practices used in modern business environments. Whether you want to work for a private, public or non-profit making organisation, this course will help you to develop both cross-functional abilities and transferable skills.

In addition to introducing key management and business theories, this Postgraduate Diploma in Business with Finance also allows you to develop specialised financial knowledge including financial management theories, techniques, models and more.... [-]

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Develop advanced business skills alongside valuable interpersonal skills with our online Postgraduate Diploma in Business with Human Resources. This postgraduate programm ... [+]

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Make your CV stand out from the crowd with our Postgraduate Diploma in Business with Human Resources.

This postgraduate programme will develop your ability to critically select effective information collection methods and competently apply appropriate analytical tools, synthesise and utilise management tools in the construction of business projects and decision-making and much more.

In addition to the subject-specific business skills that you will develop on this course, you will also discover how to critically examine the management and motivation of the human resource through approaches to performance management and reward, cultures of continuous development and improvement amongst diverse employees.... [-]

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Boost your business and marketing knowledge with our combined Postgraduate Diploma in Business with Marketing. Our course is 100% online and part-time, giving you the opp ... [+]

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Our Postgraduate Diploma in Business with Marketing will equip you with the skills and knowledge to progress your career in a wide variety of organisations and industries.

Developed by subject experts, this advanced programme covers a range of challenging business topics including Leadership In Practice, Management: Principles & Practices and many more.The marketing modules allow you to develop your specialised knowledge further, with topics covering Marketing Strategy & Management, Marketing Principles & Practices and more.

The programme also allows you to focus on areas of business or marketing that interest you, or that might benefit your career, with a broad range of optional modules including Human Resource Management, Financial Decision Making and Financial Management.... [-]

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Our Postgraduate Diploma in Criminology and Criminal Psychology offers an advanced qualification that is designed to equip graduates with a thorough understanding of cutt ... [+]

Our Postgraduate Diploma in Criminology and Criminal Psychology offers an advanced qualification that is designed to equip graduates with a thorough understanding of cutting-edge and important topics within criminology and criminal psychology.

Upon completion of your Postgraduate Diploma, we offer the opportunity for you to progress on to study for a full Masters (awarded after 180 credits). Please contact a member of the Admissions team for more information.

This course is not accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS).

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A postgraduate qualification is a major achievement and greatly valued by employers. Recent surveys show that higher degree graduates are more likely to obtain jobs at the professional or managerial level and less likely to be unemployed. For some jobs, a postgraduate qualification may be essential, for others it offers a competitive edge.... [-]

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Building on the knowledge gained in our PG Cert programme, this course allows you to attain the skills and knowledge to engage in a range of practices to ensure ongoing p ... [+]

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Develop your career and knowledge with our PG Dip Education, designed specifically for those working within teaching and education practices.

Building on the knowledge gained in our PG Cert programme, this course allows you to attain the skills and knowledge to engage in a range of practices to ensure ongoing professional development including critical reflection, research and inquiry, and participation in discourse with relevant communities of practice.

Throughout the programme you’ll work alongside fellow professionals to develop the requisite knowledge and skills to critically review the academic literature and apply findings to practice, enhancing your own teaching and learning.... [-]

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Learn the cutting-edge techniques and tools needed to carry out successful projects with our Postgraduate Diploma in Project Management. Boost your knowledge and skills w ... [+]

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Our Postgraduate Diploma in Project Management will build on your existing knowledge and experience whilst engaging in activities which enable you to relate your experience to contemporary ideas and practice within a global context. Giving you the skills and knowledge to progress your career in a wide variety of organizations and industries.

Developed by subject experts, this advanced programme covers a range of challenging topics, principles, theories and practices within project management. Expanding your current thinking across a range of issues relevant to the subject area and providing a theoretical and practical exploration of the factors required for effective project management in today’s global and highly competitive environment.... [-]

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Managing projects effectively is an essential skill within the fast-changing world of oil and gas. This competitive industry demands efficient use of all resources and to ... [+]

PG Dip Project Management (Oil and Gas)

Managing projects effectively is an essential skill within the fast-changing world of oil and gas. This competitive industry demands efficient use of all resources and tools in order to supply cost-effective and high-quality energy services, and an in-depth understanding of the challenges facing the future of energy supply is critical to succeeding long-term.

This short postgraduate course* introduces key project management concepts to those currently working in the oil and gas sector while developing your professional skills in communication, time management, leadership and teamwork.

Alongside your study of essential project management skills, you will also delve into topics such as:... [-]

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September 2019
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