University of Essex Online

Introduction

Welcome to 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 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 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 93% for overall student satisfaction in 2017.

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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Programs

This school also offers:

BA

BA (Hons) Business and Management

Online Part time 48 months Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online Colchester + 1 more

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... [+]

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. Teaching methods and style Unlike a traditional university environment, our online degree courses utilise a Virtual Learning Environment. The system is designed to track and manage the learning process in real-time and provides you with immediate access to your learning materials wherever you are. This learning platform allows both students and tutors to actively take part in real-time conversations and you can listen to, and view, live lectures and seminars over the internet. Studying is carried out entirely online and the programme of study can fit around your work and personal commitments. You are supported throughout your business and management course by a dedicated Student Adviser... [-]

BA (Hons) Business and Marketing

Online Part time 48 months Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online Colchester + 1 more

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 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... [+]

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 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. Teaching methods and style Unlike a traditional university environment, our online degree courses utilise a Virtual Learning Environment. The system is designed to track and manage the learning process in real-time and provides you with immediate access to your learning materials wherever you are. This learning platform allows both students and tutors to actively take part in real-time conversations and you can listen to, and view, live lectures and seminars over the internet. Studying is carried... [-]

BA (Hons) Criminology and Criminal Justice

Online Part time 48 months Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online Colchester + 1 more

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... [+]

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. Teaching methods and style Unlike a traditional university environment, our online degree courses utilise a Virtual Learning Environment. The system is designed to track and manage the learning process in real-time and provides you with immediate access to your learning materials wherever you are. This learning platform allows both students and tutors to actively take part in real-time conversations and you can listen to, and view, live lectures and seminars over the... [-]

Certificate

CertCE Business Studies

Online Part time 8 months Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online Colchester + 1 more

If you’re keen to try university study, our CertCE Business Studies 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. Study is based around specific business-related issues within the context of cross-functional modules... [+]

CertCE Business Studies If you’re keen to try university study, our CertCE Business Studies 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. Study is based around 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 CertCE Business Studies 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. Teaching methods and style Unlike a traditional university environment, our online degree courses utilise a Virtual Learning Environment. The system is designed to track and manage the learning process in real-time and provides you with immediate access to your learning materials wherever you are. This learning platform allows both students and tutors to actively take part in real-time conversations and you can listen to, and view, live lectures and seminars over the internet. Studying is carried out entirely online and the programme of study can fit around your work and personal commitments. You are supported throughout your business studies course... [-]

CertCE Criminology and Criminal Justice

Online Part time 8 months Open Enrollment United Kingdom Colchester

Our certificate in criminal justice programme is taught part-time and is a nationally recognised qualification. [+]

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 Continuing Education (CertCE) 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 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 transferrable to the world of work. Career destinations This course provides students with underpinning knowledge for a career in the criminal justice sector and may also confirm your competence if you are already working within the sector as part of your continuing professional development.... [-]

CertCE Law

Online Part time 8 months Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online Colchester + 1 more

If you’re keen to try university study, our CertCE Law course online can be achieved as a stand-alone qualification or used as a stepping stone towards a Bachelors degree. [+]

CertCE Law Places available: Summer / Autumn 2015 About the CertCE Law course If you’re keen to try university study, our CertCE Law course online can be achieved as a stand-alone qualification or used as a stepping stone towards a Bachelors degree. The course has been designed to give you an introduction to the English Legal System, both from a civil and criminal perspective as well as looking at key criminal law concepts and principles. Study is based around specific law-related issues within the context of cross-functional modules that will develop your communications, presentation, writing, analytical and critical thinking skills. Law is a widely recognised and highly respected subject and the knowledge gained on our CertCE Law will open up many opportunities for you to develop your career both inside and outside the legal field. Why study this subject? Our online CertCE Law course gives you a flexible approach to learning, allowing you to work alongside your studies. Alongside subject-specific knowledge, this course will help you develop skills in a number of areas including research, presentation and critical thinking. Related courses DipHE Law LLB (Hons) Law Learning and Assessments Studying online for your CertCE law qualification offers you the freedom to study when and where it suits you – you can learn at home, during your lunch hour or anywhere else where you have internet access. All of our online undergraduate courses have a standard study duration which indicates the length of time it should take you to complete your... [-]

LLB

LLB (Hons) Law

Online Part time 4 years Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online Colchester + 1 more

Our online LLB (Hons) Law degree will provide you with a thorough academic training in the discipline of law. [+]

LLB (Hons) Law Places available: Summer / Autumn 2015 About the LLB (Hons) Law course Our online LLB (Hons) Law degree will provide you with a thorough academic training in the discipline of law. It will enable you to develop a critical awareness of common law and legal principles, build knowledge of the UK and EU legal systems and gain the analytical and problem solving skills needed to build a successful career in what is a dynamic and challenging discipline. You will be given the opportunity to study a wide range of topics and develop your expertise in specific areas of law. Law is a widely recognised and highly respected subject and the knowledge gained on our LLB (Hons) Law degree online will open up many opportunities for you to develop your career both inside and outside the legal field. It can also act as a foundation for postgraduate study on a Master of Law (LLM) programme or business Masters course such as an MSc or MBA. The LLB (Hons) Law is a Qualifying Law Degree (QLD) approved by the relevant legal professional bodies and is the first step if you are considering practising law professionally. Why study this subject? Our online LLB (Hons) Law degree gives you a flexible approach to learning, allowing you to work alongside your studies. Alongside subject-specific knowledge, the course will help you develop graduate skills in a number of areas including research, presentation and critical thinking. The course is also relevant if you are... [-]

LLB (Hons) Law with Business

Online Part time 48 months Open Enrollment United Kingdom Colchester

Boost your career prospects with our unique law and business programme. Achieve a Qualifying Law Degree while also developing skills in management, communication and finance. In this combined programme, you’ll acquire knowledge of legal and business concepts, while also improving your transferable workplace skills. [+]

Boost your career prospects with our unique law and business programme. Achieve a Qualifying Law Degree while also developing skills in management, communication and finance. In this combined programme, you’ll acquire knowledge of legal and business concepts, while also improving your transferable workplace skills. Overview Prepare yourself for employment in a wide variety of fields with our LLB (Hons) Law with Business course. This programme is perfect for students who wish to gain a Qualifying Law Degree while also developing a wider range of business-related knowledge and skills*. The course content encompasses a wide variety of legal modules including Criminal Law, Land Law, Contract Law and a number of substantive and optional law modules. Our business-specific modules will then grant you the opportunity to develop key business skills with modules covering business strategy, operations management and more. Level 5 and 6 students are also given the opportunity to develop their knowledge of an area of business that is relevant to their career or interests through a number of thought-provoking optional modules. These include consumer behaviour, e-business and marketing, leadership and managing teams and many more. Developed and taught by subject experts in both disciplines, this course will allow you to develop knowledge of the major institutions and trends in the business environment in addition to a thorough understanding of the social, political, economic, historical and ethical dimensions of law. *The start date and details of this course are still subject to University approval. In the event that approval is not... [-]

LLB (Hons) Law with Criminology

Online Part time 48 months Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Improve your knowledge and employability by achieving a Qualifying Law Degree while also developing knowledge of criminal behaviour and its origins. In this combined programme, you’ll acquire a solid grounding in both legal and criminological principles including subject-specific abilities, intellectual skills, practical professional skills and general transferable skills. [+]

Improve your knowledge and employability by achieving a Qualifying Law Degree while also developing knowledge of criminal behaviour and its origins. In this combined programme, you’ll acquire a solid grounding in both legal and criminological principles including subject-specific abilities, intellectual skills, practical professional skills and general transferable skills. Overview This fascinating and widely recognised undergraduate law degree with the optionality of studying criminology lends itself to prospective students who wish to obtain a Qualifying Law Degree (QLD), whilst developing knowledge of criminal behaviour and its origins*. The course covers a wide range of challenging and thought-provoking legal topics, including Contract Law, Law of Tort, Land Law, Equity and Trusts and a number of substantive and optional law modules. The addition of modules in criminology makes this programme truly unique, offering the opportunity to develop social science skills and knowledge. Topics such as crime and society, justice and punishment and criminal investigation will introduce sociological, legal and economic theories that will complement the legal knowledge you gain. Studying both law and criminology will allow for a combined understanding of these two challenging disciplines, broadening your knowledge and also the range of transferable skills you will develop. Developed and taught by subject experts in both disciplines, this course provides an excellent opportunity to enhance your career development and improve your employability. You’ll be prepared for employment in a wide variety of fields as you will acquire a solid grounding in both legal and criminological principles while embracing all the subject-specific abilities, intellectual... [-]

LLM

LLM International Trade and Commercial Law

Online Full time 24 months Open Enrollment United Kingdom Colchester

Our LLM International Trade and Commercial Law course* has been developed by subject experts and experienced legal professionals with many years of experience. It builds on your knowledge from the PG Cert and PG Dip programme modules and allows you to undertake a piece of original research by completing a 60-credit dissertation. [+]

Our LLM International Trade and Commercial Law course* has been developed by subject experts and experienced legal professionals with many years of experience. It builds on your knowledge from the PG Cert and PG Dip programme modules and allows you to undertake a piece of original research by completing a 60-credit dissertation. Law is a widely recognised and highly respected subject and the knowledge gained on our LLM International Trade and Commercial Law will open up many opportunities for you to develop your career a high-level career in an international law firm, multinational company or governmental organisation. *The start date of this course is still subject to University approval. In the event that approval is not granted by your course start date, an alternative date will be offered or a full refund given. Teaching methods and style As we are a 100% online university, we utilise a Virtual Learning Environment instead of a traditional campus. The system tracks and manages the learning process in real-time and provides you with immediate access to your learning materials. This learning platform allows both students and tutors to actively take part in real-time conversations and you can listen to, and view, live lectures and seminars over the internet. You are supported throughout your course by a dedicated Student Adviser and have the opportunity to regularly interact with fellow students and your tutor. Assessment We adopt an assignment-based approach to assessment instead of exams. Assessment for the LLM International Trade and Commercial Law will be... [-]

Law Course

PG Cert International Trade and Commercial Law

Online Full time 8 months Open Enrollment United Kingdom Colchester

Our PG Cert International Trade and Commercial Law course* online can be achieved as a stand-alone qualification or used as a stepping stone towards our full LLM. The course enables students to explore areas such as law of world trade organisation, international competition law, and international sales of goods. [+]

Our PG Cert International Trade and Commercial Law course* online can be achieved as a stand-alone qualification or used as a stepping stone towards our full LLM. The course enables students to explore areas such as law of world trade organisation, international competition law, and international sales of goods. Law is a widely recognised and highly respected subject and the knowledge gained on our PG Cert International Trade and Commercial Law will open up many opportunities for you to develop your career a high-level career in an international law firm, multinational company or governmental organisation. *The start date of this course is still subject to University approval. In the event that approval is not granted by your course start date, an alternative date will be offered or a full refund given. Teaching methods and style As we are a 100% online university, we utilise a Virtual Learning Environment instead of a traditional campus. The system tracks and manages the learning process in real-time and provides you with immediate access to your learning materials. This learning platform allows both students and tutors to actively take part in real-time conversations and you can listen to, and view, live lectures and seminars over the internet. You are supported throughout your course by a dedicated Student Adviser and have the opportunity to regularly interact with fellow students and your tutor. Assessment We adopt an assignment-based approach to assessment instead of exams. Assessment for the PG Cert International Trade and Commercial Law will be based... [-]

PG Dip International Trade and Commercial Law

Online Full time 16 months Open Enrollment United Kingdom Colchester

Our PG Dip International Trade and Commercial Law course* offers an advanced qualification that is designed to build on your knowledge from the PG Cert programme modules and also introduce legal research skills and methods, international carriage of goods, private international law, intellectual property law and international commercial dispute resolution. [+]

Our PG Dip International Trade and Commercial Law course* offers an advanced qualification that is designed to build on your knowledge from the PG Cert programme modules and also introduce legal research skills and methods, international carriage of goods, private international law, intellectual property law and international commercial dispute resolution. Law is a widely recognised and highly respected subject and the knowledge gained on our PG Dip International Trade and Commercial Law will open up many opportunities for you to develop your career a high-level career in an international law firm, multinational company or governmental organisation. *The start date of this course is still subject to University approval. In the event that approval is not granted by your course start date, an alternative date will be offered or a full refund given. Teaching methods and style As we are a 100% online university, we utilise a Virtual Learning Environment instead of a traditional campus. The system tracks and manages the learning process in real-time and provides you with immediate access to your learning materials. This learning platform allows both students and tutors to actively take part in real-time conversations and you can listen to, and view, live lectures and seminars over the internet. You are supported throughout your course by a dedicated Student Adviser and have the opportunity to regularly interact with fellow students and your tutor. Assessment We adopt an assignment-based approach to assessment instead of exams. Assessment for the PG Dip International Trade and Commercial Law will be... [-]

MBA

MBA

Online Part time 24 months Open Enrollment United Kingdom Colchester UK Online + 1 more

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. [+]

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. 2017-2018 Academic Year Offer: We have introduced a scholarship of £2,100 towards this MBA course for all students enrolling in the 2017-2018 academic year.

Overview

Developed in partnership with the world-class team at Essex Business School, this online MBA programme combines cutting-edge learning technology with teaching expertise from industry leaders.* Working alongside a diverse and professional cohort, students will study a broad range of business themes, management techniques and leadership qualities. The programme encompasses a wide range of innovative modules covering a variety of industry-specific topics including entrepreneurship, managerial economics, business strategy, sustainable operations and many more. Throughout these thought-provoking and challenging modules, students are given the opportunity to explore the impacts of internationalisation while also gaining the skills to lead in increasingly demanding marketplaces. The programme also supports and develops the entrepreneurial spirit, allowing each student to build sustainable, resilient business models.... [-]


MSc

MSc Business and Management

Online Part time 24 semesters Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online Colchester + 1 more

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... [+]

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. Why study this subject? Studying for a business 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. Managers in today’s knowledge-based economy need to be adaptable and flexible with strong analytical capabilities. Masters-level study can prepare you for this challenge as well as providing you with specialist subject knowledge in areas such as markets, finance, customers and operations. If you have not previously studied for a Bachelors degree in business or related subjects, our MSc Business and Management course will provide grounding for a range of specialist careers including marketing, accounting, project management and human resources. 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... [-]

MSc Business with Finance

Online Part time 24 months January 2018 United Kingdom UK Online

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 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 many more*. 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% online course will teach you how to examine and appraise research methods and technological skills in making effective and ethical management decisions, while also critically analysing 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, marketing, finance, HRM, and other disciplines within industry sectors. The additional financial modules on this combined course also allow you to develop your skills further, giving you knowledge of financial management theories, techniques and models in an organisational context and the ability to assess how the financial management environment influences an organisation’s strategic position. *The start date and details of this course are still subject to University approval. In the event that approval is not granted by your course start date, an... [-]

MSc Business with Human Resources

Online Part time 24 months January 2018 United Kingdom UK Online

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. [+]

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. The business expertise you will develop will allow you to apply relevant qualitative and quantitative research methods to tasks, synthesise and utilise management tools in the construction of business projects and decision-making, critically select effective information collection methods, competently apply appropriate analytical tools and much more. And the additional human resource knowledge that you will also gain on this combined course will also allow you 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. The programme also gives you the opportunity to undertake independent research and create a 40-credit Business and Management Research Report. *The start date and details of this course are still subject to University approval. In the event that approval is not granted by your course start date, an alternative date will be offered or a full... [-]

MSc Business with Marketing

Online Part time 24 months January 2018 United Kingdom UK Online

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. [+]

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. Throughout the course, you’ll also develop a number of advanced cognitive skills including critical-thinking, analysis, data evaluation and many more. This innovative programme also allows you to specialise in a number of key areas that interest you, or might benefit your specific career path; these include Business Strategy, Marketing Strategy & Management, Financial Management and more. The programme also gives you the opportunity to undertake independent research and create a 40-credit Business and Management Research Report. *The start date and details of this course are still subject to University approval. In the event that approval is not granted by your course start date, an alternative date will be offered or a full refund given. If we need to make changes to this programme as part of the University of Essex validation process, we will communicate these to you at the earliest possible date. Learning and assessment... [-]

MSc Criminology and Criminal Psychology

Online Part time 24 months Open Enrollment United Kingdom Colchester

Our MSc Criminology and Criminal Psychology Masters degree 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. [+]

Our MSc Criminology and Criminal Psychology Masters degree 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. 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. Graduates with a non-criminology 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 criminology study and give you the tools to develop your skills in a new direction with confidence. This course is not accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS). Career destinations 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... [-]

Postgraduate Certificate

BSc (Hons) Psychology

Online Part time 48 months Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online Colchester + 1 more

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, this recognised qualification will prepare you for a wide range of jobs and opportunities. [+]

BSc (Hons) Psychology The programme includes many thought-provoking topics including forensic and investigative psychology, education 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). Students who want to develop their career will also develop a number of transferable skills including critical-thinking, communication, evidence-based reasoning, investigative abilities, data analysis and lots more. Course struture This BSc (Hons) Psychology is made up of the following modules and, upon completion, is equal to a total of 360 credits. Level 4 modules: Fundamentals of Effective Learning in Psychology Introduction to Social Psychology Introduction to Cognitive Psychology Personality and Intelligence Introduction to Research Methods Key Studies in Psychology Mental Health, Stress and Well-being Level 5 modules: Biological Psychology Advanced Cognitive Psychology Psychological Development through the lifespan Individual Differences, Emotions and Behaviour The Psychology of Attitudes Reasoning and Decision-Making Selection of optional modules Level 6 modules: Critical Social Psychology Developmental Science Occupational Psychology Investigative Psychology Psychology of Sport & Exercise Clinical & Counselling Psychology Final Psychology Project Teaching methods and style Unlike a traditional university environment, our online BSc (Hons) Psychology course utilises a Virtual... [-]

PG Certificate Criminology and Criminal Psychology

Online Part time 8 months Open Enrollment United Kingdom Colchester

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. [+]

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). Career destinations 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 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. As companies seek out graduates with the most advanced skills, a Postgraduate Certificate in Criminology and Criminal Psychology could give you the competitive edge you need to advance to these upper level positions. Career opportunities for graduates exist within a variety of occupations across both public and private sectors. This can include one of the 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... [-]

PG Cert Policing and Criminal Investigation

Online Part time 8 months February 2018 United Kingdom UK Online

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. [+]

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. Using programme content created by tutors with considerable academic and professional senior policing and investigative experience, you’ll develop an in-depth knowledge of contemporary policing, criminological and psychological theory and social policy. After completing the programme you’ll also be able to demonstrate an advanced understanding of the changing nature of policing with a particular focus on leadership, social and government policy, and partnership working. You’ll also acquire a range of critical and analytical skills that can be used in a variety of different professional contexts. This short, 100% online course is a great alternative to full-time, campus based study and is perfect if you are interested in discovering how policing and criminal investigation works, or if you are attracted to a career in the field of policing or investigation. If you... [-]

Postgraduate Diploma

PG Diploma Business and Management

Online Part time 16 months Open Enrollment United Kingdom Colchester

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. [+]

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 programme 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). [-]

PG Diploma Criminology and Criminal Psychology

Online Part time 16 months Open Enrollment United Kingdom Colchester

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. [+]

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). Career destinations 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 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. As companies seek out graduates with the most advanced skills, a Postgraduate Certificate in Criminology and Criminal Psychology could give you the competitive edge you need to advance to these upper level positions. Career opportunities for graduates exist within a variety of occupations across both public and private sectors. This can include one of the 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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