The 100% online Postgraduate Certificate in Psychology from the University of Liverpool provides working professionals with a concise, one-year foundation in psychology as a tool for success and wellbeing. Designed for graduates with or without a previous degree in psychology, this fully online postgraduate certificate in psychology offers students an interactive and international experience, practical, career-enhancing knowledge and skills, and the possibility of progressing to an MSc in Organisational and Business Psychology or MSc in Mental Health Psychology.
The Postgraduate Certificate in Psychology is offered by the University of Liverpool’s globally respected School of Psychology. A lively, fast-growing department, run by world-leading academics, the School owes its origins to Nobel Laureate Sir Charles Sherrington. Throughout its long history, it has been associated with pioneering psychology scholars, like R.S. Woodworth and H.J. Hyatt. Dynamic and interactive, the programme combines up-to-date research with contributions from leading academics and practitioners in the field.
The University of Liverpool Online Programmes does not offer programmes that lead to professional licensure. Some career options may require additional experience, training or other factors beyond successful completion of the above-mentioned online degree programmes.
Is Narcissism on the rise?
Research into pop music and contemporary literature offers indirect evidence that narcissism is on the rise in Western culture. Yet, new research has emerged that challenges this view. University of Liverpool lecturer in psychology Minna Lyons takes us through the evidence.
Interrogations - why respect gets results
Professor Alison is Director of the Centre for Critical and Major Incident Psychology at the University of Liverpool. He is an expert in interrogation techniques. He says, empathy, respect and careful listening are powerful tools in the hands of the most effective negotiators.
Help! Is my child a psychopath?
Dr Luna Centifanti, a Senior Lecturer in Developmental Psychology at the University of Liverpool, says researchers are zeroing in on the unique traits associated with psychopathy and this greater understanding is opening the door for more targeted therapies.
Is it really mental ‘illness’?
Dr Peter Kinderman argues that mental emotional distress is not a sign of illness but a symptom of social causes and pressure. The treatment he prescribes is for all of us to take greater social responsibility to address the situation rather than just reaching for medication.
Suzi Gage on ‘Say Why to Drugs’
Lecturer in Psychology and prolific podcaster, Dr. Suzi Gage takes the Just Say No motto and turns it on its head. Every two weeks she and her co-host, UK rapper Scroobius Pip take an evidence based approach to discussing recreational drugs.
I enjoy the diversity of material and being able to discuss it with classmates from all over the world.Jeannette Delgado-Holdsworth - Psychology - Nicaragua