Learn key psychology concepts applicable to a range of careers

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.

Why choose the Postgraduate Certificate in Psychology?

  • Earn a Postgraduate Certificate in Psychology from a respected University, in the top 1% worldwide—without a strict requirement for an undergraduate degree in psychology
  • Complete your studies in one year with a concise programme
  • Gain a solid grounding in psychology theory and practice, applicable in a wide range of careers
  • Understand cultural aspects of human behaviour, relevant for professional roles worldwide
  • Fit your studies into your working life thanks to 100% online assessment with no need to travel to campus
  • Collaborate with international professionals from other psychology disciplines in the online classroom

Pioneering and practical

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.

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I am hoping to be able to apply the programme into my work with clients. One thing I have already developed is the ability to recognise of all the different biological, psychological and social influencers that have an effect on the psychological well-being of a person.

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