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Statistics and Econometrics PGDip

Specialised statistical methods are hugely important in dealing with particular problems of economic data. For instance, time series econometrics provides methods for analysing the dynamic processes that are often found in macroeconomics, while other techniques are required for analysing the stock market and other financial data.

  • Duration of training: 9 months
  • Study mode: Full time
Psychological Well-Being Practitioner (Low Intensity) PGCert

This course you will learn to use a range of protocols derived from the best evidence based practice methodologies available. Recognition of the personal and social cost of unmet mental health need within primary care has led to a government-supported initiative to broaden access to psychological therapies, introducing the cutting-edge role of psychological wellbeing practitioners.

  • Duration of training: 9 months
  • Study mode: Full time
Management and Organisational Dynamics PGDip

The contemporary organisation is characterised by complexity and change. Our unique Postgraduate Diploma Management and Organisational Dynamics, offered jointly by Essex Business School and our Centre for Psychoanalytic Studies, aims to equip you with powerful tools to support your development as a future leader, manager, organisational consultant, researcher or executive coach.

  • Duration of training: 9 months
  • Study mode: Full time
Statistics and Operational Research PGDip

This Postgraduate Diploma in Statistics and Operational Research is aimed at those with a first degree in which the major subject was mathematics, and we expect you to have prior knowledge of statistics – for example significance testing or basic statistical distributions – and operational research such as linear programming. Businesses, organisations, and individuals all strive to work as effectively as possible.

  • Duration of training: 9 months
  • Study mode: Full time
Art History and Theory PGDip

This course is ideal if you are interested in working in academia, the art world or any other field in which visual, written and analytical skills are essential. At Essex, you have the freedom to study what most interests you.

  • Duration of training: 1 year
  • Study mode: Full time
Chinese-English Translation and Interpreting PGDip

This course will builds on the knowledge and skills you acquired in your previous qualifications, and are unique in the emphasis it places on hands-on training. PG Diploma Chinese-English Translation and Interpreting should interest you if you want to build your language proficiency in Chinese and English, and further develop the translation and interpreting techniques that are required by employers.

  • Duration of training: 9 months
  • Study mode: Full time
Psychological Studies with English for Academic Purposes PGDip

This course is for you if you need to improve your English language skills and subject knowledge of psychology before going on to a Masters course. You improve your language fluency and academic vocabulary, develop your academic skills, and gain experience of western methods of teaching and learning so that you can progress onto a relevant Masters course in our Department of Psychology.

  • Duration of training: 9 months
  • Study mode: Full time
Mathematics and Finance PGDip

This course allows you to proceed to a Masters in mathematics if your undergraduate degree was in a different subject. In recent years, finance has been one of the areas where high-calibre mathematicians have been in great demand.

  • Duration of training: 9 months
  • Study mode: Full time
Art History with English for Academic Purposes PGDip

This course is for you if you need to improve your English language skills and subject knowledge of art history before going on to a Masters course. You improve your language fluency and academic vocabulary, develop your academic skills, and gain experience of western methods of teaching and learning so that you can progress onto a relevant Masters course in our School of Philosophy and Art History.

  • Duration of training: 9 months
  • Study mode: Full time
Discrete Mathematics and its Applications PGDip

Discrete mathematics underlies some vital situations in practical life. Game theory, with roots in mathematics, statistics and economics, is routinely applied to understanding and predicting human behaviour.

  • Duration of training: 12 months
  • Study mode: Full time
Financial Decision Making with Applications PGDip

This course bridges the gap between traditional financial analysts and new traders who are taking on board cognitive psychology, teaching you how to use mathematical methods to manage risk attached to financial decision making. Postgraduate or Graduate Diplomas last for six to nine months (full-time) and include the modules and assessed work of a Masters, without a dissertation.

  • Duration of training: 9 months
  • Study mode: Full time