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Best 12 Postgraduate Certificate Programs in Social Sciences 2019/2020

There are a number of postgraduate studies someone can choose to pursue, but one of the most beneficial and affordable routes to take is to earn a postgraduate certificate to get further knowledge in an academic field.  

Social sciences help students to better understand the interactions and systems within human society. Topics covered may include how communities and populations form governments, make laws, develop economic systems, or how individuals make decisions.

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IMF Business School Portugal

The main objective of the postgraduate course "Psychology for Non-Psychologists" is to inform non-psychologists of some scientific approaches that allow us to perceive th ... [+]

The main objective of the postgraduate course "Psychology for Non-Psychologists" is to inform non-psychologists of some scientific approaches that allow us to perceive the human being in different contexts of work and intervention (involving prevention and change of attitudes and behaviors).

We believe that up-to-date knowledge of current scientific perspectives on the functioning of the human being gives us tools to intervene at the level of management and taking action to promote behavioral change.

In this course, psychological processes such as memory and learning, motivation and emotions, attitudes, behaviors, self-perception and self-efficacy, processes of social influence and approaches to the context of these and other human factors in the organizational context will be addressed. The implications of this knowledge will be discussed in order to develop strategies and techniques to evaluate, implement and change decision processes, attitudes and behaviors.... [-]

Portugal Portugal Online
Open Enrollment
Portuguese (Brazil)
Part-time
2 semesters
Online
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IMF Business School Portugal

The Psychology of Sport and Physical Activity is an area of ​​application of psychology that seeks to understand the thoughts, emotions and behaviors of all practitioners ... [+]

The Psychology of Sport and Physical Activity is an area of ​​application of psychology that seeks to understand the thoughts, emotions and behaviors of all practitioners and other agents involved in the practice of sports, exercise and physical activity regardless of whether their goals are focused on performance Sports or physical activity as a strategy to promote health, well-being and quality of life.

Access Requirements

Bachelor's or equivalent professional experience

Recipients

Graduates (pre or post-Bologna agreement) in Psychological Sciences; Psychology; Physical Education and Sport; Graduates in related areas or Professionals with relevant experience in the area... [-]

Portugal Portugal Online
Open Enrollment
Portuguese (Brazil)
Part-time
2 semesters
Online
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Middlesex University London

In today’s challenging work environment organisations have to adapt to issues of austerity and Brexit while under pressure to maintain business sustainability. In these h ... [+]

Public, private and third sector organisations are all operating in highly dynamic landscapes and want employees with the skills required that allow them to adapt quickly and efficiently. Taking in a range of social, psychological, legal and policy perspectives, this course delivers an understanding of considerations pertinent to all sectors, such as leadership, adaptability, development and resilience. Topics explored on the course include the strategies of learning and talent development, theories and historical development of the practice of organisation design, and issues such as identity, organisational culture and performativity in the context of critical leadership.

By taking a critical approach, this programme enables you to evaluate policies and practices based on the most recent and relevant theory and research findings, empowering you to make evidence-based decisions and reflect on how these decisions can be applied in a practice-based environment. This course is taught by academics with strong connections to the CIPD who are highly research active in areas such as organisational behaviour, change and transformation, discrimination law, and leadership.... [-]

United Kingdom London UK Online
August 2020
English
Full-time
Part-time
12 months
Campus
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University of Nottingham - Faculty of Social Sciences

Knowledge of the international human rights system has become an essential requirement for those working to improve human rights around the world. This distance-learning ... [+]

Overview

Knowledge of the international human rights system has become an essential requirement for those working to improve human rights around the world. This distance-learning programme has been designed to allow you to study part-time to fit around your commitments.

You will be provided with a thorough grounding in human rights law and systems, as well as the opportunity to pursue more specialist interests such as the rights of the child and international criminal law.

This course is designed to ensure that you obtain a sound theoretical understanding of human rights law, as well as the latest knowledge of how international human rights standards and systems operate in practice.... [-]

United Kingdom Nottingham
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English
Part-time
1 year
Online & Campus Combined
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University of Nottingham - Faculty of Social Sciences

This course meets the continuing professional development needs of school/college teachers who act as the mentors to initial teacher education students and early career t ... [+]

Overview

This course meets the continuing professional development needs of school/college teachers who act as the mentors to other teachers.

This course enables you to gain knowledge and understanding of mentoring teachers through a reflective examination of your own practice as well as others'. Through an exploration of a range of mentoring and coaching models, you will develop your professional mentoring skills and a personal theory of action for mentoring.

The impact of this course goes far beyond the participating teacher; the development of their practice impacts on their mentee's professional development and, ultimately, their classroom practice.

Alongside this element of the course, which is rooted in practice, there is a structured programme of taught sessions and activities. These are designed to offer a theoretical perspective and critical reflections on how best mentoring practices can enhance the development of both the mentee and the mentor.... [-]

United Kingdom Nottingham
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English
Part-time
1 year
Campus
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Saint Joseph's University Online

The online Post-master's Certificate in Behavior Analysis is designed for students with a master's in education, behavior analysis, or psychology. This online degree will ... [+]

The online Post-master's Certificate in Behavior Analysis from Saint Joseph’s University is an effective way to promote flexibility and advance your career as you pursue your professional goals.

Designed for students with a master’s in education, behavior analysis, or psychology, this online degree will prepare you to sit for the Board Certified Behavior Analyst exam. You’ll learn from those who drive the industry: several faculty members at Saint Joseph’s University are either current or previous BACB board members.

After completion of the Post-master's Certificate in Behavior Analysis, you will be able to apply your knowledge to multiple areas including:

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USA Philadelphia
September 2019
English
Part-time
3 semesters
Online
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Pan Africa Christian University

This program was established in order to help professionals in the areas that involve disputes and conflicts resolutions gain deeper, practical skills to better engage th ... [+]

Post Graduate Certificate in Mediation Studies

This program was established in order to help professionals in the areas that involve disputes and conflicts resolutions gain deeper, practical skills to better engage those seeking out-of-court-settlements. The program is further inspired by Kenya's Judiciary which started the process of rolling out the Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) program as enshrined in the constitution (Article 159). The ADR program implies that a lot of cases will be referred for mediation. PAC University has proved its capacity to train effective professionals in areas of human intervention. Therefore, the Mediation training will build on that experience.

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Kenya Nairobi
January 2020
English
Full-time
Campus
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European College for Liberal Studies

Postgraduate Certificate in Global Studies (15 credits) ... [+]

Our postgraduate programs, each with different program requirements, are based on and are fully compatible with the established European and American educational systems. The European guidelines for higher education are outlined in the Bologna agreements. Once a minimum number of credits has been earned, a request for graduation can be submitted. Postgraduate programs are advanced academic programs for college and university graduates, as well as for working professionals wishing to pursue a progressive career in the field of communication and liberal arts. The college’s truly global community provides ample opportunities for students to pursue academic topics of interest and research with an emphasis on globalization, communication, and higher education. Not all programs are offered at all campuses.... [-]

Spain Barcelona Belgium Brussels Madrid Switzerland Zürich Japan Tokyo Antwerp  + 6 More
October 2019
English
Full-time
1 year
Campus
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Cranfield University

This course is aimed at those working within the defence and security sector who are looking to expand their knowledge in defence and security marketing. Graduates achiev ... [+]

Overview

This course is aimed at those working within the defence and security sector who are looking to expand their knowledge in defence and security marketing. Graduates achieve a high level of understanding and detailed knowledge in skills such as marketing and negotiations, as well as offsets and trade compliance. Qualities such as these prove attractive to employers seeking personnel in wider managerial fields, including contracts, commercial management as well as strategic management. The tuition and training are specifically geared towards defence and security trade control and compliance, representing essential knowledge for those working in this area of endeavour.

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United Kingdom Swindon
January 2020
English
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
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University of Essex Online

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).

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 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.... [-]

United Kingdom Colchester
Open Enrollment
English
Part-time
8 months
Online
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University of Essex Online

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).... [-]

United Kingdom UK Online Colchester
Open Enrollment
English
Part-time
48 months
Online
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Institute for European Studies (IES), Vrije Universiteit Brussel

Enjoy the flexibility of online learning to broaden your knowledge of the European institutions, European law and the European decision-making process in general! This Po ... [+]

1- or 2-year programme: 5 online EU modules & a summer school

The programme in a nutshell:

5 back-to-back online EU modules (starting September), followed (or preceded) by a 2-week Summer School in Brussels and Vienna (July)

You choose your start date (July or September) as well as your timing option (full-time = 1 year; part-time = 2 years)

Perfect for full-time professionals or students with daytime schedule Organised by a Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence on the doorstep of the main EU institutions It has a dedicated website: www.eu-postgraduate.eu

More elaborate description:

From 2014 onwards, the IES offers a Postgraduate Certificate in European Policy-Making, developed and designed by EU and e-learning experts. This certificate is equivalent to 25 ECTS and combines both the IES Summer School and the EU modules, thus embracing the Blended-Learning approach. This package involves two weeks of face-to-face intensive teaching together with the flexibility of the online modules.... [-]

Belgium Brussels
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Full-time
Part-time
12 - 24 months
Online & Campus Combined
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