The Open University

Course Information

Drawing together topics from criminology and psychology, it supports future study and adds value to your career by providing professional development in research literacy, managing research and conceiving of new studies.

Key features of the Social and Psychological Inquiry course from The Open University

– Focuses on critical appraisal of research and constructing new questions
– Applies focus relating social and psychological research to everyday and professional contexts
– Provides the opportunity to develop a case study relevant to your work environment or interests
– Develops your communication skills to academic and non-academic audiences, offline and online.
Career relevance

Completing the qualification will enable students to manage social and psychological evidence. In particular students will able to independently source, select and review social and psychological research, evaluate its relevance for complex real life issue/cases, assess its validity and persuasively clearly communicate their findings to academic and non-academic audiences.

The postgraduate certificate will be of direct interest to existing professionals who wish to advance their careers or those wishing a career in all areas of public policy, social justice, management, advertising and marketing. It provides professional development for all those working in professions that value research literacy, analytic and communication skills.

Scholarship Option

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