Your Psychology Postgraduate Diploma teaching team

The Psychology teaching team have many years’ experience in psychology and they understand the pressures of balancing study around work and family commitments.

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Academic Lead for Psychology and Course Director

Dr Alice Doherty, Academic lead for psychology, is a multidisciplinary teacher with varied teaching experience in a range of subjects including Psychology and English as a Foreign Language.

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Academic Lead in Psychology

Dr Gülcan Garip is the Academic Lead for the MSc and PG Diploma Psychology programmes and teaches on the MSc Health Psychology programme. Gülcan is a registered Chartered Psychologist with the British Psychological Society (BPS), a registered Health Psychologist with the Health and Care Professions Council, and a member of the BPS Division of Health Psychology.

Lecturer in Psychology

Lecturer in Psychology

Lecturer in Psychology, Melanie Haughton, has worked in education since 2000. Melanie has worked as a Higher Education Learning Mentor, she has also worked as a Graduate Teaching Assistant at Lancaster University and as an Associate Academic at the University of Derby.

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Lecturer in Psychology

Lecturer in Psychology, Sophie Jackson joined the University of Derby in April 2019 having previously worked as a teaching assistant at The University of West London and as a research assistant at Goldsmiths, University of London and Canterbury Christ Church University.