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.

Gulcan Garip
Programme Lead in Psychology

Dr Gülcan Garip is the Programme Co-Lead for MSc Psychology and teaches on the MSc Health Psychology. Gülcan is a registered Chartered Psychologist with the British Psychological Society (BPS), a registered Health Psychologist with the Health and Care Professions Council, a member of the BPS Division of Health Psychology, and Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.

University of Derby academic Dr Claire Hampson
Senior Lecturer in Psychology

Claire has worked at the University of Derby since 2011. She has a BSc. (Hons) Psychology degree, MSc. in Health Psychology and PhD in Clinical Psychology. She worked as a Research Associate within the Psychopharmacology Department at the University of Nottingham testing novel treatments for Parkinson’s Disease, Alzheimer's and Addiction problems.  

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.

Natalie Zadurian in the University of Derby
Programme Co-Lead in MSc/PG Dip Psychology

Dr Natalie Zadurian is the Programme Co-Lead for the MSc and PGDip Psychology programmes. She teaches across both the undergraduate and postgraduate online psychology programmes, with specialisms in Health Psychology, Developmental Psychology and Research Methods.