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Social Media and Communication, M.Sc.

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
Online
The Second-Cycle Degree in Cognitive Processes and Technologies is aimed at the acquisition of advanced theoretical and methodological knowledge in the field of psychology by adopting an interdisciplinary approach to the study of the mind-brain system, of the man-machine interaction and of human interaction in the new social environments.

About

The adopted perspective is based on an interdisciplinary approach integrating technological and cognitive approaches allowing to gain a deeper insight into human action focusing the training provision and other training activities mainly on multimedia educational aspects and on man-machine interaction. The training path is characterised by training experiences and significant periods of research in highly qualified laboratories in the field of multimodal interaction (cognitive interfaces, multimedia etc.) also in order to make the application of the acquired skills fully operational. Training periods in external structures are envisaged as well. In addition, the students are given the opportunity to attend courses abroad in the framework of international exchange and cooperation programmes implemented jointly with foreign universities.

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Social psychology of web-based relationships 
  • Developmental psychology and technologies 
  • Language of the new media 
  • Technologies and support to the person
  • Cognitive processes and technologies 
  • Law and New Media
  • Teaching and learning technologies and processes 
  • Psychology and ethics of communication 
  • Social networks and media 
  • Web-based tools for social media
  • Computational models of social and cognitive dynamics

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date A student can apply at any time for this programme, there is no deadline.
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    120 ECTS
  • Languages
    • Partially taught in English
  • Delivery mode
    Online

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

  • Mastery of the English language and certified computer skills whose level is established by the didactic regulations of the study course;
  • Specific training requirements:
  • Demonstrate good capacities of analysis of issues related to cognitive sciences, possess an updated knowledge and capacity of comprehension of the issues, methods and procedure of research for the study and analysis of the psychological and psychosocial dynamics regarding communication processes
  • Demonstrate good capacities to deal with problems of methodological-quantitative character.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    2200 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2200 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    2200 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2200 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
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