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Cyberpsychology

Nottingham Trent University

12 months
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15100 EUR/year
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About

The Cyberpsychology degree from Nottingham Trent University will provide you with the opportunity to develop the relevant academic and professional skills to commence a successful career in cyberpsychology, the psychological study of the Internet and digital technologies. Experts in the areas of cyberpsychology, Internet and technology will deliver the course.

Overview

The course is designed for both psychology graduates and graduates of other related disciplines, for example media or IT. It may be of interest if you are seeking to pursue a career in cyberpsychology, either in any organisation that uses any form of cyberpsychology (i.e. has a web-presence) or in research or academia.

Students will gain invaluable first-hand practical experience through completion of eight weeks of work-based learning as a cyberpsychologist in a cyber-industry or other professional workplace. You will also benefit from careers advice and mentoring throughout the course.

This Cyberpsychology degree from Nottingham Trent University is available as both a full-time and a part-time option.

Careers and employability

The eight-week work-based learning opportunity within the Applied Psychology of Digital Technologies module will provide you with invaluable experience working as a cyberpsychologist in a cyber-industry or other professional workplace. You’ll gain first-hand experience engaging with cyberactivities and will be able to apply relevant research and theory to your experiences. Examples of the type of company where you might work include: the gaming industry, online dating/social networking companies, a cybersecurity/filtering software company, academia, healthcare settings, research and education.

Your future career

Throughout the course, you'll receive one-to-one careers support and mentoring. The course team currently have links to various organisations such as Confetti Media Group, ICN, Holovis International, Fuzzy Frog, British Aerospace and Marconi Electronic Systems, Redsock, Esendex, and Boom Online.

As a graduate of MSc Cyberpsychology you'll be able to critically appraise and apply key features of cyberpsychology research and practice. Awareness of your own experiences and characteristics will inform your knowledge and skills surrounding cyberpsychology science and practice, and your work-based learning experience in a cyberpsychology setting will be a foundation for the development of core employability skills, including team-working and effective communication.

As the MSc Cyberpsychology is highly multidisciplinary, it opens up a wide range of career options because it is applicable and relevant to any organisation with an online presence. Areas which graduates may work in could include:

  • gaming
  • social networking
  • online dating websites
  • usability testing
  • consulting media industries
  • cybersecurity
  • virtual reality
  • mobile apps
  • online design
  • online marketing
  • online retail
  • journalism
  • research
  • education
  • healthcare.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Applied Psychology of Digital Technologies
  • Psychology of Cyberspace and Online Behaviours
  • Computer Forensics
  • Professional Skills
  • Research Project
  • Research Skills
  • Advanced Experimentation and Statistics One

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

We would recommend applying as soon as you are able as we may close the course if it is full.

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • You'll need an undergraduate degree (minimum 2.2) in Psychology (or a related subject) or other recognised equivalent qualification. Related subjects include Media Studies, Media Culture, Communication Studies, Journalism, Psychology, Health Sciences, Psychopathology, Mental Health, Information Technology, Security, Sociology, and Research Methods.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15100 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15100 EUR per year during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    7200 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7200 EUR per year during 12 months.

Part-time:

  • UK/EU: £3,600
  • International: £7,550

Living costs for Nottingham

583 - 978 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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