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:
- social networking
- online dating websites
- usability testing
- consulting media industries
- virtual reality
- mobile apps
- online design
- online marketing
- online retail
Get more detailsVisit official programme website
- Applied Psychology of Digital Technologies
- Psychology of Cyberspace and Online Behaviours
- Computer Forensics
- Professional Skills
- Research Project
- Research Skills
- Advanced Experimentation and Statistics One
- 12 months
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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We would recommend applying as soon as you are able as we may close the course if it is full.
DisciplinesPsychology Computer Sciences Human Computer Interaction View 650 other Masters in Computer Sciences in United Kingdom
- 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.
International15100 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 15100 EUR per year during 12 months.
EU/EEA7200 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 7200 EUR per year during 12 months.
- UK/EU: £3,600
- International: £7,550
Living costs for Nottingham
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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