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M.Sc. On Campus Blended

Psychology of the Digital Media

Erasmus University Rotterdam

12 months
Duration
15500 EUR/year
2168 EUR/year
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About

In this Psychology of the Digital Media course at Erasmus University Rotterdam you will study something that has profoundly changed our society: the digital media. You will learn how the digital media impact our personal and professional lives in a number of domains. You will acquire knowledge and skills that are in high demand in our current society.

Overview

In this specialization you will study something that has profoundly changed our society: the digital media. You will learn how the digital media impact our personal and professional lives in a number of domains. Some of the questions you will address are:

  • How can we optimize our use of the digital media in our work environment? 
  • How do we distinguish fact from fiction when we read or watch the news?
  • How can we best design online learning environments?

Some of the skills you will acquire are experience sampling, text mining, and learning analytics.

This track prepares you for a position in industry, consultancy, and research. You will acquire knowledge and skills that are in high demand in our current society. The track is interdisciplinary as it combines insights from industrial and organizational psychology, cognitive psychology, and educational psychology.

Career

This Psychology of the Digital Media course at Erasmus University Rotterdam prepares students for positions such as data scientist, content manager, trainee social media, educational designer, and academic researcher.

Multinationals are interested in students who can analyze behavior, possess presentation skills, and have some programming experience. In the academic field, students can find positions in various areas of psychology (e.g., cognitive, educational, industrial and organisational) and related fields.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Digital Media @ Work
  • Practical: experience sampling
  • Cognition in the Digital Age
  • Practical: text-mining of digital media
  • Online Learning
  • Practical: Learning analytics & the design of online learning

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

60 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus, Blended

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

Depending on the specialisation you wish to apply for, you are eligible for admission to the programme if you have obtained a relevant Bachelor’s or undergraduate degree (comparable to the Dutch academic level according to the standards of the Dutch Organisation for International Cooperation in Higher Education (Nuffic)) from a research university. Some examples of relevant bachelor programmes are:

  • Psychology
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences
  • Cognition, Language and Communication

You are also expected to have obtained at least:       

  • 15 ECTS in courses related to the preferred field of your specialisation;
  • At least 15 ECTS in statistics courses and at least basic SPSS (Statistical Package for the Social Sciences) skills.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15500 EUR per year during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2168 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2168 EUR per year during 12 months.
  • €2,168 (Statutory fee: Dutch / EEA students)
  • €12,300 (Institutional fee: Dutch / EEA students)
  • €15,500 (Institutional fee: non-EEA students)
  • Living costs for Rotterdam

    760 - 1265 EUR /month
    Living costs

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

    Funding

    For the applicants of the various degree programmes of Erasmus School of Social and Behavioural Sciences at Erasmus University Rotterdam the following funding possibilities are available:

    • Holland Scholarship for excellent non-EEA applicants
    • L-EARN for impact Scholarship
    • Erasmus Trustfonds Scholarship

    Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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