Cyber Psychology of Online Communication (also Bilingual option)

ALP Germany I Akademisches Lehrinstitut für Psychologie GmbH

M.Sc. Online
18 months
9070 EUR/year
9070 EUR/year
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1,5 years, 100% online, possible without first degree. The MSc Cyber Psychology of Online Communication programme (also bilingual) is an applied offering, meant for those who wish to receive an orientation to an interdisciplinary and contemporary approach towards understanding online communication from a distinctly psychological perspective. The students are enrolled at the Austrian FHWien der WKW.


Scientific foundation for experienced professionals | without a first university degree

The innovative master’s programme focuses on a diverse curriculum of psychological topics set in a cyber environment. Its academic foundation enables our graduates to understand and create the latest developments in their field of profession, with a focus on the cyber world. The content covers a wide range of aspects, for instance, political, occupational and clinical view of psychology in online communication.

Development of key competences | Master’s Degree through distance learning

Students will be able to start or build on their chosen profession through an understanding of Cyber Psychology of Online Communication, and therefore be able to face future challenges and changes concerning their line of work. The distance learning format trains them in online communication and working in virtual teams – hence the content and methods in the course would overlap.

Trends and research topics of the future | Cyber Psychology of Online Communication from Academic Institute for Psychology

Researching and dealing with up-to-date advances in the topic gives the graduates the possibility to foresee coming trends in their own workplace. An appreciation of the changing world of online behaviour gained through this programme will enable students to question existing behaviours and practices and help to replace them with adjusted ones that are fit for future.

Bilingual option

The bilingual programme is suitable for people who can read English well but do not feel confident enough in the English language to take written and oral examinations. All the basic literature provided is in English. The webinars, the lectures and the tasks in the exams are in German. The written and oral exams can also be taken in German. This programme can also be booked completely in English on request.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Introduction to Cyber Psychology and Personality in Cyberspace
  • Social Media, Networking & Communication
  • Psychology of Online Business
  • Online Communication, Support, Counselling & Coaching
  • Children and Teenagers’ Use of Online Communication and Media
  • Communication with Artificial Intelligence (AI)
  • Psychology of Online Gaming and Multiplayer Platforms / Psychology of virtual Gaming
  • E-Politics, Ethics & Corporate Social Responsibility
  • The Dark Web - Cybercrime and Deviance

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months
  • Part-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines


English, Partially taught in German


180 alternative credits

180 CP = 90 ECTS



Academic requirements

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

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • First degree (at least Bachelor) from a recognised University or comparable other foreign University and at least one year of work experience
  • the equivalent of the first university degree is considered to be at least six years' relevant professional experience.

The following additional qualifications are welcome:

  • Knowledge in the field of psychology (e.g. clinical psychology, social psychology, business psychology), online related professions (e.g. IT, online advertising) and other professions in contact with cyberspace or psychology.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    9070 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13605 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 18 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9070 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13605 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 18 months.
  • Monthly Tuition fee 755,84 Euros (VAT-exempt). 
  • Total payment 18 months 13605,12 Euros.


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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!

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Cyber Psychology of Online Communication (also Bilingual option)
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