Open University

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: The Open University

Computing & IT and Psychology (Q67-CITP)

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Course summary

This degree combines computing & IT and psychology to help you examine issues such as the social impact of computing & IT developments. You’ll divide your time equally between the computing & IT modules and the psychology modules. You’ll learn how psychological research addresses real-life issues. For example, how psychology has both learned from and informed the development of artificial intelligence and how people interact in online environments. This will complement the skills and knowledge you’ll develop in computing & IT. And you’ll pick a computing & IT focus that fits your needs and interests. Combining the study of these popular and important disciplines will equip you for a wide range of possible careers. Key features of the course

  • 50:50 split between computing & IT and psychology.
  • Lets you choose between four focus options within the computing & IT strand.
  • Builds your understanding of a range of psychological concepts and how they apply to everyday life.
  • Covers the growing area of internet psychology and how being online affects people’s behaviour.


This degree has three stages, each comprising 120 credits. You’ll start Stage 1 with two 30-credit computing & IT modules followed by a 60-credit psychology module. Next, in Stage 2, you’ll study 60 credits in a specific area of computing & IT and follow this with a second 60-credit psychology module. Finally, in Stage 3, you’ll study a further 30 credits in computing & IT, plus another 60-credit psychology module. You’ll conclude Stage 3 with a 30-credit computing & IT project module.

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • British Computer Society

How to apply

To apply for this course you will be taken to the provider's website, where you can find out more information and make an application.

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

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Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

There are no qualification requirements for this course.

Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £20772 Whole course
International £20772 Whole course
England £20772 Whole course
Channel Islands £20772 Whole course
Northern Ireland £6624 Whole course
Scotland £6768 Whole course
Wales £7872 Whole course
Republic of Ireland £19944 Whole course

Additional fee information

The fee information provided is valid for modules starting before 31 July 2024. Fees normally increase annually. For further information about The Open University's fee policy, visit our website.
Computing & IT and Psychology (Q67-CITP) at Open University - UCAS