This course provides 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, designed for both psychology graduates and graduates of other related disciplines, for example media or IT. 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.
Modules may include: Applied Psychology of Digital Technologies; Psychology of Cyberspace and Online Behaviours; Computer Forensics; Professional Skills; Research Project.
Assessment is via practical and research reports, assessed essays, portfolios, examinations, oral presentations, and a research project.
An undergraduate degree equivalent to a UK undergraduate Honours degree (minimum 2.2) in psychology, or an allied discipline or other recognised equivalent qualification. Allied disciplines include Media Studies, Media Culture, Communication Studies, Journalism, Psychology, Health Sciences, Psychopathology, Mental Health, Information Technology, Security, Sociology, and Research Methods. Applicants without such qualifications will be considered on an individual basis but will be required to demonstrate how their experiences and knowledge would enable them to study this course at Masters Level in their personal statement. You will be interviewed as part of the admissions process, this may involve completion of psychometric tests, a problem-based task, and/or group work.
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The School of Social Sciences offers a number of competitive scholarships for full-time and part-time Master's courses. These include: the School of Social Sciences Masters scholarships (for UK, EU and International students) and Nottingham Trent University International Scholarship Scheme.