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Course summary

This course will enable students to explore the psychological effects of media, how media use can be researched and evaluated, and how to communicate with different audiences across different media. This is the only dedicated postgraduate course in the UK focusing on the relationship between media and psychology from both academic and professional perspectives.


Modules include: Professional, contemporary and ethical issues in media psychology; media psychology research methods; psychology of media communication; psychology of human computer interaction, usability and user experience; dissertation.

Assessment method

Assessment takes a number of forms including: essay; research proposal; presentation; written project; industry-style report; dissertation.

Entry requirements

Normally an upper-second class honours degree in psychology, media studies or social sciences.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

Additional fee information

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Sponsorship information

Study awards include: Vice-Chancellor's Excellence Scholarship; University of Salford student loyalty discount; Country bursary scheme (for international students only).

Media Psychology at University of Salford - UCAS