This emerging new field examines how the behaviour of individuals, groups, organisations and societies are influenced by technology. This covers a wide range of areas, including education, entertainment, social media and cyber security. Why study BSc (Hons) Cyberpsychology at BU?
- Develop a well-rounded knowledge of all areas of psychology.
- Learn a range of research skills and methods to investigate traditional and online behaviour and apply that knowledge in a variety of contexts – including your own independent research.
- Use state-of-the art facilities such as eye tracking technology to help you understand how people, groups, organisations and societies interact with, and make use of, technology.
- Work with world-leading researchers on projects through the Research Apprenticeship Scheme - many of our students have published work with members of staff.
- Opportunity to take an optional 4-week or 30-week placement in industry to give you essential real-world experience and begin building a network of professional contacts.
- You'll be career-ready, with 95% of students in employment or education fifteen months after completing the course. (source DiscoverUni 2022).
During the foundation year, you will study the following units: Applied Sciences, Academic Study Skills, Introduction to Biology, Introduction to Psychology, Mathematics in Science and a Foundation Year Project. During the undergraduate course study core units include: Experimental Methods and Statistical Analysis; Biological and Cognitive Psychology; Social Psychology and Individual Differences; Developmental & Clinical Psychology; Human Computer Interaction; Statistics & Research Methods; Developmental and Applied Cyberpsychology; Personality, Intelligence and Social Psychology; Biological Psychology; Cognition & Language; Cybersecurity & Cyberwarfare; Psychology of Social Media & Videogames; Psychology of Cybersecurity; Psychology Project. Option units include (choose two): Forensic Psychology; Memory & Decision Making; Mind, Brain & Evolution; Neuroimaging; Mind Over Matter in Medicine; Face Recognition & its Disorders; Health Psychology; Educational Psychology & Special Educational Needs; Cultural Psychology; Current Trends in Cognitive and Clinical Neuroscience; Counselling Psychology; Emotions, Mental Health and Affective Neuroscience and Psychology of Sexualities.
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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|Northern Ireland||£9250||Whole course|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Whole course|
|Republic of Ireland||£9250||Whole course|
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