Principles of Psychology Online | Fundamentals of UX Design | Psychology of Gaming and Multimedia Entertainment | Critical Research: Foundations, Futures and Skills | Computer Mediated Communication.
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What will I do?
The course provides students with an in-depth understanding of how humans interact with technology and in online environments. Classes are held over two academic years and involve a mix of learning, lectures, videos, practical work and informal discussions around important topics in cyberpsychology. Students complete a research project during the second year, and are encouraged to present their work through conference papers and journal articles. There is also a series of study skills seminars including essay writing, referencing and researching. Students are required to complete assignments individually and in groups during the year, but there are no end-of-year examinations.
What future careers will be open to me?
Graduates have found employment with social networking websites or as usability experts and online investigation specialists. Others have improved their performance in their current employment as journalists, marketing specialists, educators or IT professionals.
What modules will I study?
Social Psychology of the Internet | Psychology of Online Persuasion and Security | Psychology of Virtual Reality and Artificial Intelligence | Research Project.