School - School of Health Sciences
Subject area - Psychology and Public Health
Start Dates(s): September
MSc (one year full-time or three years part-time)
PgDip (eight months full-time or two years part-time)
PgCert (four months full-time or nine months part-time)
Part-time - £1,260 per 30 credit module
UK - £7,560
International - £13,860
- Develop a unique professional profile, applying psychology to understand, develop and predict people's interaction with media
- This is the only dedicated postgraduate course in the UK focussing on the relationships between media and psychology from both academic and professional perspectives
- Based at MediaCityUK - the heart of the region's creative and digital industry
- Part-time study option
- Based at MediaCityUK
- International students can apply
Learn how psychology can be used to understand the interaction of audiences with media.
During you time with us, you will explore the psychological effects of media, how media use can be researched and evaluated, and how to communicate with different audiences across different media.
Join a unique learning environment, where you will interact with a multi-disciplinary team of experts in psychology, media and human-interactions.
If you want to pursue a career in the communications professions or media research, this course will provide you with a unique set of relevant skills.
This course will allow you to study the effects of media upon the individual and society, and how psychology can be applied to enhance media design and understand media consumption. In doing so you will also discuss issues of ethics, accessibility, understanding diverse audiences, positive uses of media and professional applications.
The full course runs full-time over one year or two years part-time, giving you the chance to exit with the following awards:
- Postgraduate Certificate: two modules over four months
- Postgraduate Diploma: four modules over eight months
- MSc: four modules plus a dissertation over one year
- Postgraduate Certificate: two modules over nine months
- Postgraduate Diploma: four modules over two years
- MSc: four modules plus a dissertation over three years