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  MSc (Research) in Cyberpsychology


University of Buckingham    School of Psychology and Wellbeing

Full time & Part time September, January MSc Full Time: 1 year / Part Time: 2 years
Psychology (31)

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Are you fascinated by the intersection of technology and human behavior? The MSc (Research) in Cyberpsychology at the University of Buckingham is the perfect programme for you. Delve into the world of cyberbullying, online safety strategies, gaming motivations, media influence, and more. Over the course of 12 months (full-time) or 24 months (part-time), you'll conduct in-depth research and complete a 25,000-word thesis. With a 2:1 or higher in an undergraduate Psychology or related degree, you'll gain valuable skills and knowledge to become an independent researcher. Join us on campus or as a distance learner and make a difference in the cyber world.

About the course

This postgraduate research degree is offered by the Cyber and Interpersonal Behaviour Research (CIBR) hub at The University of BuckinghamThe main focus of this research hub is the exploration of human behaviour, emotions and experiences in relation to technology and the impact of technology on individuals both online and offline. We are engaged in a number of external collaborative projects with colleagues at other universities, organisations and schools. Key topic areas we explore include:

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Entry Requirements

You must have a 2:1 or higher in an undergraduate Psychology degree, or a closely related degree with a solid understanding of psychology research methods and statistics.

We anticipate that most students would join us on campus here at Buckingham; however, it may be possible to undertake the MSc as a distance learner assuming all skills workshop and milestone components of the MSc are completed. See below for details (‘Skills Acquisition and Assessment’).


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Where will I study?

Where is University of Buckingham

Scholarships

A first-class scholarship is available to both home and international students studying a postgraduate degree at the University. The scholarship will reduce tuition fees by 33%.

Value of Scholarship(s)

33% reduction in tuition fees

Eligibility

A first-class scholarship is available to both home and international students studying a Masters degree at the University. The scholarship will reduce tuition fees by 33%

Application Procedure

This scholarship will automatically be awarded, there is no formal application required.

History of the Scholarship
In 2003 Sir Christopher Ondaatje kindly gave a very generous donation to the University to fund one-year scholarships for Buckingham graduates or for overseas graduates undertaking postgraduate studies at Buckingham, and for Buckingham students attending Massey College, University of Toronto, to undertake postgraduate studies there. Students who obtain a Master’s degree are then eligible to apply to have their PhD studies funded by the University of Toronto.

Scholarship details
We offer up to four scholarships for postgraduate study at Buckingham to students commencing their studies in September or January. Each scholarship is awarded on merit and is open to competition.

The scholarships are worth up to £4,000 each towards the tuition fees for one year’s postgraduate study.

Value of Scholarship(s)

£4,000

Eligibility

Anyone interested in applying for the Ondaatje Scholarship should already have the offer of a place at Buckingham for postgraduate study.

Application Procedure

Anyone interested in applying for the Ondaatje Scholarship should already have the offer of a place at Buckingham for postgraduate study, but cannot apply once they have commenced their Master’s degree. Completed applications should be emailed to: admissions@buckingham.ac.uk

Applications should include:
- Ondaatje Scholarship Application form 2020 (download from: https://www.buckingham.ac.uk/admissions/scholarships/open/ondaatje
- An up-to-date Curriculum Vitae (CV)
- An academic reference
- A letter stating your proposed programme of study, why you wish to undertake it and why you believe that you should be awarded the scholarship

Applications for postgraduate courses commencing September 2020 will close 16th July 2021.

Applications for postgraduate courses commencing January 2021 will close 5th November 2021.

The final decision regarding the awards will be made by the Scholarship Committee Members. Candidates will be notified of the outcome within two weeks of the closing date.


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