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MSc/PGDip/PGCert Media Psychology

University of Salford

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    MediaCity UK

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

This is the only dedicated postgraduate course in the UK focusing on the relationships between media and psychology from both academic and professional perspectives.

The course is taught at MediaCityUK - the heart of the region's creative and digital industry.

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
  • Develop a unique professional profile, applying psychology to understand, develop and predict people's interaction with media

TEACHING:

This course will be delivered through a mixture of formal lectures, problem-based learning, workshops, debates, online learning resources, Wikis, Skype, group work, discussion activities, and presentations.

ASSESSMENT:

The assessment takes a number of forms including:

  • Essay (16.9%)
  • Research Proposal (16.6%)
  • Presentation (8.3%)
  • Written Project (8.3%)
  • Industry-Style Report (16.6%)
  • Dissertation (33.3%)

WHAT YOUNEED TO KNOW

The course is multi-disciplinary, combining psychological theory with social sciences, media and communication studies. We welcome students from these disciplines who have an interest in understanding the application of psychology to media provision and consumption. We also invite applications from those who have experience in psychology and research methods through work or study who will be considered in line with our Accreditation of Prior Learning procedure.

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University information

University of Salford

  • University League Table

    92nd

  • Campus address

    University of Salford, The Crescent, Salford, Manchester, M5 4WT, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    30th out of 97 3

    93rd out of 118 7

  • Entry standards

    / Max 190
    130 64%

    28th

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    63 63%

    46th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.89 78%

    72nd

    40
  • Entry standards

    / Max 216
    117 55%

    68th

    9
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    56 56%

    86th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.86 77%

    96th

    10

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