CAO Code AU362
  Letterkenny Campus

Bachelor of Science (Hons)

BSc Hons in Cyberpsychology

4 years  /    Level 8  /    Full-time   /   Work Placement

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CyberPsychology is a multidisciplinary qualification across computing and psychology.To ensure optimum career opportunities for our graduates, ATU Donegal is seeking Psychology Society of Ireland (PSI) accreditation of its CyberPsychology programme. We are optimistic of receiving approval before the first student cohort finish.

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Certain semesters of this course are taken in common with other courses.

SEMESTER MODULES MANDATORY/ELECTIVE CREDITS CONTACT HOURS
1 Introduction to Psychology 1 Mandatory 10 8
Preparatory Mathematics Mandatory 5 4
Personal and Professional Development Mandatory 5 4
Introduction to Computer Science Mandatory 10 8
2 Cyberethics: Individual and Organisational Factors Mandatory 5 4
Cyberpsychology: Theory and Application Mandatory 5 4
Introduction to Psychology 2 Mandatory 5 4
Human Computer Interaction Mandatory 10 8
Introduction to Data Science Mandatory 5 4
SEMESTER MODULES MANDATORY/ELECTIVE CREDITS CONTACT HOURS
3 Statistics and Experimental Research Methods Mandatory 10 8
Interaction Design Mandatory 10 6
Fundamental of Programming Mandatory 10 8
4 The Psychology of Online Leisure Mandatory 5 4
Digital Addictions, Cyberbullying and Crime Mandatory 5 4
UX Workshop Mandatory 10 6
Scripting with Python Mandatory 5 4
Data Ethics and Governance Mandatory 5 3
SEMESTER MODULES MANDATORY/ELECTIVE CREDITS CONTACT HOURS
5 Academic and Technical Writing Skills – Online during placement Mandatory 5 3
Placement – 1 Year Mandatory 50 0
6 Reporting and Visualisation – Online during placement Mandatory 5 3
SEMESTER MODULES MANDATORY/ELECTIVE CREDITS CONTACT HOURS
7 The Psychology of AR, VR and AI Mandatory 5 3
Mobile and Pervasive Computing Mandatory 5 3
Research in Computing with Emerging Technologies Mandatory 10 6
Explainable AI Mandatory 5 3
Software Engineering Mandatory 5 3
8 The CyberLifeSpan Mandatory 5 3
Consumer Behaviour in a Digital World Mandatory 5 3
Project Development Mandatory 10 6
Applied Data Analytics and Visualization Mandatory 5 3
Digital Health, Education and Employment Mandatory 5 3

Follow-on Courses

Follow up programmes elsewhere include:

  • Level 10 studies (Doctoral) at Letterkenny Institute of Technology or other institutions and universities at home and abroad.

Key Information

If you wish to apply for this course for September 2022 please contact the Head of Department - Thomas Dowling on thomas.dowling@atu.ie or 074-9186304.


Non Eu students will apply via https://noneuapply.lyit.ie/
There is a €20 application fee that all non eu students need to pay in order to submit their application .
All programmes will start in Sept 2022
Students can apply from Jan 2022 onwards

Fees

EU Fees: €3,000
Non-EU Fees: €10,500

Further Information

Department Administration: +353 (0)74 9186351

Head of Department Thomas Dowling
Email: computing.donegal@atu.ie
Telephone: +353 (0)74 9186304

School and Department
Faculty of Science & Health
Department of Computing