36 months
16250 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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This Cyberpsychology (with Foundation Year option) (Hons) course from Bournemouth University examines how the behaviour of individuals, groups, organisations and societies are influenced by technology. This covers a wide range of areas, including education, entertainment, social media and cyber security.

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Why study BSc (Hons) Cyberpsychology at BU?

  • Develop a well-rounded knowledge of all areas of psychology 
  • Learn a range of research skills and methods to investigate traditional and online behaviour and apply that knowledge in a variety of contexts – including your own independent research
  • Use state-of-the art facilities such as eye tracking technology to help you understand how people, groups, organisations and societies interact with, and make use of, technology
  • Work with world-leading researchers on projects through the Research Apprenticeship Scheme - many of our students have published work with members of staff
  • Opportunity to take an optional 4-week or 30-week placement in industry to give you essential real-world experience and begin building a network of professional contacts
  • 94% of graduates felt academic staff on this course were good at explaining things. 

Foundation Year: We have a Foundation Year option for UK students who do not meet the entry requirements for the degree course. This additional year of study will give you a grounding in the scientific skills needed to prepare you for the Cyberpsychology degree, building your confidence, knowledge and skills for further study. After successful completion of the Foundation Year, you will progress to the full degree and begin your Cyberpsychology study. 


This Cyberpsychology (with Foundation Year option) (Hons) course from Bournemouth University will be widely recognised by employers as it is fully accredited by the BPS.

It will prepare you for a range of careers including cybersecurity, video games evaluation and implementation, online training, teaching, management consultancy, business, research and administrative professionals, security and forensic, health promotion and personnel work.

The degree will also provide a basis for postgraduate studies for professional or academic careers in Psychology as to some extent they all use technology (e.g. clinical, educational, occupational, sports, forensic and health psychology). 


Accredited by British Psychological Society (BPS)

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Experimental Methods & Statistical Analysis
  • Quantitative & Qualitative Research Methods
  • Biological & Cognitive Psychology
  • Social Psychology & Individual Differences
  • Developmental & Clinical Psychology
  • Human Computer Interaction

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


360 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

For September 2022 and September 2023 entry:

112 - 128 UCAS tariff points including a minimum of two A-levels or equivalent. 

Foundation Year: 48-72 UCAS tariff points. 

International entry requirements: 

For September 2022 and September 2023 entry: If English is not your first language you'll need IELTS (Academic) 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in each of the components or equivalent.

Please see below some examples of the international qualifications for entry onto September 2022 and September 2023 Year 1:

  • Chinese Senior High School Graduation Certificate (Huikao) average 80%, or Gaokao 66-76%. Grade depends on the course
  • Hong Kong HKDSE Diploma (4,4,3 to 4,4,4 from three subjects). Grade depends on the course
  • All India Senior School Certificate Examination (Standard XII) 65-75%
  • Italian Esame di Stato with 65-75%. Grade depends on the course
  • Titulo de Bachillerato with 6.5 or 7.5. Grade depends on course

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    16250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16250 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 36 months.

 Fees are for 2023 entry. Your tuition fees will be the same for each year of your course. Fees during your placement year (if applicable): £1,850. 

Living costs for Bournemouth

700 - 1000 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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