Certificate in Cyberpsychology

NFQ Level





12 weeks







The primary objective of the Certificate in Cyberpsychology is to introduce learners to the key concepts, theories, research methodologies and practical applications of Cyberpsychology. This course further aims to provide the learner with an understanding of the eight dimensions of Cyber Psychology architecture (identity, social, interactive, text, sensory, temporal, reality and physical).

Credits: 10 ECTS

Delivery: One evening (Tuesdays) per week (6.30pm – 9.30pm online) for 12 weeks. Scheduled day may be subject to change.

The course will cover topics such as:

  • Origins of Cyber Psychology
  • The Eight Dimensions of Cyber Psychology Architecture Part One
  • The Eight Dimensions of Cyber Psychology Architecture Part Two
  • Portrayal of the Self Online
  • Relationships in Cyberspace
  • Online Groups and Communities
  • The Dark Side of Cyberspace
  • Mental Disorders in Cyberspace
  • Cognitive Factors in Cyberspace
  • Young People and Cyberspace  
  • Privacy and Trust Online

Entry Requirements

Applications are assessed on a case by case basis in accordance with Carlow College Admission Guidelines and Procedures for Part-Time Learners


Course fees are €350 and payable at registration.


Applications for Certificates commencing in September open in early July. Full application details are available here

The Certificate in Cyberpsychology
is validated by the South East Technological University.

Course Contacts

Dr Eoghan Smith

Course Enquiries

T: 059 9153257

E: esmith@carlowcollege.ie

Admissions Office

Admissions Enquiries

T: 059 9153268

E: directentry@carlowcollege.ie

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