Manchester Metropolitan University
Communication, Behaviour and Credibility Analysis
This course is based on theories and techniques relating to the study of communication, the message and its channels; with a specific focus upon the behaviour and interactions of provider(s) and receiver(s). Its aim is to equip you with the requisite knowledge and skill sets to assess the credibility of content, its delivery and, where relevant, any potential deception and assessment of intentions, motivations and/or emotional states. The interdisciplinary programme will develop your research skills in Communication Behaviour and Credibility Analysis drawing on the core disciplines of Linguistics, Psychology, Sociology and Information and Communications. This includes the specialist areas of Forensic Linguistics, Criminology, Communication Theory and Digital Information.
Year 1: Core unit: The linguistics of interpersonal communication; Using technology to 'read' people: the possibilities and the limitations. Year 2: Core unit: Research project. Optional units: digital interactions and behaviour; The psychology of interpersonal communication; The sociology of interpersonal communication.
This course is assessed through coursework.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||January 2018||-||2 Years|
|MSc||Part-time||September 2018||-||1 Years|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2018||-||1 Years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Main Site||M15 6BH||North West|
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