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Media Psychology Programs

Fielding’s Media Psychology programs enable students to enter at their qualification, readiness and goal levels. The PhD in Media Psychology program provides a research-based program that informs practice in an evolving field of study. The Masters of Arts in Media Psychology is 100% online, applies psychological science to media and technology landscapes. The 3-course Certificate in Media Psychology program is also 100% online, and offers emphases in Media Neuroscience and Brand Psychology & Audience Engagement.

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Wasim Ahmed, PhD

Wasim Ahmed, PhD

Wasim Ahmed, PhD

Lecturer in Digital Business in the Department of Marketing, Operations and Systems at Newcastle University


Dr. Ahmed is a Lecturer in Digital Business with a specialism in social media research in the Department of Marketing, Operations and Systems at Newcastle University. He completed his PhD at the University of Sheffield and his thesis examined the role of social media during infectious disease outbreaks. More recently, he has been working on examining social media data related to the COVID-19 Pandemic and specifically the spread of conspiracy theories on platforms such as Twitter. He is a regular contributor to the London School of Economics and Political Sciences Impact Blog and has been writing on tools and methods to extract data from social media platforms. He has published over 20 peer-reviewed journal articles.


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