MA Digital Media, Culture and Society / Overview
Year of entry: 2023
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- Degree awarded
- Master of Arts
- 1 year full-time or 2 years part-time
- Entry requirements
We normally expect students to have a First or Upper Second class honours degree or its overseas equivalent in a humanities or social-science based subject area.
- How to apply
- Apply online
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- Develop skills and knowledge that allow you to engage critically with key debates and issues in the study of digital media and technology.
- Become an informed, culturally aware and competent stakeholder in digital technology and culture, with in-depth understanding of issues including social media, identity, artificial intelligence, data, platformisation, and surveillance.
- Learn from an interdisciplinary team, drawing on ideas and methods in digital media studies, digital humanities, science and technology studies, visual studies, history, geography, sociology, and the arts.
- Enhance your employability through critical and technical skills that are applicable in a wide range of careers.
- Benefit from opportunities to engage first-hand with the people, projects and organisations that shape the digital transformation of culture and society.
Policy on additional costs
All students should normally be able to complete their programme of study without incurring additional study costs over and above the tuition fee for that programme. Any unavoidable additional compulsory costs totalling more than 1% of the annual home undergraduate fee per annum, regardless of whether the programme in question is undergraduate or postgraduate taught, will be made clear to you at the point of application. Further information can be found in the University's Policy on additional costs incurred by students on undergraduate and postgraduate taught programmes (PDF document, 91KB).
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