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Digital Media, Culture and Society MA

University of Brighton

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Full-time | Moulsecoomb Campus | 1 year | SEP-19
  • Full-time | Moulsecoomb Campus | 1 year | SEP-19
  • Part-time | Moulsecoomb Campus | 3 years | SEP-19

Key information

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  • Study mode

    Full-time

  • University Ranking

    114th

    8
  • Subject Ranking

    98th

    17 (Computer Science)
  • Research Quality

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    2.52

    / 4.00
  • Research Intensity

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    0.30

    / 1.00
  • Qualification

    Master of Arts

  • Application deadline

    n/a

  • Start date

    SEP-19

Course Summary

The Digital Media, Culture and Society MA is an innovative programme that stays responsive to key developments in contemporary digital media, culture and society. It engages with some of the most exciting and pressing cultural and social issues of our time, such as activism, big data, the cultural and creative economy, everyday life, future cities, social wellbeing and identity. It covers key theoretical debates in media and cultural studies and draws from local, national and global contexts to help you develop the critical and methodological skills that are necessary for researching the role of digital technologies in culture and society. You will be taught by leading academics in visual communication, social media, smart technologies and media production for social change. Our knowledge-exchange activities engage us with diverse businesses, communities and policy actors including media, publishers, digital companies, community groups and NGOs, which will allow you to make professional contacts during your studies. The course offers flexible modes of study through online distance or campus learning – full-time or part-time – with entry points in September and February. There are also opportunities to complete shorter programmes at both certificate and diploma level. Creative media is both a description of what we do and an instruction for future practice. We take the best elements of media education, creative industries, communication/media studies and literacy theory and offer students a suite of modules that can be customised to fit career goals, family and working patterns, and personal interests. Previous students include PhD candidates at Salford and Brighton, a lecturer at the University of Sussex, a journalist and presenter at the Chongqing Broadcasting Group, an employee in the public diplomacy division at NATO, the founder of Australia's Swarn Conference, a project manager at Agile Impact Group, and a creative producer at the International Symposium of Electronic Art.

Tuition Fees

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£6,426 per year

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University information

University Ranking

114th

About this University

The University of Brighton is a thriving multi-campus university on the south coast of England with a longstanding focus on practice-based, creative and professional education. All undergraduate courses provide opportunities for work-related learning, with many offering professional accreditation and extended work placements. Students can tailor their degree through optional modules that fit with their particular interests.

Address

Moulsecoomb Campus

Lewes Road

Brighton

BN2 4GA

UNITED KINGDOM