Close icon

Personalise what you see on this page.

Choose from the options below. We'll show you information based on your current location as default.

I'M FROM

  • United States
Please select so we can show the most relevant content.

LIVING IN

  • United States
Please select so we can show the most relevant content.

LOOKING FOR

  • Undergraduate courses
Please select so we can show the most relevant content.
Viewing as a student from United States living in United States interested in Undergraduate courses

Digital Media: Critical Studies MA

UCL (University College London)

Add to favourites

Course options

  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    UCL (University College London)

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    27-SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

MA Digital Media: Critical Studies is for students who wish to investigate the significance, impact and interpretation of digital media and technologies. It explores the theories and practices of digital media in societies by providing critical insights into the social and cultural implications of digital technologies. The range of topics include the Internet, social media, digital games, big data, mobile media, posthumanism, digital ethnography and much more. Students will explore contemporary digital media practices in relation to the questions of culture, politics and representation. They will critically examine the transformations in digital culture and society focusing on, for example, mobile media and communications, digital screens and the body, and digital games and player cultures.

Careers

This programme will equip students with skills, knowledge and experience related to the rapidly-changing worlds of digital media cultures. It will therefore support career development in a variety of media contexts, as well as further postgraduate study.

Employability

Graduates of this programme will gain critical insights into digital media: into the nature of production, consumption and uses of the media in contemporary society. They will be experienced in the analysis of media texts, media audiences, and media technologies across a range of traditional and current media industries. They will acquire critical insights into the nature of contemporary digital media, such as mobile media and digital games. They will gain experience of researching digital media including content, users, and technologies.

Application deadline

30/07/2021

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 28,500per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

UCL (University College London)

  • University League Table

    8th

  • Campus address

    UCL (University College London), Gower Street, London, Camden, WC1E 6BT, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    6th out of 100 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 206
    185 91%

    5th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    82.0 82%

    5th

    42
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.83 77%

    91st

    44

Suggested courses

City, University of London
NEARBY

Global Creative Industries MA

City, University of London

University league table

University of Surrey
SIMILAR RANKING

Digital Media Arts PhD

University of Surrey

English league table

7
University of Glasgow
MOST VIEWED

Media, Communications and International Journalism MSc

University of Glasgow

University league table

16

Is this page useful?

Yes No

Sorry about that...

HOW CAN WE IMPROVE IT?

SUBMIT

Thanks for your feedback!