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The MA in Digital Media is offered through the Department of Political and Cultural Studies and examines some of the key issues confronting twenty-first century global societies through a dynamic programme that combines theoretical and applied perspectives. Students will be encouraged to apply media theory, political and social theory and research tools in analysing and understanding digital media. The MA explores key historical, policy and practice dimensions of new media as well as focusing on research methodologies for those undertaking research on digital media and technology.
Part-time study: Minimum of 2 years up to 3 years
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The typical entry requirement is a minimum of a lower second class BA degree (with an overall average of at least 55%) or equivalent, in arts, humanities, social science or related subject area. Overseas students are expected to possess and IELTS score of 6.5 or equivalent, if English is not their first language.
AHRC awards are available, and Local Education Authority awards can sometimes be obtained.
The University offers a number of bursaries for graduate study for UK and EU students.
The MA in Digital Media is offered through the Department of Political and Cultural Studies in the College of Arts and Humanities. The Department's research groups provide a distinct international and multi-disciplinary forum for the advancement of research. Regular research seminars and lectures are run through these groups and also the Research Institute for Arts and Humanities (RIAH) which students are encouraged to attend.
The College also has a Graduate Centre. The Centre fosters and supports individual and collaborative research activity of international excellence and offers a vibrant and supportive environment for students pursuing postgraduate research and postgraduate taught masters study. The Centre provides postgraduate training to enhance research and writing skills and offers support for career development.
Assessment is normally through a combination of examination and course work, however, you should contact the Postgraduate admissions tutor of your course for detailed information on assessment.
Information regarding dates and times for Enrolment can be found on the Student Records webpages.
Applications should be made through UCAS.
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