Taught course

Digital Media: Technology and Cultural Form

Institution
Goldsmiths, University of London · Media and Communications
Qualifications
MA

Entry requirements

You should have an undergraduate degree of at least upper second class standard in a relevant subject.

Theory, or theory and practice.

Months of entry

September

Course content

The MA in Digital Media is unique in its combination of practical and theoretical approaches to contemporary media and technology.

It is designed to help you understand digital transformations in media, culture and society and apply this understanding in practice, in the media and creative industries and in further research. You will be equipped with skills that can be applied to current and future developments in digital media, social media, computing and other aspects of technology.

Students who study on this established and exciting degree benefit from the experience and expertise of one of the world’s leading media and communications departments.

The MA in Digital Media regularly attracts offers of work placements and internships. Recently these have come from Google, The Science Museum and N1creative.com

The department is also currently host to the renowned philosopher of media and technology, Bernard Stiegler and students will have access to his modulein Media Philosophy as well as priority access to the innovative and popular option After New Media. Designed to complement the MA in Digital Media, this course provides a framework for thinking about the current media environment as well as future forms of human and computer interaction.

Our students have access to state of the art facilities including well-equipped lecture and seminar rooms, exhibition spaces, computer facilities and digital media suites.

The MA in Digital Media educates aspiring media practitioners and academics as well as early and mid-career professionals who seek to reflect on their roles in a structured and stimulating learning environment designed to give all students up-to-the-minute knowledge of digital media and the skills to apply that knowledge to future developments.

Information for international students

If your first language is not English, you normally need a minimum score of 7.0 in IELTS or equivalent.

Fees and funding

AHRC.

Qualification and course duration

MA

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Assessment

AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written/ formal examinations25
Creative work25
Dissertation50 (15000 words)

Course contact details

Name
Course Enquiries
Email
course-info@gold.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)20 7078 5300