Taught course

Digital Media

Institution
Swansea University · College of Arts and Humanities
Qualifications
MA

Entry requirements

The typical entry requirement is a first degree in a relevant discipline, normally a lower second or above or equivalent. Overseas students are expected to possess an IELTS score of 6.5.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This programme offers an innovative, interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary approach to contemporary technology and new media, drawing upon expertise in Media and Communication Studies to examine 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.

Modules typically include:

• Thinking About Digital Media

• The Digital Edge

• PR Branding and Promotion

• Global Media

• The Business and Politics of Digital Media

• Professional and Promotional Writing

• Development and Communication

• Digital Skills and Defence

• Online Journalism

Information for international students

Since its foundation in 1920, Swansea University has embraced opportunities to think globally. The vibrant mix of nationalities and cultures on campus greatly enriches our learning and teaching environment. We understand the type of support our international students need to help them settle into student life in a new country.

Fees and funding

You may be eligible for funding to help support your study. To find out more about scholarships, bursaries and other funding opportunities that are available please visit the University's scholarships and bursaries page: www.swansea.ac.uk/postgraduate/scholarships

Qualification and course duration

MA

part time
36 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Collge of Arts and Humanities
Email
pgahadmissions@swansea.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1792 606752