Taught course

Digital Media, Culture and Society

University of Brighton · School of Arts

Entry requirements

While a reasonable bachelor degree 2:1 in a related subject) is the conventional path into the qualification, there is recognition of professional practice and experience. In your application, please tell us about you, your expertise and what has drawn you to the qualification.

Months of entry


Course content

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, cultural and creative economy, daily life, future cities, social wellbeing and identity. It covers key theoretical debates in media and cultrual studies and expertly draws from local, national and global contexs to help you develop the critical and methodological skills that are necessary for researching the role of digital technologies in culture and society.

The Digital Media, Culture and Society MA offers a broad syllabus and is particularly suitable for mid-career professionals who would benefit from flexible modes of study. You will be taught be leading academics in visual communication, social media, smart technologies and media production for social change.

The course combines the digital fabric of learning with academic and applied interrogation of an extensive range of media-related developments in economy, society and culture.

Information for international students

For non-native speakers of English, IELTS 6.5 overall and 6.0 in writing.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
24 months


part time
varies months
full time
12 months


part time
varies months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Dr Aristea Fotopoulou
01273 644644