Taught course

Digital Media and Society

Institution
University of Sheffield · Department of Sociological Studies
Qualifications
MA

Entry requirements

The minimum entry requirement is a 2:1 honours degree, or equivalent, in a relevant discipline.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Drawing upon staff expertise in digital media and digital society, this programme will give you a grounding in aspects of digital media, allowing you to specialise in a specific area, or develop your understanding of all of the following: Researching digital society, digital practices, and digital methods.

As a student within the Faculty of Social Sciences, you will also benefit from the research and training activities of both the University’s Sheffield Methods Institute and the faculty-wide Digital Society Network. The latter brings together interdisciplinary researchers engaged in research at the cutting-edge of society–technology interactions.

Assessment
Assessment varies across modules and will include a combination of coursework (essays, portfolio and practical work). Formal examination may be required for some optional modules. Students are also expected to complete a dissertation-length project equivalent to 15,000 words in length.

Please see our University website for the most up-to-date course information: https://www.sheffield.ac.uk/postgraduate/taught/courses

Information for international students

Overall IELTS grade of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.

Qualification and course duration

MA

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Admissions Tutor
Email
sociologicalstudies-admissions@sheffield.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)114 222 6402