Birmingham City University

Birmingham City University

Social Media

On this course, students will be exposed to vocationally relevant learning and will be challenged throughout academically by way of high-quality coursework. This means that by the time they graduate students will be able to demonstrate a critical, in-depth knowledge and understanding of the theoretical concepts of social media. Students will study social media within a cultural, business and social aspect, within business, personal and public arenas.

Entry requirements

Applicants require a 1st degree or equivalent at 2.1, or above, or have considerable experience in a related field and be able to demonstrate outstanding ability and potential; applicants should have sound academic skills (research, writing, presentation), an interest in ideas and their application and some basic competence in information technology skills (word-processing, internet activities and so on).

Course modules

Modules include: social media as culture; enterprise; social media as practice; production lab or research methods; MA by dissertation, MA by practice.

Assessment methods

Assessments usually emphasise scholarly or professional practice through which the key learning objectives are tested; 3 weeks are set aside for assessment work.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MA Distance learning September 2016 GBP 6,500 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MA Distance learning September 2016 GBP 6,500 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MA Distance learning September 2016 GBP 6,500 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MA Distance learning September 2016 GBP 6,500 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MA Distance learning September 2016 GBP 6,500 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MA Distance learning September 2016 GBP 6,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,500 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MA Distance learning September 2016 GBP 6,500 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MA Distance learning September 2016 GBP 6,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,500 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MA Distance learning September 2016 GBP 6,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Distance learning September 2016 GBP 6,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,000 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MA Distance learning September 2016 GBP 6,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,500 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Distance learning September 2016 GBP 6,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,500 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,000 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MA Distance learning September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,250 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,250 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MA Distance learning September 2016 GBP 3,250 per Year 1 (EU) 2 years
MA Distance learning September 2016 GBP 3,250 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,250 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MA Distance learning September 2016 GBP 3,250 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MA Distance learning September 2016 GBP 3,250 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,250 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MA Distance learning September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MA Distance learning September 2016 GBP 3,250 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,250 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MA Distance learning September 2016 GBP 3,250 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,250 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MA Distance learning September 2016 GBP 3,250 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MA Distance learning September 2016 GBP 3,250 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,250 per Year 1 (EU) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,250 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MA Distance learning September 2016 GBP 3,250 per Year 1 (EU) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MA Distance learning September 2016 GBP 3,250 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,250 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,250 per Year 1 (EU) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Distance Learning
City Centre Campuses Birmingham B4 7XG West Midlands

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