Cardiff University

Cardiff University

Digital Media and Society

The programme covers interdisciplinary approaches and dialogue around themes such as: Democracy and participation, collaboration and co-production; digital journalism, community journalism, networked journalism, new practices of curation and aggregation; internet, politics and citizenship; online/media activism, digital protest, 'connective action', hacktivism, and the discourse of 'liberation technology; social media, social transformation, new business empires and alternatives; self-representation, citizen's media, digital storytelling and user-creativity; online communities; diaspora and migration; political economy of digital media; big data and visualization, open data and transparency; internet policy, surveillance, filtering, net neutrality, policy processes; digital culture and intersections with the creative economy, transmedia, gamification and pervasive media; open access, open learning and innovation in education.

Entry requirements

A 1st or exceptionally a 2.1 Honour's degree and candidates will usually have successfully completed an Master's degree.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time October 2016 - 3 years
MPhil Full-time October 2016 - 2 years

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