Digital Media and Society
This programme offers a comprehensive understanding of current developments in digital media and their wider social significance. Smartphones; social networking, blogging and tweeting; online shopping; communication by email; and the delivery of news, film, music and e-books over the Internet: these are just some of the most striking ways in which the digital is penetrating and transforming contemporary society. The programme is delivered by a diverse interdisciplinary team with a strong profile in, for example, digital culture, media, sociology, anthropology and communication studies.
Good upper 2nd Class Honours degree in the social sciences or humanities, but applicants with appropriate professional expertise are also considered.
Core modules: digital cultures, digital futures: explorations in new media, production and reception analysis, digital economies, digital methodologies, dissertation. Optional modules: a selection of the following options are available: media and modernity, media and cultural industries, the politics of representation, popular music and modern times, citizenship and communications, media, nations and nationalisms, global communications, media and cultural work tourism, culture and society, sex industries, cultural memory and the heritage industries, marketing politics.
Coursework plus a dissertation of 10,000 words on an agreed topic.
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|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Loughborough University||Loughborough||LE11 3TU||East Midlands|