University of Sheffield
Digital Media and Society
This course offers you an opportunity to develop a broad understanding of the interweaving of digital media and society from a sociological perspective. Drawing upon staff expertise in digital media and digital society, it'll give you grounding in four aspects of digital media, allowing you to specialise in a specific area, or develop your understanding of all of the following: theorising digital society; digital practices; digital methods; digital research. You'll get the opportunity to think about digital media developments in relation to a range of social issues, such as gender, race, intimacy, surveillance, science, cultural theory, and visual, qualitative and quantitative methods. As a student within the Faculty of Social Sciences, you'll 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 of which brings together interdisciplinary researchers engaged in research at the cutting-edge of society-technology interactions.
2.1 Honours degree, or equivalent, in a relevant discipline. Applicants with relevant work experience and good academic potential will also be encouraged to apply. English language requirements- overall IELTS grade of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.
Methods include: essays; portfolio work; practical work; exams; dissertation.
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|Main Site||Sheffield||S10 2TN||Yorkshire and the Humber|
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