University of York
Social Media and Interactive Technologies
Applicants must have the minimum of a 2.1 dgree or equivalent suitable experience. This should be within a social science, business and management studies or a computer science related discipline with a particular emphasis on either social informatics, information management, or social aspects of computing. However, it is also recognised that this course is likely to attract highly capable students from other backgrounds who wish to undertke rigourous social science training. In this case, high calibre applicants from non-social science disciplines will be considered for admission. If you are a non-native English speaking applicant you must provide evidence of your English language ability. You need to show enough fluency in all aspects of English (reading, writing, speaking and listening) to the required level of the course you are applying to.
Module includes: understanding social media; digital by-product data and the social sciences; social research methods and management; user centred design; understanding users; advanced topics in interactive technologies; web design and evaluation; advanced research methods for HCI; dissertation.
The MSc is assessed through different methods including: Assessment essays of between 3,000 and 5,500 words; Group Presentation project; Outline Research Proposal; Examinations; Dissertation (15,000 words).
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2016||-||1 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|University of York||York||YO10 5DD||Yorkshire and the Humber|
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