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Full time & Part time September MA 1 year full time, 2 years part time 01 September 2022

About the course

Smartphones and social media, digital networks and big data, gamification and mobile platforms – new media continue to change the way we live, work and communicate. This course interrogates the impact of digital technologies on individuals and society, and provides you with the skills and knowledge to be able to think critically and creatively about new media.

You'll learn about diverse digital media techniques and processes, including coding and hacking, web design, animation, digital ethnography and more. Through a hands-on approach, you'll gain an understanding of the social, cultural and economic roles of new media, and explore what it is like to work in the new media industries.

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Entry Requirements

A bachelor degree with a 2:1 (Hons) in one of the following: literature, psychology, politics, sociology, communication/cultural studies as well as digital media (with focus on theory) related courses such as: network and new media, digital humanities, digital media art/technology, visual communication design, editing/publishing for new media. Some experience of digital methods is desirable.

We may give preference to applicants who exceed our entry requirements. Please note that meeting the entry requirements of this course doesn't guarantee an offer of a place.


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"In comparison to others, the MA New Media course at the University of Leeds was offering plenty of opportunities for practical work across various digital forms while still not neglecting the theory - it was a perfect combination!"

Scholarships

The School of Media and Communication offers scholarships for Masters applicants who we consider to have an excellent academic record.

Value of Scholarship(s)

Full tuition fee waiver

Eligibility

Hold an offer for an MA course at the School of Media and Communication starting in 2020 and hold a UK or EU passport.

Application Procedure

Download and complete the scholarship application form from the website and email to mediapg@leeds.ac.uk.

Deadline to apply: 30 June 2020, 4pm for UK/EU applicants.


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The School of Media and Communication offers scholarships for Masters applicants who we consider to have an excellent academic record.

Value of Scholarship(s)

Half tuition fee waiver

Eligibility

Hold an offer for an MA course at the School of Media and Communication starting in 2020 and hold a non-UK or -EU passport.

Application Procedure

Download and complete the scholarship application form from the website and email to mediapg@leeds.ac.uk.

Deadline to apply: 31 March 2020, 4pm for international applicants.


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Value of Scholarship(s)

Varying.

Eligibility

Dependent on scholarship.

Application Procedure

Variable.


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