The MA in New Media and Society aims to provide students with a comprehensive grounding in the development of new media technologies, their applications, and their political, social and psychological impact. Legal, regulatory, social and cultural issues linked to the internet will all form part of the course content. It will focus on new media-related developments that have occurred all round the world. The course will further examine real-world applications of the internet in different contexts and consider different theoretical perspectives for understanding the adoption, use and impact of information and communication technologies.
Core: New Media: Theories and Concepts New Media Cultures Graduate Seminar: Identities and Boundaries Research Methods and Management I Research Methods and Management II Dissertation
Option modules (one from the following): The International Context of Mass Communication News Management, Communication and Social Problems Advertising and Cultural Consumption Technology, Culture and Power: Global Perspectives Film as Mass Communication The Digital Economy International Political Communication Global Cinema