This is a one year research-based degree that examines theories and philosophies of digital media, technological change, the mass media, computation, artificial intelligence, and the social and cultural contexts in which such developments take place.
Panos talks about the Edinburgh University student experience:
The MSc is a research degree, with some coursework, and can be completed in a year. The course content can constitute a primer for PhD study. The degree can also be taken part time over two years.
Sevi Khosharay talks with Richard Coyne about Edinburgh, new media and the press:
Students of this programme will be part of a dynamic community of researchers exploring many aspects of computing: its social ramifications, social media, the world of e-commerce, e-entrepreneurship, e-learning, project-based composition and artistic works, digital architecture and urbanism, new media consumption practices, the co-creation of media, changes to the household, links between vision and sound, branded places, non-places, and more. There are currently over 50 coursework students, researchers, PhD students and staff researching in these areas.
Edinburgh student life:
This article was published on Aug 8, 2011