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This programme aims to provide a broadly based foundation for research into theories of design in the context of digital media. It 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.
Students 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, 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.
Normally a 2:1 honours degree or its equivalent if outside the UK, in a relevant subject.
All applicants must meet our general entry and language requirements.
If English is not your first language, you must have one of the following qualifications as evidence of your spoken and written English.
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The programme comprises the following components:
Graduates will be able to contribute knowledgeably and critically to debates on digital media and its social, cultural and theoretical contexts.
This article was published on Aug 21, 2013