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Applied Sciences

Communications & Media

BA Media & Information

3 years

€2143 pa

Programme profile

This ;programme is dedicated to the exploration of digital culture and today’s ubiquitous forms of information. The programme provides you with the skills necessary to engage with contemporary themes such as surveillance, big data, digital archiving, citizen journalism, and the metrification of everyday life.

In this programme you will be introduced to the basic concepts of Media Studies and the most important features of contemporary media. You will choose to major in one of two specialisations: Information Cultures or New Media and Digital Culture. Alongside the core programme, you may choose from a range of electives or opt for another specialisation in the form of a minor. You can also decide to study abroad for a semester or do an internship.

Programme content

The Information Cultures track  is concerned with the cultures of information, information creation, management and use, as well as its social and political consequences. This track explores, in particular, the contemporary cultural and technical world in which information has become part of all our social interactions, mediated by new technologies.The programme consists of three closely connected areas: 
- Information beyond the institution, beyond the archive
-Information as metrics of social practice 
-Practical component.

The New Media and Digital Culture track is dedicated to the critical study of the impact of digital media on culture and society. It studies the new web and data cultures, and the respective apps, platform and devices. It has a strong focus on research techniques and methods for the critical study of digitally born objects and cultures.  The programme consists of three closely connected areas:
- Critical digital cultures and media theory
- Digital methods - Practical component

Entry Requirements

Three A-Levels and three GCSEs

Scottish Students are required to have a SQC with 2 Advanced Highers and at least 4 Highers.

Six passes at Leaving Certificate, inc 2 x H4




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