[CITASA] Univ of Westminster: MA in Social Media
christian.fuchs at uti.at
Tue Jan 28 17:22:28 EST 2014
If you have 3rd year bachelor students interested in Social Media and
studying in London, please point them towards the MA in Social Media at
the University of Westminster. The programme focuses on the theoretical,
critical and practical skills of social media research and use.
Thank you. Christian Fuchs
The MA in Social Media offers a flexible interdisciplinary exploration
of key contemporary developments in the networked digital media
environment. It will benefit those seeking to develop their
understanding of contemporary communication and its societal, political,
regulatory, industrial and cultural contexts.
The MA in Social Media provides students with the opportunity to focus
at postgraduate level on:
* Studying the ways in which social media and the Internet shape and are
shaped by social, economic, political, technological and cultural
factors, in order to equip students to become critical research-oriented
social media experts.
* Developing reflective and critical insights into how social media and
the Internet are used in multiple contexts in society, and into which
roles social media can play in various forms of organisations that are
situated in these societal contexts. The aim is that students are
equipped to become reflective and critical social media practitioners.
* Gaining in-depth knowledge and understanding of the major debates
about the social and cultural roles of social media and the Internet.
* Acquiring advanced knowledge and understanding of the key categories,
theories, approaches and models of social media's and the Internet's
roles in and impacts on society and human practices.
* Obtaining advanced insights into practical activity and practice-based
work that relate to how social media and the Internet work and which
implications they have for social and cultural practices.
Full time (1 year):
Part time (2 years):
Professor of Social Media
University of Westminster,
Communication and Media Research Institute,
Centre for Social Media Research
c.fuchs at westminster.ac.uk
+44 (0) 20 7911 5000 ext 67380
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