MA in Social Media, Culture & Society, University of Westminster

for any of you upper year students considering an MA -- if you have any questions about the process I welcome you to come visit me during office hours

Programme leaders: Christian Fuchs, Graham Meikle

Full time (1 year) or part time (2 years)

Open application for students starting in autumn 2015

This MA provides students with the opportunity to study social media in its societal, political, regulatory, industrial and cultural contexts.

The teaching is research-inspired and connected to the University of Westminster’s Centre for Social Media Research (http://www.westminster.ac.uk/csmr) that is located within the Communication and Media Research Institute (http://www.westminster.ac.uk/camri) that in the recent Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014 has been ranked as one of Britain’s leading institutions in media and communication studies (http://results.ref.ac.uk/Results/ByUoa/36). It is the home of some of the world’s leading social media research and combines this focus with its established traditions in critical and global media/communication studies.

The MA in Social Media, Culture & Society has a focus on the study of social media’s political, economic and cultural dimensions that are addressed with qualitative and theoretical research in combination with practice-based and creative approaches that use digital and social media for studying these media’s implications for culture and society.

Full time: http://www.westminster.ac.uk/courses/subjects/journalism-and-mass-communication/postgraduate-courses/full-time/p09fpsom-social-media-ma

Part time: http://www.westminster.ac.uk/courses/subjects/journalism-and-mass-communication/postgraduate-courses/part-time-day/p09ppsom-social-media-ma

Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/MASocialMedia

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