Media and Communication Studies: Digital Media, Culture and Society, 7.5 credits
Academic year 2023/2024
Autumn 2023, 100%, Campus
Start date: 28 August 2023
End date: 28 September 2023
Application deadline: 17 April 2023
Application code: UU-26302 Application
Language of instruction: English
Selection: Higher education credits (maximum 285 credits)
Registration: 27 July 2023 – 21 August 2023
Entry requirements: A Bachelor's degree, equivalent to a Swedish Kandidatexamen, from an internationally recognised university, including at least 90 credits in the social sciences or a comparable field and an independent project of at least 15 credits. Proficiency in English equivalent to the general entry requirements for first-cycle (Bachelor's level) studies.
If you are not a citizen of a European Union (EU) or European Economic Area (EEA) country, or Switzerland, you are required to pay application or tuition fees. Formal exchange students will be exempted from tuition fees, as well as the application fee. Read more about fees.
Application fee: SEK 900
Tuition fee, first semester: SEK 12,500
Tuition fee, total: SEK 12,500
About the course
The course aims to introduce theories and perspectives for analysing the role of digital media and information technologies play in contemporary mediatised societies. Key concepts and debates on mediatisation, social media and digital information technologies are introduced. The course focuses particularly on media and cultures interconnectedness and discusses economic, political and cultural aspects of the society that is emerging in the wake of a changing media and communication landscape.
Department of Informatics and Media
Ekonomikum (plan 3) Kyrkogårdsgatan 10
Box 513, 751 20 UPPSALA
Telephone: 018-471 1011 018-471 1010
Telephone: +46 18 471 10 35