Media and Communication Studies: Global Perspectives on Social Change and Digital Media, 7.5 credits
Academic year 2023/2024
Spring 2024, 100%, Campus
Start date: 15 January 2024
End date: 15 February 2024
Application deadline: 16 October 2023
Application code: UU-76323 Application
Language of instruction: English
Selection: Higher education credits (maximum 285 credits)
Registration: Please contact the department.
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 introduces you to theories and global perspectives for analysing the role that digital media and information technology play in developing contexts. The course introduces and studies in-depth concepts such as development, ICT for Development (ICT4D) and development corporations. A particular focus is placed on the role of digital media in development corporations and how these can be evaluated.
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