Media have a major impact not only on how we communicate with one another, but also on how societies are organised: culturally, politically and economically.
This programme focuses on the informative and social function of media and applies ‘culture’ in its anthropological definition: as the ideas, customs and social behaviour of particular (groups in) societies.
You will acquire knowledge and understanding of how different media platforms operate and interplay; how media systems are underpinned politically and economically; and how patterns of media use, production and content develop and change. You will learn to apply different types of academic research methods on a variety of topics. You will develop professional skills to help you perform in media-related internships and jobs.
The programme’s distinctive features are: