University of Salford: Digital Society

InstitutionUniversity of Salford
Department School of Science, Engineering and Environment
Web http://www.salford.ac.uk
Study type Taught

Summary

This course will take a sociologically informed approach to critically examine how digital hardware, software and data are shaping our social institutions, social relations, culture and everyday life.

The course will provide you with the knowledge and skills to be able to critically analyse and creatively respond to a world that has undergone and is still undergoing a digital transformation.

We will draw on our universities specialist expertise in Internet studies, digital audiences and publics, digital culture and digital research methods to provide you with the theoretical and methodological skills needed to enable you to analyse and address key issues of a digital society.

You will also have the opportunity to undertake a digital project, either via a work placement or dissertation and you will learn how to share digital sociological research with broader communities and publics.

You will gain highly valuable skills in digital research, digital communication, digital engagement, digital evaluation and project management.

MSc

Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert

Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip

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