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Webinar: Study BA (Hons) Digital Media and Society at the University of Sheffield

How do apps, platforms and devices change our social world?

What happens to the information we share on social media?

What does the ‘selfie’ explosion tell us about identity and representation?

These are some of the issues that are addressed on the BA (Hons) Digital Media and Society at the University of Sheffield. The course is unique in offering students the opportunity to develop a broad understanding of the relationship between digital media and society.

Students learn how to make digital media products (such as websites and animations) that focus on the needs of the user, and how to use innovative digital methods to research digital media in society. Students also study the human consequences of digital media developments, the ways in which social factors shape these developments and the various domains in which digital media are developed, used and have an impact.

The BA Digital Media and Society brings together modules from other departments in the Faculty of Social Sciences, offering students the opportunity to study digital media developments in relation to a range of fields, like education, marketing or journalism.

Watch our webinar below with Dr Ysabel Gerrard, Programme Leader for the BA Digital Media and Society, who explains more about:

  • How the course is structured and the topics of study available to you;
  • The kinds of work placement options that could be available to you in your third year of study;
  • What facilities and support are available to you;
  • The admission requirements and the application process.

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