Media and Communication Studies: Global Perspectives on Social Change and Digital Media, 7.5 credits

Academic year 2021/2022

  • Spring 2022, 50%, Campus

    Start date: 17 January 2022

    End date: 23 March 2022

    Application deadline: 15 October 2021

    Application code: UU-76334 Application

    Language of instruction: English

    Location: Uppsala

    Selection: Higher education credits (maximum 285 credits)

    Registration: 22 December 2021 – 9 January 2022

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.

Fees:

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 students 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 (ICT4) and development corporation. A particular focus is placed on the role of digital media in development corporations and how these can be evaluated.

More information

Contact

Department of Informatics and Media

Ekonomikum (plan 3) Kyrkogårdsgatan 10

Box 513, 751 20 UPPSALA

Telephone: 018-471 1011 018-471 1010

Email: info@im.uu.se

Johan Lindell

Email: johan.lindell@im.uu.se

Telephone: +46 18 471 10 35