University of York

Degree level: Undergraduate

Digital Media, Culture and Communication

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Course summary

This cutting-edge degree programme that will help you to understand how we live, interact, connect and create within the transformations brought about by new digital media, culture and communications, preparing you for a changing future in a range of sectors. Placing you at the forefront of the big changes facing us today, this programme will provide you with the knowledge and skills required for understanding key transformations in digital media, culture and communication. Working across disciplines, and developing your own insights and ideas, you will be guided through resources that will help you to make sense of how our lives and experiences are shaped by these digital developments. You will learn to assess and evaluate digital materials, to put specific events into context and to think creatively when communicating your ideas in practice. This programme focuses upon the way that digital media are transforming and explores the implications these shifts have for communication, culture and society. By situating these changes within wider shifts in media, culture and communication, this programme will challenge you to understand and respond directly to digital transformations. This programme will develop and deepen your understanding of how we live, interact, communicate and create within digital media and digital cultures. You will be active in working with academics who are researching and developing new perspectives on these problems, and engaging in dialogue on how we might shape our digital futures. You will explore how the digital impacts on our lives and also how we can use digital tools to communicate and create cultural forms ourselves. On the programme you will explore a wide range of aspects digital media, culture and communication: from our personal identities through to the organisations we occupy, the environmental and geopolitical futures we imagine, the connections and divisions between people, the types of consumption we practice, the way we connect and interact, the impact of artificial intelligence on our decisions, through to the way we tell stories, realise ideas or create content. On this degree you will analyse digital developments whilst also thinking about how you can use those developments to create and communicate your ideas. Positioning you for a future career across a range of different sectors, by the end of the degree you will be able to understand, respond critically and think creatively about a range of key developments in digital media, culture and communication.


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
L391
Institution code:
Y50
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course

https://www.york.ac.uk/sociology/undergraduate/


English language requirements


Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
EU £23700 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
International £23700 Year 1

Additional fee information

For additional information please see our web pages at: https://www.york.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/fees-funding/
Digital Media, Culture and Communication at University of York - UCAS