Media Archaeology, 7.5 ECTS

Second level

Facts

Study pace 50%
Study time Daytime
Study form Normal
Language English
Special eligibility requirements
Bachelor of Arts degree with at least 90 ECTS credits in Social Sciences or the Humanities, including a thesis of 15 ECTS credits. English B/English 6 or the equivalent.

Description

The course looks at the intricate temporal relations that exists in between new and old media technologies. The concept och “new media” is questioned and contemporary digital cultures are put in a historical perspective. During the course students…

The course looks at the intricate temporal relations that exists in between new and old media technologies. The concept och “new media” is questioned and contemporary digital cultures are put in a historical perspective. During the course students will examine forgotten, overlooked, recycled, debunked and imagined media technologies as well as the myths, hopes and hesitations surrounding those. A strong focus will be on how media materiality, functionality and design could be seen as coordinating political, social and cultural practice.

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Area of interests: Media and Communications

We live in a society where communication is becoming increasingly important. Media and Communications is an area of interest where you can study Journalism, learn investigative techniques and documentary storytelling. If you are interested in foll…

We live in a society where communication is becoming increasingly important. Media and Communications is an area of interest where you can study Journalism, learn investigative techniques and documentary storytelling. If you are interested in following and understanding how media is evolving in a rapidly changing media landscape, Media and Communication Studies is the subject for you. If you would rather work with communication in a marketing context you may find that Marketing Communication is exactly what you are looking for. The study courses and programmes that we offer will enhance your competitiveness in many different areas in the Media and Communications industry.

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Subject

Media and Communication Studies

Media and Communication Studies is an international and vibrant interdisciplinary field of studies with influences from both Social Sciences and the Humanities. Research and studies within the field aims to understand and/or explain both historical developments and contemporary phenomena involving media.

It includes the study of traditional media organizations (television, print media, radio) as well as new forms of media such as social media platforms, digital news media, streaming services, and other digital technologies that influence our everyday lives and shape our perceptions, world views, and affect our society, culture, and politics on an aggregate level.

Examples of topics explored within the field are: media and; power, democracy, economics, social movements, identity, extremism, gender, diversity, war and conflict, representation, climate change, migration, minorities, and existential issues.

Media and Communication Studies