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Digital Media and Information Studies (Combined) (Arts)

University of Glasgow

Venues

Gilmorehill Campus

Content

Year 1
You will learn about the value and role of information in professional and social environments, through theory, practice and hands-on sessions with digital media technologies. You will discover how to maximise the potential of information for work and everyday life, through key information literacy
skills. Topics include: digital media in cultural heritage; publishing information on the web; digitisation; information governance, security and legislation; database development; data analytics and visualisation; and text analysis. You will also study other subjects in years 1 and 2.

Year 2
You will be introduced to new concepts and applications including: artificial intelligence, basics of 3D modelling, information systems, cyberspace, digital sound and video, digital curation and stewardship.

Years 3 and 4
If you progress to Honours (years 3 and 4) you will gain a broader theoretical understanding along with a chance to study the creation, application and use of particular technologies in more detail. You will choose from courses such as Enterprise, creative and citizenship online; Heritage cultural
informatics; Multimedia analysis and design; 2D digitisation; Document encoding; Records, society and accountability; Music curation and analytics; History of ICT; Digital creativity; Books and new media; Introduction to digital humanities; Data analysis and visualisation; and you will complete a
dissertation.

Entry Requirements

2023 entry requirements

Standard entry: 5 Highers at AAAAA or Advanced Higher at B plus AAAA (by end S6 with a min BBBB after S5) including English and a humanities subject.

Widening access entry: 4 Highers at AABB or BBBB (by end S6) including English and a humanities subject. Completion of pre-entry programme is necessary.

Grades and subjects may vary depending on combinations taken.

Start Date

September

Qualification

Degree

Award

MA Hons

Study Method

Full time

UCAS Code

Please refer to list below

Course Length

4 years

Faculty

College of Arts

Department

School of Humanities

SCQF Level

10

Combination Courses

Digital Media and Information Studies/Archaeology
Digital Media and Information Studies/Business and Management
Digital Media and Information Studies/Celtic Civilisation
Digital Media and Information Studies/Central and East European Studies
Digital Media and Information Studies/English Language and Linguistics
Digital Media and Information Studies/English Literature
Digital Media and Information Studies/Film and Television Studies
Digital Media and Information Studies/French
Digital Media and Information Studies/Geography
Digital Media and Information Studies/History of Art
Digital Media and Information Studies/Latin
Digital Media and Information Studies/Mathematics
Digital Media and Information Studies/Music
Digital Media and Information Studies/Philosophy
Digital Media and Information Studies/Politics
Digital Media and Information Studies/Portuguese
Digital Media and Information Studies/Psychology
Digital Media and Information Studies/Social and Public Policy
Digital Media and Information Studies/Sociology
Digital Media and Information Studies/Spanish
Digital Media and Information Studies/Theatre Studies
Digital Media and Information Studies/Theology and Religious Studies
GV54
GN52
GQ5N
RG75
GQ5J
GQ5H
GP53
GR5C
GL57
GV5H
P3Q5
GGM1
GW5H
GV55
GL52
4K2W
GC5V
GL54
GL56
P3R4
GW5K
GV5P

Website

www.gla.ac.uk

Career Area

Computing and ICT

Career Sectors

Computer Skills

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