Call for Applications - MA Digital Media and Culture, Centre for Interdisciplinary Methodologies (CIM)

  • Deadline:
    Aug. 1, 2020, midnight
  • Location:
    Centre for Interdisciplinary Methodologies University of Warwick, Coventry CV4 7AL, UK

// MA Digital Media and Culture, Centre for Interdisciplinary Methodologies (CIM) //

Digital media today affect all aspects of everyday, professional and public life, and understanding their significance requires interdisciplinary knowledge.

Based at the Centre for Interdisciplinary Methodologies (CIM) at the University of Warwick, the MA Programme in Digital Media and Culture is an advanced one-year postgraduate degree that addresses the role of digital technologies, media, and infrastructures in relation to culture, economics, politics, and society.

Drawing on multiple disciplines, the degree supports critical approaches to key topics in digital culture, including platformisation, participatory culture, media activism, digital labour and political economy, privacy and surveillance, behavioural design, data critique, and environmental sustainability.

Our teaching combines theory, research methods, and creative practice. By selecting from a diverse offering of modules, students will have, for instance, the opportunity to learn data analytics and visualisation, to engage with speculative design and media art, and to discuss concepts in fields ranging from software studies to environmental humanities.

Based at a research centre promoting cutting-edge scholarship in these areas, our degree is primarily research-driven. MA students will be encouraged to select their own path through the degree and contribute to the culture of CIM by attending invited talks, participating in workshops, and organising interdisciplinary symposiums.

Teaching staff include: Nerea Calvillo, Michael Castelle, Michael Dieter, Noortje Marres, Greg McInerny, María Puig de la Bellacasa, Nathaniel Tkacz, Cagatay Turkay, Emma Uprichard and Naomi Waltham-Smith.

Throughout the academic year, we have many guest speakers and visiting researchers at CIM, some have included: Louise Amoore, Christian Ulrik Andersen and Søren Bro Pold, Will Davis, Jennifer Gabrys, Orit Halpern, Geert Lovink, Philip Mirowski, Shintaro Miyazaki, Stefanie Posavec and Trebor Scholz, among others.

// Application and Deadlines //

We are currently accepting applications for 2020–21.

A number of scholarships and funding schemes are available, including bursaries for EU candidates.

For more information on how to apply, please see: