Digital Media and Information Studies 2B

University of Glasgow

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Digital Media and Information Studies 2B

  • Host University

    University of Glasgow

  • Location

    Glasgow, Scotland

  • Area of Study

    Media Studies

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    Digital Media & Information Studies 2A

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Upper

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    Hours & Credits

  • Scotcat Credits

    20
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    5
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    7
  • Overview

    This course continues from the foundations laid in the DMIS level 1 courses, to explores the creation, use and impact of digital content and information technology in the arts, humanities and society at large. It brings a human perspective to the issues of the digital age.
    This course will provide the opportunity to:
    • introduce further concepts and applications building on knowledge from DMIS 2A;
    • explore information theory and structures;
    • introduce students to methods and applications of information management within professional criteria;
    • examine the use of complex digital objects from a practical and theoretical basis;
    • provide students with transferable skills in approaches to technology, critical analysis, problem solving across the arts and cultural heritage sector.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.

ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) credits are converted to semester credits/quarter units differently among U.S. universities. Students should confirm the conversion scale used at their home university when determining credit transfer.

Please note that some courses with locals have recommended prerequisite courses. It is the student's responsibility to consult any recommended prerequisites prior to enrolling in their course.