MASTER’S IN MEDIA AND DIGITAL LITERACY

Pending licensing, the study programme will be launched in Autumn 2018 at Vidzeme University of Applied Sciences.

THE PROGRAMME
Digital media have penetrated every aspect of human life and participate in shaping our understanding of the world – yet we have the power to command it. The program will provide you with understanding of the relationship between media, politics, culture and society, and the ways in which audiences understand media stories and images; develop skills to evaluate media content critically, and obtain mastery in producing and distributing original creative materials on various formats and platforms.

STUDY PROCESS
The study process will feature a combination of face-to-face sessions, online activities and engagement via an online learning platform, as well as group exercises, case study analyses, experiential learning sessions and simulations. During the studies students will acquire a set of theoretically informed competences to research, analyse, evaluate media of any format and kind for its content and aesthetics, and utilise various media technologies to create sophisticated, artistic and effective media materials.

KEY FACTS
Location: Latvia, Valmiera
Study mode: full-time (module based),
ECTS: 120
Study languages: Latvian and English

WHO CAN APPLY
The program is aimed at school leaders and primary and secondary school educators, media specialists, social media managers, marketers
and NGO activists who seek to advance their media and digital literacy skills in order to be successful in 21st century work place.

For further information, get in touch with Programme Director, Agnese Dāvidsone at agnese.davidsone@va.lv.