This course introduces different scientific theories and research methods applicable in the field of Media Technology. During this course, you will learn how to properly choose and make use of scientific theories and methods while identifying and solving a research problem in this field. The knowledge gained in this course will be applied throughout your entire master education, especially at the final stages in connection to your master thesis work.
The programme focuses on the design and development of social media tools and services using the web and mobile technologies.
This master programme provides a balanced combination of theoretical
perspectives and applied knowledge. In particular, it offers in-depth
understanding of online communities and the technical environments in
which they interact. You will develop the skills required for creating
innovative solutions and tools that use web and mobile technologies for
supporting these communities.
The programme consists of a number of general courses within the field of media technology, combined with specialized ones that explore the latest topics and state of the art knowledge within social media and web technologies. These courses cover areas such as web technologies, design and interaction, and social media.
The expertise and skills you acquire will enable you to identify, manage and solve technical, organizational and design aspects related to the global digital media and Internet market. Furthermore, the programme provides a solid academic foundation for postgraduate studies by implementing established research methods and practices in all courses. During the last semester you will write a master thesis.