The program focuses on the design and development of social media tools and services using web and mobile technologies.
This master program provides a balanced combination of theoretical perspectives and applied knowledge. In particular, it offers an 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 the web and mobile technologies for supporting these communities.
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 program 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.
General entry requirements for second-cycle studies and specific entry requirements:
- Bachelor's Degree in Media Technology, Informatics, Computer Science or similar fields (at least 15 credits should be in programming related courses).
- English B/6 or the equivalent.
Alternative selection: The selection of students who have applied is based on academic excellence and individual assessment.
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Upon completion of the program, you will be able to work at positions such as web developer, interaction designer, IT strategist or new media editor at different companies or at large international corporations. You can also continue with research studies leading towards a doctoral degree.
Master of Science (two years) with a specialization in Social Media and Web Technologies. Major subject: Media Technology.
About the School
Linnaeus University is a modern, international university named after Carl Linnaeus – a world-renowned Swedish scientist who was born in the Småland region where the university is located.