Master of Science in Social Media and Web Technologies Linnaeus University
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The program focuses on the design and development of social media tools and services using web and mobile technologies.
Master of Science (two years) with specialization in Social Media and Web Technologies. Major subject: Media Technology.
This is Linnaeus University
Linnaeus University is a modern, international university in the southeast of Sweden. We are located in two nature-loving cities, one by the Baltic sea and one surrounded by lakes in the greenest city in Europe. More facts about Linnaeus University:
- Founded in 2010 through a merger between Kalmar University and Växjö University;
- Located in Kalmar and Växjö;
- 44,000 enrolled students;
- 2,200 enrolled international students;
- 6th largest university in Sweden in terms of the number of students;
- 780 partner universities in more than 80 countries;
- 100-degree programs on the first-cycle level, 8 of them taught in English;
- 80-degree programs on the second cycle level, 35 of them taught in English.
Roughly 15 minutes by bike from the city center, you will find Linnaeus University’s campus. It is like a small society with a university, student accommodation, and student life. Here you become part of a creative knowledge environment.
What will you come across on an excursion in Växjö – the city of contrasts? You will find good restaurants, a celebrated hockey team, and cozy cafés where you can enjoy a latte with lingonberry flavor. In Växjö, beautiful nature is always just around the corner; the city is surrounded by lakes and forests. Students like the combination of the city center and the active student life on campus. Your dream of the future starts here!
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.
This master's 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 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's thesis.