Information Studies current students

Information Studies current students

Undergraduate Course enrolment information

  • Digital Media & Information Studies Level 1A -  Course Convenor - Ann Gow
  • Digital Media & Information Studies Level 2A -   - Ann Gow
  • Digital Media & Information Studies Honours (3rd & 4th yr) -  - Dr Ian Anderson

Postgraduate Programme Orientation week information

  • Information Management and Preservation
  • Museum Studies

Orientation week for all MSc/PgDip Programmes begins at 10.30am (coffee from 10.00am) on Monday 15th September 2014 


MA Digital Media & Information Studies

Technological change is like an axe in the hands of a pathological criminal’ Albert Einstein

The world of work is one of constant change. Our degree will help you develop valuable critical, creative and analytical skills to adapt to this rapidly changing environment. You will be able to understand and appropriately apply a range of information technologies, acquire transferable IT skills and develop skills that are highly sought after by employers such as creativity, communication and presentation, time and project management, individual and group work.

We have surrendered our right to privacy to technology and government interference’           AC Grayling

Level 1 (1st Year)

Digital Media & Information Studies 1A (Semester 1  Sept-Dec)
Digital Media & Information Studies 1B (Semester 2, Jan - Mar)

Lectures 2-3pm Mondays and Thursdays room 356, Maths Building.
Labs - various times on Monday/Tuesday

Level 2 (2nd Year)

Digital Media & Information Studies 2A (Semester 1 Sept-Dec)
Digital Media & Information Studies 2B (Semester 2, Jan - Mar)

Lectures 11am-12noon Tuesdays Room 916 Adam Smith Building and Thursdays Room 209, 2 University Gardens
Labs - various times Wednesday.

Honours Courses (3rd and 4th Years)

  • Enterprise, Creativity and Citizenship Online
  • Heritage and Cultural Informatics
  • Video Games Studies
  • Multimedia Analysis and Design
  • 2D Digitisation
  • Document Encoding
  • Humanity and Trans-humanity
  • Records and Evidence
  • Dissertation

Postgraduate Study

Information Studies provides two taught masters courses, in Information Management and Preservation (IMP) and Museum Theory and Practice. The institute also contributes a number of optional courses to the MSc in Information Technology taught by Computer Science and the MLitt in Collecting and Collections provided by the History of Art subject.

Degree Programmes

  • MSc/PgDip Information Management and Preservation
  • MSc/PgDip Museum Studies
  • MSc/PgDip Information Technology (provided by Computing Science)
  • MLitt/PgDip Collecting and Collections (provided by History of Art)