The MSc in Social Science of the Internet degree is an eleven-month residential Masters programme with a highly multi-disciplinary focus, providing students from a wide variety of backgrounds with an in-depth understanding of the social science concepts, theories and methods required to undertake research or policy analysis about the Internet.
The degree is designed for:
- Students intending to focus on Internet-related research in the further pursuit of a doctoral degree in information, communication, or any of the social sciences;
- Students wishing to gain the skills and knowledge needed for professional careers in leading technology companies, consulting firms, and the wide variety of businesses that increasingly need employees who understand technology and how people use it;
- Students wishing to pursue a career in Internet communications policy or regulation;
- Professionals working in Internet-related fields, and who wish to gain a broader understanding of the societal aspects of its design or use.