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M.Phil. On Campus

Digital Culture

University of Bergen

24 months
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About

In the Digital Culture degree offered by the University of Bergen we look at how we control and choose technology that will benefit society. We train professionals who can use technology creatively and can analyse the effects of technological change.

Overview

Key facts

Every day, we are influenced by technology. But technology can also be influenced by us. To understand what we need and want from new technology, we must understand technology in a broader context.

Current research includes 

  • Electronic literature and digital art
  • Machine vision and its cultural effects
  • Digital humanities
  • Practice-based research into new narrative forms

Studying Digital Culture degree offered by the University of Bergen will enable you to critically reflect on tech culture and the history of technology in addition to giving you hands-on experience in web design and creative web projects. Current master’s topics include e-books, selfies, games and learning and digital poetry.

Our alumni work in diverse fields such as journalism, web design, teaching, innovation, art, culture and programming.

Career

Our alumni are currently employed in diverse fields such as 

  • technology journalism
  • web design, teaching
  • administration and development of corporate information systems
  • innovation in the mobile services industry
  • art
  • culture 
  • programming

In this time of rapid technological change we don’t just need people who can program our computers, we also need people who understand the impact of technology and the ways in which digital technologies can be used to improve our society. Digital Culture trains professionals who can use technology creatively and can analyse the effects of technological change. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Key Theories of Digital Culture 
  • Digital Media Aesthetics
  • Methods and Project Development in Digital Culture  
  • Seminar Topics in Digital Culture 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
First Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor degree in Digital Culture
  • Additionally applicants should include a 500-700 word statement that explains how their academic background and competence prepares them to do an MA in Digital Culture

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    Free
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    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 24 months.

The semester fee is NOK 590

Living costs for Bergen

10362 - 16828 NOK /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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