Technology and Social Change: Global Perspectives

Module code: MS7028

Digital media is playing an increasingly significant role in the changing communication environments, and during this module you will gain the opportunity to critically discuss these advancements. You will also be immersed in the technological factors which are intrinsic to contemporary cultural processes.

In both the global North and South, new technological patterns are shaping processes of empowerment – you will examine how these evolutions influence identity, citizen engagement and social change.


  • 22 hours of lectures
  • 11 hours of seminars
  • 6 hours of practical classes and workshops
  • 10 hours of tutorials
  • 8 hours of external visits
  • 93 hours of guided independent study


  • Essay, 3,000 words (100%)