Digital Culture

Students of Digital Culture will delve into the interaction of society and media, they will study and critically assess relevant texts of digital culture critics and visionaries. The students will learn to analyse links between media research and practice and other sciences, to formulate philosophically justified arguments and issues relevant to digital culture. They will learn to create a perspective for comparative analysis, to compare media of different cultures based on integrated tradition of philosophy science, to model social and cultural consequences of media, to predict media evolution.

Entry requirements
Code 6211NX032
Location Kaunas
Faculty of Social Sciences, Arts and Humanities
Cycle Second cycle
Field Philosophy
Language Lithuanian
Study mode and duration Full-time studies - 2 y., Part-time studies - 3 y.
Degree awarded Master of Humanities
 


Pastaba. Ištęstinės studijų formos trukmė 3 metai.

Master+ is a unique model within a chosen MSc programme

The Master+ model offers either to masterpiece in the chosen discipline by choosing the Field Expert track or to strengthen the interdisciplinary skills in addition to the main discipline by choosing the Interdisciplinary Expert track providing a choice of a different competence to compliment the chosen discipline and achieve a competitive advantage in one’s career.

Students of these study programmes can choose between the path of Field Expert and Interdisciplinary Expert. Selection is made in the academic information system. Each path (competence) consists of three subjects (18 credits) allocated as follows: 1 year 1 semester (autumn) – first subject (6 credits), 1 year 2 semester (spring) – second subject (6 credits), 2 year 3 semester – third subject (6 credits). A student, who chooses a path of the Field Expert, deepens knowledge and strengthens skills in the main field of studies. The one, who chooses a path of the Interdisciplinary Expert, acquires knowledge and skills in a different area or field of studies. Competence provides a choice of alternative additional subjects.

  • Field Expert (profound knowledge and skills in the area, required for solution of scientific research tasks);
  • Interdisciplinary Expert:
    (fields of different knowledge and skills are combined for solution of specific tasks);

Acquisition of the competence is certified by the issue of KTU certificate and entry in the appendix to the Master’s diploma. In addition, students can acquire an international certificate (details are provided next to each competence).

Competences are implemented by KTU lecturers – experts in their area – and high level business and public sector organizations; their employees deliver lectures, submit topics for the student’s theses, placement-oriented tasks for the projects, etc.

Career

Student’s competences:
Recognises truth in the post-truth era.
Comprehends visibility in social media channels and processes of information broadcasting;
Able to survive in digital reality
Knows how to return to e-homeland

 

Student’s skills:
– Able to distinguish between #philosophy and philosophy
– Able to create digital content for medias
– Able to think critically and creatively

 

 

You may become

– Monitoring of social media, assessment of the latest creative trends, consumer behaviour, functions and their adaptation to the customers’ needs;
– Analysis of competitive environment, analysis of customers’ needs;
– Monitoring of effectiveness and adaptation of actions for achievement of goals.

– Coordination of creative solutions with designers and preparation of content;
– Uploading of textual and visual content using appropriate tools.

– Development and implementation of digital marketing strategy;
– Budget planning, optimisation of costs and implementation control;
– Coordination and control of work with content and advertisement agencies.

 

Minimum requirements

Proficiency in English
Language requirements

IELTS ≥6.0, TOEFL ≥85, CEFR ≥C1, or equivalent

Eligibility CGPA
University Bachelor degree certificate

Undergraduate diploma (or higher) with min. length of 180 ECTS (3 years of studies) is eligible.

Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.

The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English / Russian.

The documents must be legalised (Apostille) by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the country where the documents were issued. This requirement does not apply for the documents issued in the EU and Belarus, Ukraine.

Average grade (CGPA) > 60 %

 

Score structure

Component Coefficient
First component of the competition score

Average grade (CGPA) of University‘s Bachelor’s degree (min. length – 180 ECTS) and its supplement

0,7

Second component of the competition score

Research activities

0,2

Third component of the competition score

Motivation letter and online interview

0,1

 

Tuition fee

Foreign nationals with Lithuanian origins and EU citizens
Full-time studies 2608 €
Part-time studies 1739 €
Price per credit 43,47 €

 

Financial support