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Digital Economies (South East Asia) MSc

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Please note, this course is only available to students based in South East Asia. This MSc Digital Economies (South East Asia) enables students to study how and why digital artefacts are transforming the way we work, transact, collaborate, and control global labour, institutions, and markets. Also, to understand what is implied by digital products, process, services, monetization and orchestration. The programme content will in part be focused on the digital economies of South East Asia.

Key benefits

  • Comprehensive Understanding of Digital Transformations: Gain in-depth knowledge of how digital artefacts are reshaping work, transactions, collaboration, and control over global labour, institutions, and markets.
  • Critical and Theoretical Analysis: Develop a robust understanding of both macro and micro-level critical and theoretical approaches to analysing the digital economy, including topics like commons-based peer production and surveillance capitalism.
  • Focus on South East Asia: Specialise in the digital economies of South East Asia, understanding the unique digital landscape, innovations, and market dynamics in this region.
  • Practical Application and Management: Learn how to manage digital artefacts effectively, applying critical understanding to real-world scenarios and innovation strategies within companies and communities.
  • Ethical and Political Considerations: Engage with contemporary debates on the ethics of digital creation, the political economy of rising tech companies, and new inequalities of power within the digital economy.
  • Hybrid Learning Experience: Benefit from a hybrid teaching approach combining virtual lectures, seminars, and face-to-face components, including an intensive summer module focused on Indonesia and Southeast Asia.
  • Research and Specialisation Opportunities: Conduct your own research project to become an expert in a topic of your interest, and deepen your understanding through specialist modules such as AI & Society and Digital Media, Digital Marketing.

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Employability

As a Digital Economies MSc graduate, you’ll be well-placed to pursue a career that requires an understanding of the digital economy or to expand your experience with creative roles. The skills you develop are likely to be particularly transferable to work in digital companies and positions that need skills in digital business models, ecosystem strategies, social media management, analytics, CRM management, digital advertising, market research, and platform scaling and growth analysis.

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Employability

As a Digital Economies MSc graduate, you’ll be well-placed to pursue a career that requires an understanding of the digital economy or to expand your experience with creative roles. The skills you develop are likely to be particularly transferable to work in digital companies and positions that need skills in digital business models, ecosystem strategies, social media management, analytics, CRM management, digital advertising, market research, and platform scaling and growth analysis.

Application closing date guidance

Applications close on 18th August 2024 for a September start.

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