University Offering Master’s Degree In Podcasting, Twitter And Social NetworkingMar 30th, 2009 | By James Lewin | Category: Podcasting
UK’s Birmingham City University has announced plans to offer a a master’s degree on social networking sites like Facebook, Twitter and Bebo. The University’s MA in Social Media will also explain how to set up blogs and publish podcasts.
“During the course we will consider what people can do on Facebook and Twitter, and how they can be used for communication and marketing purposes,” explains course convener Jon Hickman.
“There has been significant interest in the course already, and it will definitely appeal to students looking to go into professions including journalism and PR.”
“Social media is very important for jobs within the marketing and communications sector, as a skill set within other jobs, and as an industry within itself,” adds Hickman.