Social Media Masters Course

If you don’t feel like you’ve gotten enough already, Birmingham City University in the UK is now offering a one year master’s course in social media. The course description details possible job placements which include “becoming a social media consultant” and contributing to the “social media industry.” An article in the Telegraph explains its purpose and details some of the backlash from students.


One response to “Social Media Masters Course

  1. After seeing several self-proclaimed ‘social media experts’ debunked recently as mere ‘friend collectors’ on a number of social media web sites, I wondered just who are the ‘experts’? And just who would be teaching this stuff? What qualifies an individual (in a relatively new realm of media) to teach social media on a graduate level?

    The low-hanging fruit for this announcement might be an ad for “Get your Masters in Facebook”.

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