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6th July 2018, 08:45 AM
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Re: IIIT Bangalore Electronic City

Can you provide me the Curriculum Structure of the Master of Science (Digital Society) offered by International Institute of Information Technology (IIIT) Bangalore?
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6th July 2018, 08:45 AM
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Re: IIIT Bangalore Electronic City

Master of Science (Digital Society) offered by International Institute of Information Technology (IIIT) Bangalore is a unique interdisciplinary post-graduate programme at the intersection of information technology and social sciences for students from diverse disciplinary backgrounds

Master of Science (Digital Society)

Curriculum Structure


A two week programme orientation on Technical and Social Science Foundations: This consists of a series of sessions, including lectures, readings, and audio-visual media to expose students to the foundational logic of the programme and its interdisciplinary underpinnings.

Core Courses and Electives:
Specifically designed for a heterogeneous student group to learn about and address various challenges of the digital society, including:
Developing, deploying and managing large-scale digital systems;
Designing interfaces for diverse populations;
Socio-historical aspects of the digital;
Policy and regulatory issues in the contemporary digital society;
Quantitative and qualitative research methods, tools, and techniques, to examine user needs and outcomes, and to evaluate the impact of ICTs;
Technologies such as cloud or mobile platforms, data analytics, social media, human-computer interaction, and spatial-information systems;
Domain-specific understanding of the technology-society interface, including issues pertaining to education, governance, gender, identity, poverty, and public health.

Project-based learning:
This involves small-group projects to address challenges of the digital society by applying learning from the courses.

Thesis/Internship:
In the final term, one need to either:
(a) Work on a Master thesis to hone their research skills;
OR
(b) Undertake an internship to further sharpen their professional skills by applying the learning from courses undertaken during the previous terms this could involve working on a project within their parent organizations.


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