Description

The MA Digital Media is unique in its combination of practical and theoretical approaches to contemporary media and technology.

The established and exciting degree is designed to help you understand digital transformations in media, culture and society and apply this understanding in practice, in the media and creative industries and in further research. You will be equipped with skills that can be applied to current and future developments in digital media, social media, computing and other aspects of technology.

The MA Digital Media educates aspiring media practitioners and academics as well as early and mid-career professionals who seek to reflect on their roles in a structured and stimulating learning environment designed to give all students up-to-the-minute knowledge of digital media and the skills to apply that knowledge to future developments.

Study Details:

MA 1 year full-time or 2 years part-time

Module Details:

The programme has 3 different pathways.

Pathway 1: Theory Pathway, is comprised of one 30 credit compulsory core module, one 30 credit recommended option and options to total 60 credits and the dissertation.

Pathway 2: Theory and Practice Pathway (Image Making), is comprised of two compulsory core modules, options to total 30 credits, digital media practice and the practice/theory project.

Pathway 3: Theory and Practice Pathway (Critical Computing) is comprised of two compulsory core modules, one option to total 30 credits, digital media practice and the practice/theory project.

Core module

  • Digital Media: Critical Perspectives 30 credits

Student Destinations

Our programme provides a theory and practice pathway and prepares students for work in the following areas:

  • media and creative industries; advertising, marketing and PR (graduates of the MA Digital Media have found work with Virgin Media, Google, the BBC and other leading organisations worldwide)
  • research and academia (graduates from this programme have gone on to study for PhD degrees in higher education institutions around the world and also here with us)
  • media production and new media art (graduates have exhibited, published and produced work in photography, journalism, TV, documentary, film and multimedia)

Fees

These are the fees for students starting their programme in the 2020/21 academic year. Home/EU - full-time: £8640 Home/EU - part-time: £4320 International - full-time: £17070

Entry Requirements

You should have (or expect to be awarded) an undergraduate degree of at least upper second class standard in a relevant/related subject. If you’re applying to the practice pathway you’ll also need to submit a portfolio of work.

You might also be considered for some programmes if you aren’t a graduate or your degree is in an unrelated field, but have relevant experience and can show that you have the ability to work at postgraduate level.

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