Digital Media Technologies, BSc Hons

This programme provides a strong grounding in digital media with an emphasis on creativity and innovation. You will develop an understanding of computing, digital technologies, programming and interactivity alongside skills in visual design, storytelling, creative thinking, interface design and interactive product development. Once you achieve a set of base skills, you will be encouraged to develop your understanding of digital media through the production of a series of practical projects that require you to adopt increasingly creative solutions and take on greater management of the process. The final year project enables you to develop your skills in a key area read more

Entry requirements may change during Clearing.

3 years full time

6 years part time

4 years sandwich programme

Overview

Overview

This programme provides a strong grounding in digital media with an emphasis on creativity and innovation. You will develop an understanding of computing, digital technologies, programming and interactivity alongside skills in visual design, storytelling, creative thinking, interface design and interactive product development. 

Once you achieve a set of base skills, you will be encouraged to develop your understanding of digital media through the production of a series of practical projects that require you to adopt increasingly creative solutions and take on greater management of the process. 

The final year project enables you to develop your skills in a key area of digital media, creating a deep knowledge of a specialist area, and see a product through from initiation to completion. Throughout the degree there will be opportunities for you to develop independent thinking, self-management, research and analytical skills, teamwork, and the ability to communicate confidently in a variety of forms appropriate to your chosen industry.

The aims of the programme are:

  • To educate you in the theory, technology, practice and application of computing and the development of creative digital media
  • To ensure you can understand and follow emerging technologies in a broad range of digital media
  • To ensure you are fully aware of technical, social, ethical and legal issues in product development and deployment
  • To give you the skills to understand and display creative and innovative approaches to product development.

What you'll study

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Extra information

Assessment

Students are assessed through:

  • Examinations 
  • Coursework 
  • Project.

Professional recognition

This degree is accredited by the British Computer Society (BCS). The programme can lead to full exemption from the BCS Certificate, Diploma, Professional Graduate Diploma and PGD Project, as well as partial Chartered Engineer (CEng) status. The programme also has accreditation from the European Quality Assurance Network for Informatics Education (EQANIE).

Careers

Depending on how you choose to specialise, you can pursue careers such as interactive designer, developer, programmer, content strategist, web editor, web analyst, usability specialist, project manager, account manager or new business developer.

Fees and finance

Your time at university should be enjoyable and rewarding, and it is important that it is not spoilt by unnecessary financial worries. We recommend that you spend time planning your finances, both before coming to university and while you are here. We can offer advice on living costs and budgeting, as well as on awards, allowances and loans.

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