Computing with Digital Media, BSc Hons

The requirement of the digital media industry requires a new range of skills, including the understanding of user interfaces and user requirements. This programme helps students to understand the fundamentals of digital media development, software development and computer systems. Students also develop skills in related technologies, such as user interfaces, graphics and audio-visual production techniques, graphics, animation and virtual reality. They will be able to critically analyse and discuss the key issues associated with digital media and web technologies and communicate effectively with business, computing and design professionals. RankingOur computer science degrees are ranked within the top 5 in London read more

G492 G BSc/CWM

For 2016

300

For 2017

112

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Entry requirements may change during Clearing.

3 years full time

6 years part time

4 years sandwich programme

Overview

Overview

The requirement of the digital media industry requires a new range of skills, including the understanding of user interfaces and user requirements.

This programme helps students to understand the fundamentals of digital media development, software development and computer systems. Students also develop skills in related technologies, such as user interfaces, graphics and audio-visual production techniques, graphics, animation and virtual reality. They will be able to critically analyse and discuss the key issues associated with digital media and web technologies and communicate effectively with business, computing and design professionals.

Ranking

Our computer science degrees are ranked within the top 5 in London for student satisfaction by the Complete University Guide 2017.

The aims of the programme are:

  • To educate students in the theory, technology, practice and application of computing and the development of digital media
  • To give a coherent and integrated learning experience relevant to the needs of future computing professionals
  • To provide awareness of social, legal, ethical and political implications of information technology within a computing environment.

What you'll study

For information on courses for this programme click here.

Entry requirements

Please note: Entry requirements may change during Clearing.

Applicants from a UK educational background:

300 UCAS points from A-levels, plus GCSEs at grade C or above in English language and mathematics.

We also accept Access to Higher Education courses.

For more information, contact courseinfo@greenwich.ac.uk or 020 8331 9000.

Applicants from a non-UK educational background:

Further to showing equivalent qualifications to UK applicants, international applicants must have successfully completed 11 or 12 years of full time education, and demonstrated competence in mathematics (usually equivalent to GCSE grade C). 

If you were educated in a language other than English and/or in a country where English speakers are in a minority, you should have a minimum IELTS score of 6.0 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each skill) or equivalent. If you require a Tier 4 (General) student visa to study in the UK, your score must be from a UK Visas and Immigration approved IELTS test.

For more information, contact international@gre.ac.uk or +44 20 8331 8136.

In addition:

We welcome applications from mature students.

Extra information

Assessment

Students are assessed through:

  • Examinations
  • Coursework
  • Project.

Professional recognition

This degree has full CITP accreditation from the British Computer Society (BCS), the chartered body responsible for establishing and maintaining technical and ethical standards in the computing profession. This means that on successful graduation from this degree, you will have fulfilled the academic requirement for registration as a Chartered IT Professional (CITP). The programme also has accreditation from the European Quality Assurance Network for Informatics Education (EQANIE).

Careers

Graduates from this programme may pursue employment in the multimedia industry, providing computing input and technological support to digital media production, or in mainstream computing areas, such as IT support and consultancy.

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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