Digital Media BA

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Digital Media BA

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    Key Information

    • Study Level:

      Bachelor

    • Duration:

      3 Years

    • Study Mode:

      Full Time

    • Start Date:

      01 September 2019

    • Tuition Fees EU/EEA:

      £ 9,250 Per Year

      These fees apply to students from the EU/EEA

    • Tuition Fees International :

      £ 12,875

      These fees apply to students from outside the EU/EEA

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    Course Summary

    A BA in Digital Media from the University of Roehampton is a great way to prepare for a career in one of the UK’s fastest-growing specialties. If you have always wanted a career in one of the creative industries and have a knack for digital technologies, this could be just what you need to find your place!

    You’ll learn the theory behind the art as well as practical, real-world skills from instructors who have spent year sit he industry. This will include sections on multimedia journalism, producing videos for distribution on social media and web design.

    The program is specifically designed to deliver the kind of skills that employers demand of graduate employees, paving the way for your career. You don’t even need to have programming or coding experience or qualifications to apply! This course is perfect for beginners, and you’ll learn everything you need to know in just 3 years.

    If you are changing direction after starting in another career area, you will possess valuable work experience and professional awareness. Many employers actively seek candidates with these benefits. Our network of contacts, a dedicated employability service and a reputation in the legal profession mean we also have an outstanding track-record of finding students legal employment.Many employers favour GDL students in an increasingly competitive legal job market. Through studying another degree subject, you will have gained many transferable skills. By taking the conversion route into law, you are showing motivation and determination by choosing law at a later stage than some others. This looks good to employers.

    If you are changing direction after starting in another career area, you will possess valuable work experience and professional awareness. Many employers actively seek candidates with these benefits. Our network of contacts, a dedicated employability service and a reputation in the legal profession mean we also have an outstanding track-record of finding students legal employment.Many employers favour GDL students in an increasingly competitive legal job market. Through studying another degree subject, you will have gained many transferable skills. By taking the conversion route into law, you are showing motivation and determination by choosing law at a later stage than some others. This looks good to employers.

    Course Outline

    This is a 3 year program for most students at full time.

    You’ll begin by studying concepts common to almost all expressions of digital media, laying a solid groundwork for your advanced modules. You’ll also be able to specialise your degree path with optional modules which suit your interests and ambitions.

    In your final year you’ll undergo work placement as well as taking a few highly specialised modules and completing a major Digital Media Project which plays to your special areas of interest.

    Year 1

    Core Modules:

    • Software Studies
    • Online Video Production
    • Digital Methods 1
    • Digital Images
    • Basic Web Design

    Optional Modules

    • Introduction to Digital Media
    • Languages for All

    Year 2

    Core Modules:

    • Strategic Digital Communication
    • Digital Methods 2
    • Digital Cultures
    • Career Preparation
    • Advanced Web Design

    Optional Modules

    • Politics and the Media
    • Mobile App Design
    • Connectivities

    Year 3

    Core Modules:

    • Digital Project
    • Digital Project Management

    Optional Modules

    • Work Placement
    • Multimedia Journalism
    • Internet, Democracy and Society
    • Extended Essay

    Learning And Teaching

    Roehampton has long been praised for the quality of their education and the success of their students. This is largely due to 4 key learning and teaching techniques common to every program they offer:

    • Personal Tutors – you’ll be assigned as your personal tutor.
    • Study Skills Support – assistance with adapting to university methods.
    • Library and Research Support – learning research skills from dedicated librarians
    • Online study resources – 24/7 access to courses, revision tips and more.

    Career Possibilities

    The University of Roehampton’s Digital Media BA degree is heavily employment-oriented. You’ll have a range of skills including social media management, web and app design, multimedia design, interactive storytelling, content creation and A/V production for digital channels. Graduates often become Digital Project Managers, UX Designers, Digital Assets Curators, Online PT Managers, Social Media Content Managers, Web Designers, Digital communications Managers or take up any of a rage of similar roles.

    Entry & Credit

    Successful completion will result in a 3 year BA degree.

    Applicants must typically have achieved 112 UCAS tariff points, or the international equivalent. Beyond that, a wide range of qualifications are accepted.

    All classes are taught in English, and international students will be required to show proficiency in English by scoring well on an approved test.

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