Digital Media BSc

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Why Study BSc(Hons) Digital Media?

A range of design principles and delivery technologies underpins all digital media whether these are movies and music, print and broadcast, or commerce and interactive entertainment. The growth of digital media uses range from in-car to screen-less interaction, from urban social networks to mobile commerce in the developing world.

Why Study Our Course?

Accredited by the British Computing Society, this course introduces you to the design contexts and development opportunities in use and on the horizon for digital media creation and delivery. You will learn the fundamentals of development - from programming, web technologies and design and visualisation techniques, to rich media creation, multi-platform deployment, physical-computing, testing and project management. You will develop a strong grounding in industry standard processes, technologies and their application. You will also learn about the art and science of communication while developing an understanding of the ethical, commercial and legal environment in which the industry operates.

Real World Experience

To enhance your professional skills and experience, you will start building your portfolio by working on live briefs with local businesses from day one. You can improve your industry knowledge and contacts at networking evenings with regional businesses, and presentations by visiting professionals. And where possible, we arrange for industry software developers to come in and run student projects.

Where It Can Take You

On graduation, career opportunities are available in large corporations to smaller entrepreneurial start-ups. Working at all stages of content creation, options range from project management and client handling, to information architecture, creative software and web development.