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MA in Digital Media

Swansea University
1-3 years
Full time/part time
Master's degree
Scholarships available
On campus
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Program description

MA in Digital Media

The MA in Digital Media explores the colourful past, present and future of digital media.

Ideal for recent graduates or current professionals, this course offers a fresh contemporary angle on the biggest societal issues of today, drawing upon our expertise in media and communication studies.

You will explore the business and politics of digital media with leading academics, combining theoretical and applied perspectives to give a robust framework for understanding contemporary debates.

Also covered are academic trends within the study of digital media and technology, and the common research methodologies appropriate in the field, and highly desired by employers.

This course is also available in Part time basis with 2-3 years duration.

Admission requirements

The typical entry requirement is a first degree in a relevant discipline, normally a lower second (average 55 per cent) or above or equivalent. Overseas students are expected to possess an IELTS score of 6.5

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Program content

Year 1 (Level 7 PGT)

Optional Modules

  • The Digital Revolution
  • The Digital Edge: Contemporary Issues and Trends
  • MA Project and Dissertation Preparation
  • The Business and Politics of Digital Media
  • Global Media
  • Comparative Journalism
  • Digital War
  • Professional and Promotional Writing
  • Mobile Technology Practice
  • Visual Communication and Media Design
  • Digital Journalism Portfolio
  • PR, Branding and Promotion
  • Dissertation or Project

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the university website for more information.

Tuition fees


  • Full Time: £7,900 per year
  • 2 Year Part Time: £3,950 per year
  • 3 Year Part Time: £2,600 per year


  • Full Time: £15,700 per year
  • 2 Year Part Time: £7,850 per year
  • 3 Year Part Time: £5,250 per year

Career opportunities

Digital Media Employment Opportunities

Graduates from this course enter creative digital media industries including,

  • journalism
  • publicity
  • broadcasting
  • marketing.

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Swansea University

Swansea University

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Swansea University

Singleton Park
SA2 8PP Swansea
United Kingdom

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