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BSc (Hons) Digital Media

University of Portsmouth
3-4 years
Full time
Bachelor's degree
Scholarships available
On campus
Portsmouth
English
September 2021

Program description

BSc (Hons) Digital Media

If you want to augment your creativity with the digital skills to bring them to life as a digital designer or developer, this is the course for you.

On our BSc (Hons) Digital Media degree course, you’ll get a deep understanding of digital media and learn to create exciting experiences for web, mobile, virtual reality, game engines and emerging technologies.

After the course, you’ll be able to take on roles across any industry as a mobile developer or digital designer, or work in areas such as marketing and project management.

Admission requirements

Typical offers

  • A levels – BBC–BCC
  • UCAS points – 104–112 points to include a minimum of 2 A levels, or equivalent (calculate your UCAS points)
  • BTECs (Extended Diplomas) – DMM
  • International Baccalaureate – 25

English language requirements

  • English language proficiency at a minimum of IELTS band 6.0 with no component score below 5.5.

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website.


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Program content

Year 1

Core modules in this year include:

  • Agile Project Management and Team Working
  • Digital Culture and Creative Industries
  • Introduction To Computer Graphics
  • Programming Fundamentals
  • Responsive Design and Development
  • User Experience Design

Year 2

Core modules in this year include:

  • Creative and Critical Research Design
  • Data Visualisation
  • Mobile Application Development
  • Rich Media Website Delivery

Year 3

Core modules in this year include:

  • Client-led Project
  • Final Year Project

Scholarships & funding

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

Program delivery

Duration

  • 3 years full-time
  • 4 years sandwich with work placement

Tuition fees

  • UK/EU/Channel Islands and Isle of Man students: £9,250 per year
  • International students: £16,300 per year

Qualification

On this Digital Media degree course, you'll:

  • Learn on a course we've developed with the industry, giving you the most up-to-date knowledge, skills and techniques
  • Broaden your knowledge and get a valuable grounding in interface systems, user experience, and web, mobile and VR development
  • Get to grips with the latest tech, including augmented and virtual reality applications, and game engines, making you a valuable expert in the latest digital media
  • Pair creative theory with technical ability by learning to use professional tools such as the Adobe Creative Suite to design interactive applications, graphics, audio and video
  • Use software including Photoshop, Illustrator, Adobe After Effects, Premiere Pro and Adobe Animate
  • Choose from module options to tailor your career towards Digital Design, Emerging Technologies, or a combination of both
  • Develop a portfolio and CV to impress employers, and take opportunities to study for industry certifications in professional tools
  • Experiment with combining different technologies to create innovative user experiences
  • Engage in large-scale, client-based projects with external companies

Career opportunities

You’ll graduate with the up-to-date skills and knowledge to compete in the digital media industry. You’ll be able to take many roles across the digital creative industries.

What jobs can you do with a Digital Media degree?

Roles our graduates have gone on to include:

  • UX and UI designer
  • Graphics and digital designer
  • Software design engineer
  • Web developer
  • Digital content editor
  • Mobile developer

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About this institute

University of Portsmouth

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Why study at University of Portsmouth

Portsmouth is consistently within the top-ranked institutions in the UK for student satisfaction, which is reflected in the teaching quality, but also the experience that students enjoy with us.

Students can live a few minutes' walk away from their faculty buildings on campus, with only a 5-10 min walk to the seaside.

The cost of living and accommodation in Portsmouth are significantly lower than in the larger cities in the UK, meaning you'll be able to live more comfortably here. The city is so compact that you don't need to take any public transport and most students/lecturers get around by bike.

The city has a population of around 200,000 and over 10% of this is made up of our student population. We have 5,000 students from overseas on campus.

Contact info

University of Portsmouth

Winston Churchill Avenue
PO1 2UP Portsmouth Hampshire
United Kingdom

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www.port.ac.uk

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