Taught course

Social and Digital Media

London South Bank University · Business, Computing and Information Management

Entry requirements

Although applicants normally require a first degree (usually at least a 2:2) or a Higher National Diploma in a relevant subject and a minimum of three years postqualification experience in a relevant field to undertake postgraduate study here we recognise that many people have a wealth of valuable skills and knowledge they've developed at work or through training. If candidates have the potential to succeed in postgraduate or post-experience studies we'll consider their application on its individual merit. Applications may be considered where candidates demonstrate a combination of educational qualifications and work experience.

Months of entry


Course content

This course will prepare you for a career in digital media management, working with resources such as social media, blogs and content management systems, emphasis is given to existing and emerging theory transitioning into developing practical solutions within the digital and social media context.

The course explores a wide range of Media Formats, Editing/Formatting techniques and tools within the context of current Digital Media market requirements. As a graduate of this course you'll be prepared to work within the area of digital media, in roles such as Digital Media Specialist, Development Editor, and Web Content Editor/Manager.

Distinctive features of the course:

Provides a balance between social media technologies and digital media subjects with a special focus on digital publishing and publishing architectures.
Addresses latest IT trends including e-Business applications and mobile technologies.
Allows 'practitioner entry' for those who have had considerable industrial experience in relevant field and are able to demonstrate an ability to work at the master's level.

Information for international students

You must have an English language qualification before starting a programme of study at London South Bank University. Acceptable qualifications include IELTS Level 6.5 or TOEFL 580. See: www.lsbu.ac.uk/international/englishRequirement

Fees and funding

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Qualification and course duration


full time
15 months

Course contact details

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