Taught course

Digital Media Arts

University of Brighton · School of Arts

Entry requirements

The standard entry requirement for MA applicants is to have completed a BA Degree in art, design and architecture or a related discipline. However given the nature of the course it is anticipated that students from a variety of backgrounds, will apply. For example practitioners with substantial professional digital media experience but inappropriate academic qualifications, students from overseas who may not have an equivalent to UK degree. In this case, acknowledgement of prior learning or (experimental) learning will be considered. For non-native speakers of English: IELTS 6.0 overall, 6.0 in writing is also required.

Months of entry


Course content

The MA in Digital Media Arts is delivered at the University of Brighton and at the Lighthouse Arts & Training. Work at Lighthouse bridges the arts, education and industry sectors, bringing together professional and cultural organisations and individuals, not only across the region but internationally.

The course has been developed in the context of Brighton's status as one of the main centres of the media economy. It provides the production skills, and develops the individual approaches and bodies of work, required for success in this fast-moving, competitive industry, as well as exploring the increasingly important areas of education and convergence.

Information for international students

International students can thrive on the MA Digital Media Arts thanks to the creative nature, depth and richness of the subject area and the vibrant and cultural atmosphere of living in Brighton. Students from this course go onto to obtain successful careers in the creative industries both nationally and internationally.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
24 months


part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Sue Gollifer
+44 (0)1273 643042