Taught course

Digital Media Design (Online Distance Learning)

University of Edinburgh · Edinburgh College of Art

Entry requirements

A UK 2:1 honours degree or its international equivalent. The subject discipline is not as important as aptitude and commitment to study in this area. We may also consider your application if you have equivalent professional experience (especially continuing professional development); please contact us to check before you apply.

Months of entry


Course content

This innovative programme offers the best of studio-based design learning in an online context.

You will work together, and with colleagues located on campus in Edinburgh, to realise imaginative design outcomes and acquire wide skills in digital visual and audio techniques.

You will investigate practice contexts for application across the arts, entertainment, performance and industry. You will also probe the social, cultural and commercial implications of such developments.

The programme addresses the needs of practitioners, managers, decision-makers and educators who want to be informed by first-hand knowledge of the technical possibilities of digital technology and an awareness of social, cultural and business contexts.

Information for international students

English language requirements apply.

For more information visit the international page.

Fees and funding

Funding is available.

Learn more at the fees and funding page.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
24-72 months
12-72 months

Course contact details

Postgraduate Office
+44 (0)131 650 4086