Taught course

Digital Media

Institution
University of Portsmouth · School of Creative Technologies
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

A good honours degree in relevant subject that demonstrates some experience and knowledge of computing and programming, or equivalent professional experience and/or qualifications.

English language proficiency at a minimum of IELTS band 6.5 with no component score below 6.0.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Overview
Do you want to use and develop your expertise in creative digital tech, to find a career in a creative industry? Our MSc Digital Media degree course will give you the skills you need to get ahead of the competition – in fields such as computer game development, video and audio production, and animation.
On this course, you'll get to unpack the theoretical, practical and technical aspects of media production and tailor your studies to your personal strengths and future career plans.
You'll use the latest equipment, design your own project and receive the support of expert tech staff on your path to becoming an expert in digital technologies.

What you'll experience
On this Digital Media degree course, you'll:
  • Get to grips with the latest software used by digital media professionals (including Dreamweaver, Flash, Photoshop, 3D Studio Max, Avid Media Composer, Cool Edit Pro, Adobe After Effects, Protools and Logic)
  • Have access to our TV studios, motion capture facilities, computer and multimedia laboratories, music studio, photographic studio and print and production workshops to build and test your digital creations
  • Work on client-based problems in order to develop your portfolio skills
  • Be supported by expert staff at the top of their game
Work experience and career planning
We'll help you to identify opportunities that will complement your studies.
When you finish the course, our Careers and Employability service can help you find a job that puts your skills to work in the international development field.
After you leave the University, you can get help, advice and support for up to 5 years from our Careers and Employability service as you advance in your career.

Careers and opportunities
From the internet and computer games, to mobile technologies and social media, digital consumerism continues to grow and develop, both in the UK and globally.
When you graduate from this course, your expertise in digital media production will place you in a strong position to explore a range of creative industry roles which incorporate the design and use of new media technologies.

What can you do with a Digital Media degree?
Career opportunities include:
  • Computer game development
  • Multimedia production
  • Animation
  • Graphics and video editing
  • Digital video film-making
  • Web design
  • Training applications development
  • Digital design

Fees and funding

UK students
Full time: £7,800* Part time: £2,600 *Tuition fee is subject to annual increase.
International students
Full time: £15,100* Part time: 5,030 * Fees are subject to annual increase.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    36 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Admissions Team
Email
admissions@port.ac.uk
Phone
023 9284 5566