Taught course

Computing with Digital Media

University of Sussex · School of Engineering and Informatics

Entry requirements

You should have a lower second-class (2.2) undergraduate honours degree or above.

You are suited to this course if you have a qualification in computer science, mathematics or the natural sciences, or if you have a media degree and can demonstrate practical computing knowledge. You may also be considered for the course if you have other professional qualifications or experience of equivalent standing.

Months of entry


Course content

Create digital content, make it work in an interactive environment and distribute it over diverse networks.

You’ll work in an intellectually stimulating environment. Our research ranges from computer science to digital media to e-business. You’ll learn to:

  • create and manipulate digital video
  • build web-based distributed multimedia applications
  • produce computer-generated animations
  • develop interactive virtual environments.

Throughout the course, we emphasise the need to adopt a human-centred approach.

This courses is for you if you want to develop a career in the IT industry, research or academia. The course is supported by the Media Technology Laboratory, which provides:

  • state-of-the-art digital facilities
  • software development tools
  • multimedia content creation tools
  • studio facilities and professional video-editing systems.

The Laboratory enables you to undertake practical work assignments using facilities that you would find in the modern digital media industry.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

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