Taught course

Interactive Media Practice

Institution
University of Westminster · PG Creative Practice and Art Theory
Qualifications
MA

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Entry requirements

A minimum of an upper second class honours degree (2:1) or a lower second class honours degree (2:2) in a relevant degree or with relevant experience.

Months of entry

September

Course content

The Interactive Media Practice Master's programme is fully designed to reflect the needs of contemporary interactive media industries, bringing together creative technologies, interactivity and design practices within digital cultures with the user in mind.

It combines a wide range of digital creative technologies primarily combining digital literacies design, technology and interaction, through user-centred design for commercial outputs to an industry standard.

This course places the user at the centre of the experience and focuses on design and content creation in areas such as mobile app development, wearables, games, rich media websites, interactive guides and installations, immersive VR, next generation advertising and virtual and augmented reality systems, through to social media powerful eMarketing and entrepreneurship through innovation protocol.

The Interactive Media Practice degree offers an ideal underpinning for those seeking employment in the digital media industries, which increasingly require people who work with technology from a creative perspective. This is the course that will create the next generation of interactive media talent who are both enterprising and creative.

Our approach on the course is implemented through hackathon culture as seen in technology start-up sectors, where cross collaboration through interdisciplinary approach is very welcomed. Students are encouraged to apply from design, non-programming or non-technical backgrounds as well as technical backgrounds.

Westminster is a leading provider in this academic discipline and is ranked 1st in the UK in the Complete University Guide 2022 for Research Quality in Art and Design. The University is also ranked top 10 among UK institutions for Communication and Media Studies in the QS World University Rankings 2021 and ranked 4th in the UK in the Complete University Guide 2022 for Research Quality in Communication and Media Studies.

Information for international students

If your first language is not English you should have an IELTS 6.5 with 6.0 in writing and speaking.

Fees and funding

UK students
£10,500
International students
£17,000

This course is eligible for an alumni discount. Find out if you are eligible and how to apply by visiting our Alumni discounts page. As well as tuition fee loans, there is a range of funding available to help you fund your studies.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Name
Course Enquiries Team
Email
course-enquiries@westminster.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)20 7915 5511