The MA in Digital Media course is designed to enable students to develop the creative, technical and academic skills needed to meet the demands of a growing new media industry where one million vacancies are expected in the digital sector within the next decade in the UK.
Students will receive an intensive grounding in Digital Media via a combination of lectures, practical workshops and seminars including the topics of digital content creation, reaching new media audiences and the law regarding social media and the internet.
During term two students will concentrate on exploring digital media techniques including creating content for the web, advanced digital video techniques, apps and creative programming.
Students will also be learning project management and marketing skills and the importance of using new media skills in PR. Term 3 students will concentrate for their dissertation on managing a digital media project that could take the form of, for instance, an advertising campaign, PR campaign, interactive DVD or website design project.