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Digital Creative Media, M.Sc.

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    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
London, United Kingdom
This Digital Creative Media programme conducted at Loughborough University London is aimed at building your knowledge and developing expertise in a range of digital creative media topics, to be able to help understand, design and develop creative media applications which are growing in popularity including smart phone applications.


User interaction techniques with human perception and quality of users’ experience assessment methods are also included in the programme. Specific modules dedicated to gaming technologies, 3D media processing and users’ perception evaluation, creative media context and practices are taught by the leading experts in the area. You will also benefit from experience in 3D creative media and studio environments first-hand, all of which will provide a unique opportunity to engage with advanced research motivated problems in the exciting topics related to digital creative media.

Programme Aims:
  • Develop students’ knowledge and expertise in multimedia signal capturing, rendering, coding, processing, and adaptation through practical application analysing and evaluating problems and responding to challenges in real time.
  • Develop students’ critical thinking to assess the development, evaluation and implementation of high-end home and low-end mobile media applications in response to addressing real world problems/opportunities.
  • Develop students’ critical thinking to assess media applications through user interaction techniques, human perception and quality of experience assessment methods.
  • Use action-based learning to provide individuals and teams with employment skills essential to the digital/tech industry.
Programme Structure:
To complete the MSc Digital Creative Media from Loughborough University London students must complete 8 x 15 credit modules. Students must also choose and complete 4 of the 6 optional modules. Students will pick a second subject from the list of nominated second subject modules offered by the other Institutes in the first semester. All students must complete a Dissertation worth 60 credits.
Career Prospects:
Graduating from this programme will provide students with job opportunities in media technologies and creative industries (e.g., studios, film and music makers), broadcasters as well as communication industries and service providers. Graduates will also have the knowledge required to enter a wide research field related to creative media including their design and applications.Graduates will also have the opportunity to enhance their knowledge and career prospects further by undertaking an MRes or PhD programme.

Programme Structure

Compulsory Modules:
  • Collaborative Project
  • Media and Creative Industries: Context and Practices,
  • Second Subject Module
  • Dissertation
  • Media Design and Production.
Optional Modules:
  • Media Processing and Coding
  • Advanced 3D User Environments
  • Internet of Things and Applications
  • Introduction to Programming and MatLab
  • Media Cloud Applications and Services
  • Creative Industries in a Global Perspective
  • Gaming Technologies and Systems
Second Subject Modules
  • Design Thinking
  • Media and Creative Industries: Critical Perspectives
  • Principles of Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management
  • Business Model Development
  • Introduction to Diplomacy
  • Sports Media and Marketing

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    • Full-time duration 12 months
    • Average part-time duration 48 months
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Duration description

      up to 4 years

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: Lower Second Class

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to Lower Second Class on the UK Honour scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on the UK Honour scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • An honours degree (2:2 or above), or an equivalent overseas qualification recognised by Loughborough University in electronics, computing, physics, mathematics or a related discipline.
  • English Language requirements: IELTS 6.5 overall, with a minimum of 6.0 in each subtest (Reading, Listening, Writing and Speaking) or equivalent.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    22656 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 22650 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9996 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10000 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for London

  • 1137 - 2160 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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