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Digital Media Arts

University of Hertfordshire

M.A. On Campus
12 months
Duration
13500 GBP/year
8925 GBP/year
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About

The Digital Media Arts programme, offered by University of Hertfordshire, provides an opportunity to study one or more digital specialisms including video, kinetics, animation, sound, games, photography, social and interactive media.

Overview

About the course

  • Experiment and explore emerging technologies and develop innovative and effective combinations of practices and media.
  • Develop high-level skills in your chosen specialisms or areas of interest supported by expert tutors.
  • Project-based work where the emphasis is on the creative, informed application of new technologies and devices to produce compelling user experiences.
  • You will be able to produce a substantial self-initiated digital media project supported by excellent resources and expertise.

Why choose this course?

The Digital Media Arts programme, offered by University of Hertfordshire, award allows students to gain practical experience and knowledge of the ways that a range of contemporary digital media are produced and used, both alone and in combination. 

Working in one or more specialisms which can include video, kinetics, animation, games, photography, social and interactive media, students are encouraged to experiment with combinations of media through digital ‘sketches’ and then, through developing more extended works informed by their individual interests, to pursue a substantial, practical enquiry into an original creative application of digital media in a major project.

Students typically explore areas such as interactive advertising, responsive objects and environments, networked information and social-media systems, interactive video, live performance technology and digital art installations.

Careers

Interactive Advertising production, Digital strategists, Multimedia producers for TV and Radio, Media designers for Museums and public information systems, Games developers, VJ for live performances, Digital Activism, User Experience innovators, digital entrepreneurs.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Creative Economies 
  • Major Study: Digital Media Arts 
  • Research and Enquiry 
  • Practice: Media 
  • Media Discourses

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Lower Second Class

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
79
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants should have an honours degree (2:2 or above) or equivalent professional experience in a digital media area or a strong interest in one or more areas of digital media combined with an honours degree (2:2 or above) in an unrelated area. Accreditation of professional experience may be possible for practitioners without a first degree.
  • With your application, please supply a link to an online portfolio of digital media work. Your portfolio should show evidence of creativity and innovation in one or more of the subject areas covered by this course. We also require a personal statement explaining why you want to study Digital Media Arts at Masters level and what you hope to gain from doing the course.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13500 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    8925 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8925 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.

Part time:

  • UK/EU Students: £745 per 15 credits
  • International Students: £1125 per 15 credits

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Due for update

Updated over a year ago

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Digital Media Arts
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