• Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration

About

The Digital Media Practice (Advertising, Marketing and Branding Design) programme at  The University of Winchester builds your theoretical understanding within the context of honing practical skills in a range of specialist careers. Develop new ideas and theories through your engagement with several live client projects, which may culminate in the real-time release of output through different media platforms.

Your practical work is supported and enhanced through masterclasses, seminars, discussions, workshops, tutorials and self-directed study, and work in professional contexts. Partnerships with professional practitioners and bodies give you the starting point to develop your own network of professional contacts. There is a dedicated, fully equipped digital design studio, with practitioner-based lecturers on hand to support you.

Careers

Graduates pursue careers in the digital media industry as lead designers, design researchers, account directors, content writers and creative producers.

Programme Structure

Courses include

  • Digital Media Principles
  • Design Practice
  • Emerging Media - Student Directed Project
  • Research Proposal
  • Digital Media Practice Independent Study - Project or Dissertation
  • Marketing Communication
  • Brand Design and Strategy

            Detailed Programme Facts

            • Programme intensity

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

              Full-time
              • Full-time duration 12 months
              Part-time
              • Average part-time duration 24 months
            • Credits
              180 alternative credits
            • Languages
              • English
            • Delivery mode
              On Campus
            • More information Go to the programme website

            English Language Requirements

            You need the following IELTS score:

            • Minimum required score:

              6

              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.

              Schedule IELTS

              Studyportals Tip: The UK government has confirmed new English-language testing requirements for visa and immigration purposes. Learn more

            Academic Requirements

            You need the following GPA score:

            Required score: First Class

            Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to First 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).

            • This course is open to those interested in pursuing a career within the digital media industry. Normally a first or second-class Honours degree or professional experience in the area of study is required. Applicants are asked to submit a portfolio of relevant work along with a short written statement outlining the relevance of the programme to their previous experience.
            • If English is not your first language: IELTS 6.0 overall with a minimum of 5.5 in writing or equivalent

            Tuition Fee

            • International

              12950 GBP/year
              Tuition Fee
              Based on the original amount of 12950 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
            • EU/EEA

              6900 GBP/year
              Tuition Fee
              Based on the original amount of 6900 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
            We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
            • EU/EEA part-time: £3,450 
            • International part-time: £6,745 

            Living costs for Winchester

            • 660 - 1140 GBP/month
              Living Costs

            The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

            Funding

            We have a variety of scholarship and bursaries available to support you financially with the cost of your course.

            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.

            The Global Study Awards: get funded with up to £10,000 to study abroad

            Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, Studyportals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.

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