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About

The Digital and Interactive Storytelling Lab degree offered at the University of Westminster delivers industry-level professional expertise in visual communication from photography to cinema journalism, interactive narratives and apps for change. 

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Overview

The Digital and Interactive Storytelling Lab degree offered at the University of Westminster prepares you for a range of industries, present and future, as entrepreneurial content creators, mobile and platform producers, cinema and video journalists, interactive factual narratives, social marketers, and project managers.

Digital and Interactive Storytelling Lab MA is a new and innovative course, designed for digital storytellers and shaped like a media LAB. This means that during the course you will be able to produce a wide range of digital-first work for multi-platform story formats. Your work will be underpinned with academic research, theories and expertise on mobile platforms, and digital interactive communication.

You’ll be involved in creating content that extends beyond current ideas in multimedia and online productions – our aim is to advance storytelling. We recognise how competitive the job market currently is, therefore this Master's has been created to develop your skills and knowledge in a way that will enhance your career.

Career Path  

  • The course is mainly geared at giving you the right support and methodology to develop your interactive project during the course. The critical awareness and the iterative methodology that you will gain will then serve you to remain competitive in the digital creative industries you might enter in the future, regardless of the technologies they use.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Digital and Interactive Storytelling Core
  • Ideas and Concepts in Digital and Interactive Storytelling
  • Creativity, Design and Platforms
  • The Business of Digital and Interactive Storytelling 
  • Major Project

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class
Lower Second Class (recommended)

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A minimum of an upper second class honours degree (2:1) or a lower second class honours degree (2:2) and substantial relevant work experience in an area of digital, journalism, photography, design, interactivity or visual media. 
  • Students with other first degrees will be considered, but will be required to show evidence that they possess some knowledge of, and a practice in digital storytelling or design. 
  • Applicants will either be interviewed, set an assignment or request to submit a portfolio. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17000 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    8500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8500 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for London

1137 - 2157 GBP /month
Living costs

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

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.

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