• Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration

Overview

Reasons to study Digital Arts MA at De Montfort University:

  • Students are able to develop their own digital arts specialism whilst gaining a multi-disciplinary understanding and experience of digital arts practice. Students are encouraged to take risks and innovate to develop truly extraordinary work
  • The programme has close links with regional, national and international digital arts practitioners, networks and organisations
  • Students have exposure to and interaction with a dedicated team of digital arts practitioners and research-active academics in both hands-on, collaborative workshops and visiting lectures
  • Practical modules prepare students for the professional world of Digital Arts practice by challenging them to experiment with new technologies in both collaborative and independent capacities
  • Seminar and research methods modules enable students to be active contributors to discussion of contemporary issues in the field of Digital Arts
  • The programme draws on the resources and expertise of both the Faculty of Arts, Design and Humanities and the Faculty of Technology
  • The new Vijay Patel building has been designed to provide the space and facilities where ideas can develop and flourish for all of our art and design courses

Careers

Employability is achieved through teaching and learning methods and assessment formats that mirror real-world professional briefs, as well as a professional practice module. The degree supports a range of contemporary career choices including visual art, digital arts curation, game art, virtual environments, interactive art, holographic imagery, web content development, music technology and digital performance.

Graduates have the skills relevant to a fast-changing workplace, and understand their role and value within that environment, enabling them to enhance the culture and economy of the region as well as nationally, and internationally.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Research Methods for Creative Practice
  • Digital Technologies for Arts Practice A/Digital Technologies for Arts Practice
  • Digital Arts Seminar
  • Professional Practice Workshop
  • Digital Arts Practice A/Digital Arts Practice

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
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Duration description

      Not available to international students. 

  • 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.

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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

  • You should have the equivalent or above of a 2:2 or above UK bachelor’s honours degree in Digital Arts or a related subject, such as Music Technology, Fine Art, or Performing Arts.
  • If you have other professional qualifications and industry experience, we will consider your application on an individual basis.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13600 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13600 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    5300 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5300 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
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  • UK/EU: £422 per 15 credits (part-time) per year.

Living costs for Leicester

  • 751 - 1430 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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