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Digital Arts

De Montfort University

M.A. On Campus
12 months
14100 GBP/year
8100 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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Develop innovative work through an exciting Digital Arts programme at De Montfort University fusing arts and technology practice.

Visit the official programme website for more information


Reasons to study Digital Arts  programme 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


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
  • Major Project

Key information


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

Start dates & application deadlines




180 alternative credits


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

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).

Other requirements

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.

Interview and Portfolio

  • Applicants with relevant qualifications should submit a portfolio of work (please see our Digital Arts MA application portfolio advice for full details). Overseas applicants will be invited to send samples of their work.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14100 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14100 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    8100 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8100 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • UK/EU: £4,050 (part-time) per year


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