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About

This exciting Digital Design course at the De Montfort University investigates how digital or computer-related technologies can be embraced and exploited by designers in any sector, from media, product and fashion design to interior and exhibition design. 

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Overview

Reasons to study the Digital Design MA at  De Montfort University :

  • The School of Design’s close-knit community of postgraduate students and staff creates a supportive learning environment for design students from around the world
  • You can explore areas of design, outside your undergraduate degree, from a digital perspective, expanding your knowledge and making you more employable
  • You will be exposed to the latest digital technologies including app and web design as well as social media. Previous students have helped create three apps for heritage organisations that are currently available on Apple App Store with another in development
  • You will work on actual live projects for external companies such as Caterpillar
  • You will learn from an expert teaching team, who are all active in their own field, and profit from visiting lecturers involved in world-class research
  • You will have benefit from top-class facilities with a host of specialist equipment, including a suite of devices for app development
  • 96.6% of DMU postgraduates are in full-time employment or further education within six months of completing their course
  • 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

You will have access to industry-standard software and hardware such as Adobe Creative Suite and Autodesk MAYA while working in a dynamic environment with ongoing digital design and multimedia research, and commercial projects. There are also opportunities to work on digital projects set by external companies and other organisations.

Graduate careers

Previous graduates have found employment as web and digital designers or set up their own freelance business. Two students won university enterprise awards enabling them to set up their new business in the university’s Innovation Centre. Alternatively, you can go on to pursue further research in the form of an MPhil or PhD qualificationwithin your specialist field of practice.

Other graduates are working as a senior web designer, app designer, multimedia production director, freelance multimedia designer, interface developer, graphic designer, digital product designer, interior designer and a digital marketing and branding executive.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Research Methods
  • Creative Digital Media Design
  • Creative Design Studio
  • Action Research Laboratory
  • Managing Business Web Presence
  • Business Planning for the Creative Entrepreneur
  • Museum and Exhibition Design

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

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • You should have the equivalent or above of a 2:2 UK bachelor’s honours degree in one of the following subjects: Digital Design, Multimedia Design, Animation, Visual Communications, Graphic Design, Interior Design, Product Design, Fashion Design, Computer Arts, Computer Technology, Digital Marketing or a related subject. If you have other professional qualifications and industry experience we will consider your application on an individual basis.

  • You must have a suitable portfolio of digital or visual communications work and some experience of using multimedia software tools such as Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator Flash, Dreamweaver, After Effects. Ideally, you will also have experience of using 3D software such as Autodesk MAYA or 3DMax. 

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

Funding

At DMU, we are committed to helping our graduates enhance their careers and personal development through further study.

  • Vice-Chancellor’s 2020 ScholarshipUp to 50 per cent of tuition fees offered to Home/EU DMU alumni for students who wish to continue their studies at DMU by enrolling on a Postgraduate taught course. For more information visit our Vice-Chancellor’s 2020 Scholarship page.
  • Vice-Chancellor's Sports Scholarship
Apply for the Vice-Chancellor's Sports Scholarship, worth up to £6,000.

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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