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Digital Design

De Montfort University

M.A. On Campus
12 months
Duration
14100 GBP/year
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About

The future of the design industry lies in advancing technology and emerging digital techniques. Whether your creative specialism lies in media, products, interiors, exhibitions, fashion or branding and marketing, on this Digital Design course at De Montfort University you will explore and embrace digital and computer related technologies in your field. 

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Overview

Key features of the Digital Design course at De Montfort University

  • Expand your horizons by exploring your chosen area of design from a digital perspective, giving you specialist skills in demand by the industry.
  • Join a community that is working together to co-design new ways of thinking to redefine the future of creative practice. 
  • We will prepare you to enter the creative industries at a high level of responsibility or to start your own business as a creative entrepreneur.
  • You will be exposed to the latest digital technologies with opportunities to work on live research and commercial projects for companies such as Caterpillar and Sainsbury’s.
  • The award-winning Vijay Patel Building provides both the space to foster creative thinking as well as top-class facilities, with a suite of devices and industry software and hardware for app development.
  • You will learn from an expert teaching team, who are all active in their own field, and benefit from the insights of visiting lecturers involved in world-class research.

Graduate careers

Many of our graduates have landed roles as digital designers, senior web designers, app designers, and multimedia production directors and have gone on to work for companies including Accenture and Felinesoft. Other graduates use the skills they developed on this course to launch their own freelance businesses or have won enterprise awards enabling them to set up their new business in the university’s Innovation Centre. 

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

More details

January (full-time only)

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

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