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All programmes of study will be delivered in a dual way combining both online and face to face teaching as appropriate. Face to face teaching will be delivered in a blended format with no large lectures to begin with. Please visit our website for more information. The Digital Media programme is offered by Swansea University. 

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Overview

Ideal for recent graduates or current professionals, this Digital Media  course at  Swansea University offers a fresh contemporary angle on the biggest societal issues of today, drawing upon our expertise in media and communication studies. 

The MA in Digital Media explores the colourful past, present and future of digital media.

You will explore the business and politics of digital media with leading academics, combining theoretical and applied perspectives to give a robust framework for understanding contemporary debates. 

Also covered are academic trends within the study of digital media and technology, and the common research methodologies appropriate in the field, and highly desired by employers.

Career opportunities

You will develop excellent oral and professional writing skills, improving your abilities with digital media and learning to present ideas in a range of formats.

Graduates from this Digital Media course at  Swansea University enter creative digital media industries including journalism, publicity, broadcasting and marketing. 

Existing professionals gain or develop dynamic new media skills and earn qualifications to fuel their continuing professional development.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • The Digital Revolution
  • The Digital Edge: Contemporary Issues and Trends
  • MA Project and Dissertation Preparation
  • The Business and Politics of Digital Media
  • Global Media
  • Comparative Journalism

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Applicants are encouraged to apply by 31 July for entry in September, to ensure that vacancies are still available.

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
First Class (recommended)

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
88
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).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

The typical entry requirement is a first degree in any background, normally a lower second (average 55 per cent) or above or equivalent.  Overseas students are expected to possess an IELTS score of 6.5

Tuition Fee

  • International

    15700 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15700 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    7900 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7900 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.

Part-time (2 years) fees:

  • UK&EU students: £ 3,950
  • International students: £ 7,850
Part-time (3 years) fees:
  • UK&EU students: £ 2,650
  • International students: £ 5,250

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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