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About

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. 

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Overview

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 included:

  • 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
  • Digital War
  • Professional and Promotional Writing

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

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 (required)
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

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).
6.5 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated 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.
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The typical entry requirement is a first degree in a relevant discipline, 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

    14800 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14800 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    7400 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7400 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.

Part time

  • UK-EU £ 3,700
  • International £ 7,400

Funding

Check the official programme website for information about funding options.

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