University of Westminster

Course Introduction

This new course reflects radical changes in the media ecosystem, characterised by digital convergence and the rise of social media which creates new job opportunities beyond traditional careers. The course is designed for humanities'oriented students wishing to pursue a career as creative entrepreneurs and content producers for the expanding digital and social media sector. You will be taught by internationally renowned academics as well as practitioners with various professional backgrounds.

Course Modules

During your first year you will study core modules covering five key areas – internet cultures, introduction to web production and design, intermediate web production and design, media and society, and media and globalisation – as well as an elective module from undergraduate courses across the University. In Year 2, core modules focus on theories of media and communication, advanced web production and design, researching media and production, and design for mobile platforms. There are three option modules covering creativity, information society, and cultural industries and media markets; you can choose to study two of these, or one of these and an elective module. In your final year, the core modules are your dissertation, your digital media production project, and professional experience. There are two option modules covering media policy and regulation, and transforming audiences; you can choose to study both of these, or one of these and an elective module.

Start Date:

09/2018

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
3 years
Full Time
Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons) £9,250 Home Fees
3 years
Full Time
Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons) £12,750 Overseas Fees