London Metropolitan University

Course Introduction

Why study this course?

Our Digital Media MA course will enable you to take advantage of the dramatic rise in career opportunities within the digital media sector. You?ll learn skills in interactive media content creation, interactive design, digital media production, social media management, digital media project management and much more.

You might be an experienced professional from the design, media, public relations or marketing sectors who's looking for a career change or promotion. You could be a graduate who would like to progress towards research and PhD studies. Or maybe you?re simply someone who has an interest in digital media. Whatever your background or future ambitions, our professionally-oriented course will help you work towards your goal.

In the most recent Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE) survey, 100% of all 2017 graduates from this course were in work or further study within six months.

More about this course

As the interactive media industry reaches its maturity, employers are searching for qualified professionals with a diverse range of skills and knowledge. Our master?s course will help you develop the expertise employers are looking for.

What you'll study

You?ll study current topics in areas of design including:

interactive media

the internet and its applications

digital solutions for private industry and the public sector

usability design

effective digital media project management

digital audiences and audience research

social media management

digital media strategy

digital interactive television

mobile communications and new media ownership

You?ll develop skills in relevant multimedia software including Adobe Creative Cloud to ensure your practical skills are in line with the latest thinking and practices in digital media.

After the course

Our graduates have gone to work for companies including Red Bull Media House and Miniclip. There roles have included digital media producer, digital media manager, freelance graphic designer and junior account manager.

Start Date:

2020-SEP-21. 2020-SEP-21.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
1 year
Full Time
MA - Master of Arts £8,950 Home Fees
1 year
Full Time
MA - Master of Arts £13,250 Overseas Fees
1 year
Full Time
MA - Master of Arts £8,950 European Fees
2 years
Part Time
MA - Master of Arts Home Fees
2 years
Part Time
MA - Master of Arts Overseas Fees
2 years
Part Time
MA - Master of Arts European Fees

Qualifications required:

  • Domestic entry requirements: You will be required to have: a good honours degree (or equivalent) If you have a lower qualification grade but substantial relevant experience in the design, media or communications industries you're still encouraged to apply. You?ll be asked to provide a written summary of your work history demonstrating its relationship to the aims of the course.
  • International entry requirements: You will be required to have: a good honours degree (or equivalent) If you have a lower qualification grade but substantial relevant experience in the design, media or communications industries you're still encouraged to apply. You?ll be asked to provide a written summary of your work history demonstrating its relationship to the aims of the course. English Requirement - You need to have: overall academic IELTS score of 6.0 including Listening: 5.5, Reading: 5.5, Writing: 5.5, Speaking: 5.5; Pearson Test of English (PTE) Academic Component scores required: Listening: 51; Reading: 51; Writing: 51; Speaking: 51; Cambridge English - Certificate of Proficiency overall grade required: C. A certifying statement of results is also required.