London Metropolitan University

Course Introduction

This course will enable you to take advantage of the dramatic rise in career opportunities within the digital media sector. You will 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 are 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.

You will 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 and mobile communications and new media ownership. You will 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.

As a graduate of our Digital Media MA, you'll be well suited to work in: web design, user experience design, interactive media production, digital video production, new media project management and account handling, consultancy and policy advice in the area of digital media and communication technology, social media management, digital media strategy, training and research in related fields, electronic publishing, online journalism and broadcasting, administration, management and research in digital media, digital advertising and marketing and digital information industries.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
1 year
Full Time
MA - Master of Arts £8,600 Home Fees
1 year
Full Time
MA - Master of Arts £8,600 European Fees
1 year
Full Time
MA - Master of Arts £12,890 Overseas Fees
2 years
Part Time
MA - Master of Arts Home Fees
2 years
Part Time
MA - Master of Arts European Fees
2 years
Part Time
MA - Master of Arts Overseas Fees

Qualifications required:

  • Domestic entry requirements: Students will be required to have a good honours degree (or equivalent). If students have a lower qualification grade but substantial relevant experience in the design, media or communications industries they're still encouraged to apply. Students will be asked to provide a written summary of their work history demonstrating its relationship to the aims of the course.
  • International entry requirements: Students 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.