Digital Media study in the UK

Digital Media in the UK

Career options, entry requirements and rankings for Digital Media.

UK Digital Media Courses

Introduction to Digital Media

A Digital Media course at a UK university will allow you to develop the practical and theoretical skills needed to design and produce media products in the areas of film, animation, TV, games and web. State of the art facilities will give you access to TV, music and editing suites, photography studios, as well as industry standard tools such as Adobe, Apple and Autodesk.

Digital Media programmes are often part of a larger media degree and whether you are interested in game design, web development, 3D Graphics or digital image modelling, there is a role to be found in this varied and fulfilling industry. Many courses offer four-year sandwich degrees, in which a work placement offers valuable on the job experience.

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Digital Media modules can include digital media technologies, graphic design for digital media, critical analysis, photography, web-based media and applications and social impact of digital media. This is addition to learning vital web development tools such as HTML, CSS and JavaScript, and new media applications such as Android App Inventor and WordPress.

Careers in Digital Media

Graduates can choose from a wide choice of Digital Media careers within the commercial and public sector. The skills you acquired from your degree can be adapted to a number of different careers including design, marketing, content, web development, digital research, audio design and post production and graphics.

A Digital Media degree provides you with skills that are in demand across the media sector, and employers range from digital media agencies to large businesses, particularly in web, marketing and communication departments.

Digital Media Entry Requirements

  • Typical International Baccalaureate requirements: 28 points.
  • Typical IELTS requirements: 6.0 overall, with no lower than 5.5 in any one component.
IELTS Preparation Classes

If you need to improve your IELTS score ahead of beginning a Digital Media degree, sign up for our flexible part-time IELTS classes in central London today.

Please note that entry requirements vary for each UK university.

Where can I study Digital Media in the UK?

To learn more about the best Digital Media courses in the UK, find details on the top ranking Media and Communications universities in the Complete University Guide 2017 below:


  1. Newcastle University
  2. Loughborough University
  3. Lancaster University
  4. University of Sheffield
  5. University of Leeds
  6. University of Nottingham
  7. University of Warwick
  8. Cardiff University
  9. City University London
  10. University of Surrey
  11. SAE Institute

How SI-UK can help with your application

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