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UK Digital Media Courses

Develop your technical, creative and marketing skills and be prepared for a career in the booming digital media sector

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 film, animation, TV and games. 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 UK application

Digital media courses 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 speciality 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. 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.

Graduate Digital Media Careers and Salary

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 in web, marketing and communication departments. Digital media graduates can choose to move into a wide variety of different positions, including design, marketing, content, web development, digital research, audio design, post-production and graphics.

  • Average starting professional salary: £19,000
  • Average starting non-professional salary: £16,185

Source: Higher Education Statistics Agency, Destination of Leavers from Higher Education 2016-17.

Digital Media UK Entry Requirements

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

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 ten ranking Media and Film Studies universities in the Guardian University Guide 2024 below:

  1. Coventry University
  2. University of Leeds
  3. Oxford Brookes University
  4. Royal Holloway University 
  5. Manchester Metropolitan University
  6. King's College London
  7. University of Worcester
  8. Gloucestershire University
  9. Falmouth University
  10. Bournemouth University

Study Digital Media in the UK

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