MA Digital Media is a practice-based course for students who would like to extend their study of the discipline, or improve their employability in media-related fields in the UK or internationally.

The course features a range of units, exploring digital image-making and storytelling for the rapidly changing media landscape. It offers students the opportunity to create their own digital material and explore the media business or post production techniques and emerging platforms whilst contextualising their practice within the perspective of contemporary media.

UCA is one of the largest centres for art, design, media and communication education in Europe, making it an exciting and stimulating place for media and communication studies.

You'll be working alongside students of journalism, filmmaking, photography, animation, games design, communication design and music composition. This range of creative disciplines gives you a fantastic and unique scope for cross-disciplinary thinking and working.

Our MA Digital Media course is situated in the Journalism and Media Department at UCA Farnham, which has many live connections with the media industry, including internationally. Our recent and current industry projects include working with the Ghana Broadcasting Corporation in Accra, and with China Central Television in Beijing. This work with industry informs our teaching and training and our approaches to the study of the contemporary media context.

There is an increasing demand for digital content for both existing and emerging media. Content makers have to understand how to apply their creative skills and ideas across a range of platforms and media, to be successful in this fast-changing industry it is essential to understand the relationship between digital storytelling and image making.

This course gives you the opportunity to further develop and extend your skills in this area and apply them across a range of media and media applications and offers you a choice of specialist areas, this might be in image making or you might choose to gain a deeper understanding of the business of media and important areas such as intellectual property rights.

The study of film, photography and animation at UCA Farnham goes back to the 1970s, and the study of journalism to 1992.

Masters level study at Farnham allows you to draw on this rich tradition of media and cultural studies and at the same time, engage with the latest contemporary debates about media futures.

MA Award
September Start
Full-time Study Mode
1 years Duration

Entry Requirements For This Course

A good honours degree (normally 2.1 or above) or equivalent qualification in your chosen subject or a related discipline

and/or

Relevant work experience, demonstrating your ability to study at postgraduate level.

Consideration will also be given to applicants who present a degree with a lower classification, but can make a strong case for admission in relation to a particular project and can demonstrate their potential to satisfactorily complete the course.

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