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Course summary

Explore how digital media and culture is changing the way we understand the past, experience the present and anticipate the future. Our Digital Media and Culture BA will provide you with critical insight into the social, political and economic challenges and opportunities brought about by digital technologies. Topics include digital politics, data science, social media, AI, the internet, and much more. This is the only single honours degree in digital culture and internet studies taught by a dedicated team in a unique location in central London. Key benefits

  • Insight into how individuals, companies, governments, and other institutions are being transformed by social media, machine learning, artificial intelligence, digital management techniques and practices, data journalism, digital advertising, analytics, visualisations, and more.
  • Provides digital research methods training, with no pre-existing understanding of computing or programming needed.
  • Recognised as creating world leading research into digital media and culture.
  • Friendly and supportive learning environment.
  • Central location offers exciting possibilities for further access to digital cultures, organisations, and companies, as well as cultural institutions.
  • Provides a grounding for careers in all aspects of digital culture, including the creative industries such as advertising, journalism, publishing, digital curation and management.
Please see our online prospectus for further details on this programme:

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Required subjects: None Preferred subjects: (preference for at least one of the following) Art and Design, English (Literature or Language), Communication and Culture, History, Media Studies, Philosophy.

English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)7.0 overall with a minimum of 6.5 in each skill
PTE Academic69 overall with a minimum of 62 in each skill
TOEFL (iBT)100 overall with a minimum of 25 in writing and 23 in each of the other skills
Cambridge English Advanced185 overall with a minimum of 176 in each skill
Cambridge English Proficiency185 overall with a minimum of 176 in each skill
Trinity ISELevel III (ISEIII) with merit in each skill
Institution's Own TestPass the King's Pre-Sessional English Language Programme with Band 7

We also accept a number of English language tests taken as part of school-level qualifications. For more details, please see our website. Please note that the course requirements are under Band B.

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1

Additional fee information

For International fees and information, please see the course details on our online prospectus: The fees stated are for entry in the forthcoming September. If you are applying for deferred entry, to commence the following September, fees may be subject to change. All International applicants to Undergraduate programmes are required to pay a deposit of £2,000 against their first year’s tuition fee. This deposit is payable when you firmly accept an unconditional offer to study with us, and will be offset against your tuition fees when you join King’s.
Digital Media and Culture at King's College London, University of London - UCAS