Digital Media at University of Leeds - UCAS

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Course summary

Smartphones and social media, digital networks and big data, gamification and mobile platforms – digital media continue to change the way we live, work and communicate. This course interrogates the impact of digital technologies on individuals and society, and provides you with the skills and knowledge to be able to think critically and creatively about digital media. You'll learn about diverse digital media techniques and processes, including coding and hacking, web design, digital ethnography and more to complement your analysis of critical theory. Merging theory and practice, you'll gain an understanding of the social, cultural and economic roles of digital media. With a range of optional modules to choose from, you'll be able to tailor your degree to your personal and career interests. The content of the course modules is informed by the research interests and practice of academic staff who teach them, allowing you to gain the knowledge and skills to thrive in this dynamic, fast-paced sector.

Entry requirements

A bachelor degree with a 2:1 (Hons) in one of the following: literature, psychology, politics, sociology, communication/cultural studies as well as digital media (with focus on theory) related courses such as: network and digital media, digital humanities, digital media art/technology, visual communication design, editing/publishing for digital media. Some experience of digital methods is desirable. We may give preference to applicants who exceed our entry requirements. Please note that meeting the entry requirements of this course doesn't guarantee an offer of a place.

English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6.5With no less than 6.0 in any component.

International students who do not meet the English language requirements for this programme can apply to study our pre-sessional English course with a progression route to the degree programme.

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Digital Media at University of Leeds - UCAS