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Course summary

The digital world now shapes the way we think, communicate, work and play. Our BA (Hons) Digital Media degree equips you with all the technical and design skills you’ll need to produce original and striking multimedia projects across multiple platforms. Guided by a skilled team, you’ll develop an understanding of cutting edge practical skills and theories of digital media. You will use specialist facilities including computer suites and professional video and sound recording equipment. You'll have the opportunity to study modules to develop a range of multimedia skills such as digital imaging, computer animation (2D and 3D), web and interactive design, motion graphics and digital entrepreneurship. The fast-moving digital media industry offers exciting employment prospects whether you're interested in interactive design, video, animation, photography or graphic design. On this course, you'll develop the technical skills and creative flair to help you become a dynamic, work-ready graduate. The course is based around three areas of practice:

  • interactive design (including web design, app design and augmented reality)
  • moving image production (including 2D and 3D animation, mobile film making and motion graphics)
  • still image production (including graphic design, digital imaging and photography)
You'll study the theory of digital multimedia production, explore current trends and develop strong practical skills with industry standard hardware and software including the Adobe suite and Autodesk Maya. You'll be able to book equipment, including video cameras, digital SLRs, and sound recording equipment to complete your project work and will be supported by specialist technicians. Our expert team of academics and industry professionals will give you the guidance and support you need to achieve your full potential in your creative projects and written work. Top reasons to study with us
  • You’ll have access to industry-standard software and equipment as well as to a teaching team with knowledge and experience in a broad range of creative disciplines.
  • 100% of our Digital Media students were satisfied overall with their course. National Student Survey 2022
  • You'll explore a variety of practical skills and theories that are applicable to many different creative pathways as well as opportunities to develop into specialised areas.
Specialist facilities You’ll have access to excellent facilities, including the Powell building which houses a fully-equipped Film/TV studio, a radio studio built by the BBC and several Mac labs. These will enable you to get hands on experience with industry approved equipment and produce work of the highest quality. Location This course is run at our Canterbury Campus in Kent. Canterbury is just 50 miles south-east of London and less than an hour by high-speed train from St Pancras. Located on a UNESCO World Heritage Site the campus offers state-of-the-art buildings, right in the centre of a vibrant and world-famous cathedral city. You’ll benefit from a campus with excellent learning and teaching resources, music venues, a superb sports centre, a well-stocked bookshop and plenty of coffee bars and places to eat. A short walk away is Augustine House our award-winning library and home to a vast range of learning resources and student support teams.

Modules

For a list of core and likely optional modules, please visit our website.


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
N53W
Institution code:
C10
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 3

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course

https://www.canterbury.ac.uk/


Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students
No data
Student satisfaction
70%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
90%
Go onto work and study

The student satisfaction data is from students surveyed during the Covid-19 pandemic. The number of student respondents and response rates can be important in interpreting the data – it is important to note your experience may be different from theirs. This data will be based on the subject area rather than the specific course. Read more about this data on the Discover Uni website.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9250* Year 1
Republic of Ireland £9250* Year 1
England £9250* Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250* Year 1
Scotland £9250* Year 1
Wales £9250* Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

The fees above are for the 2024/25 academic year but may be subject to change following any announcements by the UK Government (approved by Parliament) regarding maximum Undergraduate tuition fee caps for 2024/25. In addition, the University reserves the right to increase all full-time and part-time Undergraduate tuition fees mid-course, in line with any further inflationary increase in the Government tuition fee cap which is approved by Parliament. The University will publish information about any changes to tuition fees on its website. International Tuition Fees (including EU fees): To be confirmed Undergraduate tuition fees for International students are not subject to the Government’s regulations on maximum tuition fees. The University’s 2024/25 Overseas tuition fees for International students, and information about any mid-course increases, will be published on each course webpage. More details about International student fees and funding and any Scholarships which are available can be found on the following weblink which will be updated for 2022/23 entrants in due course: https://www.canterbury.ac.uk/study-here/fees-and-funding/international-student-fees-and-funding
Digital Media at Canterbury Christ Church University - UCAS