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Course summary

Why study for a BA Digital Media and Communications at Middlesex? Combining theoretical knowledge and practical skills, you gain skills in areas such as new media, video production, website design, culture and more. Practice-based work includes video production (following Government safety guidelines), web design and HTML programming, data visualisation and smart environments. Great emphasis is also given to the management and analysis of social media platforms, with APIs and other sources used to present and assess social data. You'll be taught by experienced technical tutors who know the industry inside out. They will guide through a series of modules like the compulsory Digital Media Practice module, which focuses on production methods: video, sound recording and mixing, advanced post-production, and many more. At the end of the module you'll produce a creative and adaptive piece of work that puts theory to practice. Studies in digital media can lead to a range of exciting careers. You’ll find that graduates with a digital media and communications degree are highly sought after in the fields of social media, marketing, e-commerce and content production, to highlight just a few. Practice your skills and get professional skills and experience You'll apply the skills and theory learned using specialist software that is the latest industry standard. The Kit Hub houses a vast collection of art and media-based equipment that you can borrow to help with relevant modules. You’ll also have the opportunity to gain certifications in Apple, and Avid editing software alongside experience in API and analytics. Your project outputs can include though are not limited to: live campaigns, viral videos, platforms, games, exhibitions, and more. We also give you the option of a work placement in London’s creative industries as part of the course, ensuring the skills you learn are put into practice. Get the support you need While you’re learning, you’ll be matched with a Personal Tutor directly related to your course. You’ll also get support from our Student Learning and Graduate Academic Assistants, who have experience in your subject area. You'll also be in touch with our technicians who work to support you in our specialised facilities on all your projects and coursework. Whether your goal is to work in social media as an analyst or strategist, work in a creative agency as an account director, or work as a content curator, this is the course for you!

Modules

Year 1 Digital Media and Society (30 credits) - Compulsory Content Strategy (30 credits) - Compulsory Digital Design (30 credits) - Compulsory Professional Communication in Creative Careers (30 credits) - Compulsory Year 2 Immersive Storytelling (30 credits) - Compulsory Digital Research and Creative Practice (30 credits) - Compulsory Video and Motion Design (30 credits) - Optional UX/UI Design for Web and Mobile (30 credits) - Optional Global Communications (30 credits) - Optional Creative Industries Work Placement (30 credits) - Optional Year 3 Independent Project (30 credits) - Compulsory Social Design (30 credits) - Optional New Technologies and Innovation (30 credits) - Optional Social Media Management (30 credits) - Optional Leadership in The Creative Industries (30 credits) - Optional


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
P309
Institution code:
M80
Campus name:
Hendon Campus
Campus code:
H

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 3

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Entry requirements listed are accurate at the time of publishing and vary between programmes. Please check your chosen course page for specific entry requirements. Depending on your chosen course, we also consider a combination of qualifications. The latest entry requirements can be found on the course page at https://www.mdx.ac.uk/courses/undergraduate/digital-media-communications We have a personalised admissions approach in which we make fair, but aspirational offers to our applicants. We feel it’s important that you continue to aim high and achieve great results. If you don’t quite make the grades you hoped to, we’ll look at more than your qualifications when making our final decision. We’ll take into consideration any barriers you may have faced in your learning, especially with potential disruption due to the coronavirus, your achievements in other areas and your personal statement. At Middlesex, we’ll always aim to be as flexible as possible. We pride ourselves on how we recognise potential in our applicants, and support them to succeed in the future.

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

http://www.mdx.ac.uk/courses/help-with-your-application/undergraduate-application/entry-requirements


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6With a minimum of 5.5 in each component
TOEFL (iBT)72With at least 17 in listening & writing, 20 in speaking and 18 in reading
PTE Academic516.0 (with minimum 5.5 in all components

Visit our general entry requirements page, by clicking on the link below, to see how these points can be achieved from our acceptable level 3 qualifications and the combinations which are welcomed by Middlesex University, including GCSE requirements.

Entry Qualifications

http://www.mdx.ac.uk/courses/help-with-your-application/undergraduate-application/entry-requirements


Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students
48%
Student satisfaction
75%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
75%
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
EU £15100 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
International £15100 Year 1

Additional fee information

At Middlesex, we have a range of funding and loan options available to ensure you are able to attend university, whatever your financial background. Tuition fees vary for UK, EU and International students. More information about fees for the course you are interested in studying can be found at: www.mdx.ac.uk/courses/undergraduate/digital-media-communications
BA Digital Media and Communications at Middlesex University - UCAS