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Course summary

The world of digital media is a rapidly changing one that rewards hard work and creativity – if you’re looking to plug yourself in, we’re here to help. This is a degree made for inquiring and creative minds – and it’s especially geared to those seeking careers in creative digital industries. Study with us and you’ll explore the creation, manipulation and processing of digital content for new communication and media technologies. But you’ll also go further behind the scenes – looking at the social science and theoretical frameworks beneath this content production. Supported by a team of committed and enthusiastic lecturers and researchers, you’ll be encouraged to find your own creative identity and express yourself through a variety of digital content, media and genres, including documentary, photography and much more. You’ll also acquire a range of business-planning and research skills that will boost your employability in today’s multiplatform digital environments. This course has a foundation year available. Features and Benefits

  • Our multimedia resource laboratories are equipped with a suite of Macs with industry-standard software and usability testing facilities with eye-tracking technology.
  • You'll be encouraged to develop your online presence, prove your skills and build a professional portfolio to share with potential employers.
  • Alongside the many networking opportunities in Manchester, our own informal gatherings will allow you to meet people from the industry, alongside some incredible guest speakers, whose contributions to our courses also help to shape what and how we teach.
  • Discover your creative identity through investigating the creation, manipulation and processing of digital content for new communication and media technologies. You'll also examine the contextual understanding of digital technologies and their impact on us as digital citizens.
  • Taught with your employability in mind, graduates of this degree have gone on to secure jobs in web design, user experience, media production, research and development, teaching and information management, and with companies including PwC and BBC Sport.

How to apply

You can no longer submit a new application for courses starting in 2023.

If you already have a 2023 application and are in Clearing, you can add this course as a Clearing choice – contact the university or college first to check they have places.

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

GCSE grade C/4 in English Language or Level 2 Functional Skills English pass and GCSE grade C/4 in Mathematics or Level 2 Functional Skills Mathematics pass

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Fees and funding

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Digital Media and Communications at Manchester Metropolitan University - UCAS