Digital Media Technology (including Sandwich Year) at Kingston University - UCAS

Kingston University

Degree level: Undergraduate

Digital Media Technology (including Sandwich Year)

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Course summary

Reasons to choose Kingston

  • We have extensive media and games labs and studios where you can work on MFX, VFX as well as VR and AR projects in the Centre for Augmented and Virtual Environments (CAVE).
  • You’ll build a strong portfolio to showcase your work to employers in the industry.
  • There are opportunities for industry visits in central London, home to many digital media and top creative companies.
  • Our commitment to high quality teaching has been recognised with a Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) Gold rating. The University has received an overall rating of Gold, as well as securing a Gold award in the framework's two new student experience and student outcomes categories.
About this course Digital media defines our times and helps shape our lives. This course will help prepare you for a career in this exciting, ever-changing sector. You’ll gain an understanding of the fundamentals of media, 2D and 3D computer graphics, programming, motion graphics, UX design and visual effects. You’ll create sophisticated media-based products, such as animations, moving graphics, compositing, 3D modelling, texturing, lighting, interactive web content and filming. Through option modules, you’ll be able to pursue your chosen specialism. Future Skills Embedded within every course curriculum and throughout the whole Kingston experience, Future Skills will play a role in shaping you to become a future-proof graduate, providing you with the skills most valued by employers such as problem-solving, digital competency, and adaptability. As you progress through your degree, you'll learn to navigate, explore and apply these graduate skills, learning to demonstrate and articulate to employers how future skills give you the edge. At Kingston University, we're not just keeping up with change, we're creating it. Career opportunities Your knowledge and skills will be in demand in the media and games industries and relevant to a wide range of computing careers. Students have worked for organisations such as the BBC, Framestore and Double Negative.


Example modules: – Visual Effects – Computer Generated Imagery – Digital Motion Graphics and Compositing To view the full list of modules, please visit the University course webpage.

Assessment method

Teaching includes lectures, smaller tutorial groups and seminars, practical workshop sessions, individual assignments and group tasks. The majority of assessment includes coursework and practical with a small amount of written exams. The focus is primarily on making creative digital products to demonstrate a portfolio of media artefacts and problem solving skills as well as proficient use of contemporary software tools. Both formative and summative feedback will be provided to encourage students to progressively develop design skills and problem solving prowess. Overall the aim is to foster a studio like environment for teaching and learning, to develop both creative talent and technical skills.

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

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Student Outcomes

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Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
Go onto work and study

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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

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Digital Media Technology (including Sandwich Year) at Kingston University - UCAS