Interactive Media and Web Technologies at Coventry University - UCAS

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Course summary

Our Interactive Media and Web Technologies course is designed to prepare the next generation of immersive app developers, web programmers, digital media experts and code-savvy user interface designers. This course aims to help you:

  • Understand software techniques and technologies
  • Master the principles of technical art, exploring animation, VFX, modelling and motion graphics.
  • Become a professional full-stack web developer, able to generate a user-focused front-end and a technologically sound back-end, to any online project.
Key course benefits
  • Learn to apply technical knowledge to the development of creative content regularly found in creative industries such as film, TV, games and web.
  • Develop a portfolio of work across a wide array of platforms and uses including web and mobile services, social media, Virtual Reality and Immersive Simulations using game engines.
  • Study as part of a community of creative content generators, working collaboratively to produce complex digital artefacts.
  • Explore your creativity through a range of open-ended assessment briefs that focus on individuality and expression of ideas.
  • Prepare for a career in the creative industry by practising commonly used industry-standard tools and learning techniques for working as part of a multi-disciplinary team.

Modules

This course has a common first year. The common first year enables you to work alongside students doing similar courses to you, to widen your knowledge and exposure to other subject areas and professions. You will have the opportunity to collaborate with other students, so you can share your insights and experience which will help you to develop and learn. If you discover an interest in a specific subject you have studied, upon successful completion of your first year, you could swap degrees with another course in your common first year (subject to meeting progression requirements). Common first-year courses: Computer Science MSci/BSc (Hons) Computer Science with Artificial Intelligence MSci/BSc (Hons) Information Technology Management BSc (Hons) Software Engineering BSc (Hons) Year Two In Year two, you will develop more advanced knowledge and skills to do with interactive media technologies and techniques, and the fundamentals of good web design, amongst others. Placement Year There’s no better way to find out what you love doing than trying it out for yourself, which is why a work placement* can often be beneficial. Work placements usually occur between your second and final year of study. They’re a great way to help you explore your potential career path and gain valuable work experience, whilst developing transferable skills for the future. If you choose to do a work placement year, you will pay a reduced tuition fee* of £1,250. For more information, please go to the fees and funding section. During this time you will receive guidance from your employer or partner institution, along with your assigned academic mentor who will ensure you have the support you need to complete your placement. Final Year Year three aims to bring you to the level to enter the world of work by consolidating your knowledge and skills from Year one and two. You could also work on a large final project in an area of your interest, with the support of a mentor and your Academic Personal Tutor. We regularly review our course content, to make it relevant and current for the benefit of our students. For these reasons, course modules may be updated. Before accepting any offers, please check the website for the most up to date course content. For full module details please check the course page on the Coventry University website. *For further information please check the course page on the Coventry University website

Assessment method

This course will be assessed using a variety of methods which will vary depending upon the module. Assessment methods include: Formal examinations Phase tests Essays Group work Presentations Reports Projects Coursework Exams Individual Assignments The Coventry University Group assessment strategy ensures that our courses are fairly assessed and allows us to monitor student progression towards achieving the intended learning outcomes.


How to apply

Application codes

Please select a course option – you will then see the application code you need to use to apply for the course.

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

We’re here to help you achieve your study goals. If your qualifications or expected levels of grades differ from those outlined above, chat with our admissions team and between us we will explore the possibilities open to you. We accept a range of qualifications and our study experience is designed to give you options and support from the start. Contact us via our website to find out more.


Student Outcomes

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Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
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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
Channel Islands £9250* Year 1
Republic of Ireland £9250* Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Interactive Media and Web Technologies at Coventry University - UCAS