About Fees Study Entry Prospects How to apply Faculty of Arts, Cultures and Education MA in Digital Media Postgraduate - Taught MA Open for admission in 2019/20 Open for admission in 2020/21 Start in September Full time Part time MA 1 year 2 years How to apply About the course The MA in Digital Media offers you the opportunity to explore digital media practice and management, engaging critically and creatively with problems focused around digital media. The programme capitalises on sector needs, delivering applicants who understand the role that digital media can play across different business functions, including marketing, IT, and executive management. You are encouraged to explore professionally-driven issues and concentrate on resolving complex scenarios through creative problem solving. Our programme enables you to understand how digital media can be used to effectively communicate ideas and how it can be used in larger challenges, such as those posed by “big data”. What you'll study Modules include Visual Communication Design Explore theories of visual communication as they apply to today’s digital industries. You'll develop practical solutions to realistic industry briefs. Understanding Digital Media Tools and Platforms This module provides a foundation in the theory of digital media, as well as practical experience. That enables you to develop the skills to understand and integrate the most common digital tools. Innovative Communication Design Gain an understanding of various theories and principles of developing a communications network and engaging an audience. You'll also discover how to produce an effective digital marketing campaign through creative processes and practices. Digital Content Management and Curation Refine your understanding of the management and curation of digital assets, and build a digital collection together with an online museum exhibit. Work Placement This is an opportunity to gain experience of working and further developing your skills in an industrial/commercial digital design environment. You'll apply your knowledge to solve problems, and communicate and work effectively in a professional context. Dissertation Project Our teaching staff Dr Christopher Newell Dr Darren Mundy Jason Hayhurst Dr Manuel Hernández-Pérez Robert Consoli Come to an open day Grab a prospectus Where you'll study The location below may not be the exact location of all modules on your timetable. The buildings you'll be taught in can vary each year and depend on the modules you study. Hull Campus Click to view directions on Google Maps Get in touch Admissions +44 (0)1482 466850 International Enquiries Related courses Digital Media research degrees Fees and funding Home/EU: £6,755 Home/EU (part-time): £750 (20 credits), £2,250 (60 credits), £3,380 (90 credits) Part-time fees are charged pro-rata to the full-time fee, according to the number of credits being studied. A new system of postgraduate loans for Masters degrees in the UK are now available. They provide up to £10,609 for full-time and part-time taught and research Masters courses in all subject areas. For more information, visit our Postgraduate Loans page. The fees shown for Home/EU are for 2018/19 entry. The fees for 2019/20 have not yet been confirmed, and may increase. International: £14,000 International applicants may need to pay a tuition fee deposit before the start of the course. Visit our tuition fee deposit page for more information. Graduate Studentship The University of Hull is pleased to offer graduates progressing from undergraduate to postgraduate taught study a £1,000 studentship towards the cost of their tuition fees. Find out if you’re eligible by visiting the University of Hull Graduate Studentship page. International Scholarships and Bursaries For a list of all scholarships and bursaries for international students, please visit the International Scholarships and Bursaries page. We also offer an International Studentship Scheme Discount of up to £3,500. UK and EU Scholarships and Bursaries The University offers a range of scholarships to help you with your studies. For more information, please visit the UK and EU Scholarships and Bursaries page. Fantastic facilities include Middleton Hall, with its advanced cinema, as well as dedicated TV, film and digital media resources. Study under industry experts with experience of managing large projects across Europe and delivering creative solutions. Graduate with an understanding of the role that digital media plays across different business functions, including marketing, IT, and executive management. Explore professionally-driven issues and concentrate on resolving complex scenarios, through creative problem solving. Entry requirements A good first degree preferably in Digital Media related subject areas, 2.2 (or equivalent) or above is desirable but not essential. We accept applications throughout the year to enable you to start at the next available academic year. International students If you require a Tier 4 student visa to study or if your first language is not English you will be required to provide acceptable evidence of your English language proficiency level. This course requires academic IELTS 6.0 overall, with no less than 5.5 in each skill. For other English language proficiency qualifications acceptable by this University, please click here. If your English currently does not reach the University's required standard for this programme, you may be interested in one of our English language courses. Visit your country page to find out more about our entry requirements. Future prospects Digital media is a valuable and growing sector encompassing a range of potential careers in areas including digital marketing, content production for advertising and media industries, SEO, social media content management, interactive products design and more, offering highly rewarding prospects for students who have pursued their studies to a higher level. Our programmes are designed with employability at their heart and our acclaimed careers service is one of the very few in the country which offers lifelong support for our alumni. It has also been awarded the Matrix Standard, the UK quality standard for information, advice and guidance services.