Digital Media Technologies, BSc Hons

Digital Media Technologies, BSc Hons

This programme provides a strong grounding in digital media with an emphasis on creativity and innovation. You will develop an understanding of computing, digital technologies, programming and interactivity alongside skills in visual design, storytelling, creative thinking, interface design and interactive product development. On achieving a set of base skills you will be encouraged to develop your understanding of digital media through the production of a series of practical projects that require you to adopt increasingly creative solutions and take on greater management of the process. The final year project enables you to develop your skills in a key area of digital media creating a deep knowledge of a specialist area and see a product through from initiation to completion. Throughout the degree there will be opportunities for you to develop independent thinking, self-management, research and analytical skills, teamwork, and the ability to communicate confidently in a variety of forms appropriate to your chosen industry.

The aims of the programme are:

  • To educate you in the theory, technology, practice and application of computing and the development of creative digital media
  • To ensure you can understand and follow emerging technologies in a broad range of digital media
  • To ensure you are fully aware of technical, social, ethical and legal issues in product development and deployment
  • To give you the skills to understand and display creative and innovative approaches to product development.

UCAS code

G456 G BSc/DMT

Department

Computing & Information Systems

Location

Greenwich Campus

Attendance

3 years full-time
4 years sandwich
6 years part-time

Entry requirements

Applicants should have:

280 UCAS points

FROM subjects studied at A-level or equivalent qualifications

PLUS GCSEs in English and mathematics at grade C or above, or equivalent qualifications

* Applications from students taking Access to Higher Education courses are welcome.

Assessment

Students are assessed through examinations, coursework and a project.

Professional recognition

This degree is accredited by the British Computer Society (BCS). The programme can lead to full exemption from the BCS Certificate, Diploma, Professional Graduate Diploma and PGD Project, as well as partial Chartered Engineer (CEng) status. The programme also has accreditation from the European Quality Assurance Network for Informatics Education (EQANIE).

Career options

Graduates can pursue careers as an interactive designer, developer, programmer, content strategist, web editor, web analyst, usability specialist, project manager, account manager, new business developer or postgraduate study.

Course content

Full time

Year 1

Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

Year 2

Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

Students are required to choose 30 credits from this list of options.

Year 3

Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

Students are required to choose 30 credits from this list of options.

Part time

Year 1

Students are required to choose 60 credits from this list of options.

Year 2

Students are required to choose 60 credits from this list of options.

Year 3

Students are required to choose 60 credits from this list of options.

Year 4

Students are required to choose 60 credits from this list of options.

Year 5

Students are required to choose 60 credits from this list of options.

Year 6

Students are required to choose 60 credits from this list of options.

Sandwich

Year 1

Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

Year 2

Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

Students are required to choose 30 credits from this list of options.

Year 3

Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

  • Work Placement Course - CMS

Year 4

Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

Students are required to choose 30 credits from this list of options.

Your time at university should be enjoyable and rewarding, and it is important that it is not spoilt by unnecessary financial worries. We recommend that you spend time planning your finances, both before coming to university and while you are here. We can offer advice on living costs and budgeting, as well as on awards, allowances and loans.

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Digital Media

Fantastic facilities and a wide range of relevant and exciting programmes designed in close collaboration with industry, make the University of Greenwich a great place to study digital media.

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