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University of Suffolk

Creative Interactive Media

UCAS Code: P310

Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

Entry requirements


A level

C,C,C

GCSE/National 4/National 5

Applicants are expected to hold GCSE Maths and English at Grade4/C or above.

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

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About this course


Course option

3.0years

Full-time | 2021

Subject

Media production

The BA (Hons) Creative Interactive Media is for students who have a keen interest in design for the visual, audio and trans media that will work across multiple platforms, supporting connectivity across the media technologies to develop and create products for the media and marketing sectors.
The course will provide students with skills and understanding of the media sector and its technological advances and how these are used to enhance the user experience. The degree is predominantly technical, developing practical skills, and knowledge underpinned by academic theoretical and research modules. Many of the technical modules will be delivered by experts currently working in the industry enabling students to gain the skills necessary to work across multi platforms as required by the industry.

The course has strong links with industry and tutors who deliver the course have worked in roles across the digital design and media sectors. The offer will incorporate industry led projects that are key to building skills to gain the qualification. There are opportunities to incorporate a work placement to support progression into the sector.

Students from this course will be able to develop expertise in their chosen field in order to progress to Masters level or enter related employment.

Tuition fees

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Channel Islands
£9,250
per year
England
£9,250
per year
EU
£9,250
per year
International
£11,790
per year
Northern Ireland
£9,250
per year
Scotland
£9,250
per year
Wales
£9,250
per year

The Uni


Course location:

University of Suffolk at Suffolk New College

Department:

School of Creative Arts, Digital Industries and Foundation Learning (SADF)

TEF rating:
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What students say


We've crunched the numbers to see if overall student satisfaction here is high, medium or low compared to students studying this subject(s) at other universities.

71%
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Media production

How do students rate their degree experience?

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Media production

Teaching and learning

100%
Staff make the subject interesting
86%
Staff are good at explaining things
82%
Ideas and concepts are explored in-depth
82%
Opportunities to apply what I've learned

Assessment and feedback

Feedback on work has been timely
Feedback on work has been helpful
Staff are contactable when needed
Good advice available when making study choices

Resources and organisation

36%
Library resources
68%
IT resources
45%
Course specific equipment and facilities
50%
Course is well organised and has run smoothly

Student voice

Staff value students' opinions

Who studies this subject and how do they get on?

100%
UK students
0%
International students
85%
Male students
15%
Female students
72%
2:1 or above
17%
Drop out rate

Most popular A-Levels studied (and grade achieved)

B
D
C

After graduation


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Looking further ahead, below is a rough guide for what graduates went on to earn.

Media production

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