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Digital Media Production

Entry requirements


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104

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About this course


Course option

3.0years

Full-time | 2021

Subject

Digital media

**Overview**

This multi-disciplinary digital media degree puts a strong focus on getting you ready to enter the job market. Through a combination of live industry briefs, expert guest speakers and the chance to work with specialist industry-experienced teaching staff, you will learn how to design and create across a range of digital platforms. Your studies will incorporate photography, video, motion graphics, visual effects, sound and web content as well as new and emerging technologies such as virtual reality and projection mapping. Our range of modules and briefs will allow you to tailor your digital media course to suit your interests and career aspirations.

Our Digital Arts Centre has industry standard facilities and software, including Mac suites and study areas, as well as state-of-the-art specialist studio spaces for the creation of video, photography, visual effects and sound.

You will also develop key conceptual skills, gaining an understanding of the cultural, historical and technological influences that continue to shape design and visual communication, alongside your creative and practical work. We encourage innovation in our constantly changing digital industry.

Employers highly value multi-skilled creatives, with the visual communication skills necessary to produce effective campaigns across all digital media for a variety of audiences. Through our industry links, we have achieved a very high graduate employability rate and our graduates continue to drive key creative innovations in a range of sectors. We are proud of our Digital Media community, gaining 100% student satisfaction in the National Student Survey 2019.

**Key Features**

- 100% overall student satisfaction (NSS 2019)

- Excellent graduate employability statistics

- State-of-the-art Digital Arts Centre with industry standard mac suites and software, video and photography studios with green screen, sound studio and study areas

- Extensive industry links, including live client briefs in collaboration with major national organisations, expert guest lectures and our own commercially experienced specialist staff team

- A wide range of digital media modules, including photography, video, visual effects and motion graphics, sound design, immersive design, web content and visual language. You can develop the multi-disciplinary expertise required in this rapidly evolving industry, and tailor the course to your own career aspirations

- Showcase your digital media talent with our final year Degree Show - a prestigious private view opens the exhibition, with industry professionals offering employment opportunities.

**Learn more about the course at our Open Days**

Visiting us is the best way to get a feel for student life at the University of Worcester. You'll find out more about the course at our subject specific talks, and have the opportunity speak to staff, students and recent graduates about what it’s really like to study at Worcester.

Book your place at www.worcester.ac.uk/open-days

Modules

For a breakdown of the modules you'll study each year visit our course page. You can do this by scrolling to the bottom of this page and selecting 'Visit our course page'

Assessment methods

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Tuition fees

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Channel Islands
£9,250
per year
England
£9,250
per year
EU
£9,250
per year
International
£13,100
per year
Northern Ireland
£9,250
per year
Scotland
£9,250
per year
Wales
£9,250
per year

The Uni


Course location:

University of Worcester

Department:

School of Arts

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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.

87%
high
Digital media

How do students rate their degree experience?

The stats below relate to the general subject area/s at this university, not this specific course. We show this where there isn’t enough data about the course, or where this is the most detailed info available to us.

Media studies

Teaching and learning

97%
Staff make the subject interesting
95%
Staff are good at explaining things
90%
Ideas and concepts are explored in-depth
90%
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

74%
Library resources
85%
IT resources
89%
Course specific equipment and facilities
72%
Course is well organised and has run smoothly

Student voice

Staff value students' opinions
Feel part of a community on my course

Who studies this subject and how do they get on?

84%
UK students
16%
International students
45%
Male students
55%
Female students
60%
2:1 or above
7%
First year drop out rate

Most popular A-Levels studied (and grade achieved)

B
C
C

After graduation


The stats in this section relate to the general subject area/s at this university – not this specific course. We show this where there isn't enough data about the course, or where this is the most detailed info available to us.

Media studies

What are graduates doing after six months?

This is what graduates told us they were doing (and earning), shortly after completing their course. We've crunched the numbers to show you if these immediate prospects are high, medium or low, compared to those studying this subject/s at other universities.

£16,500
low
Average annual salary
89%
low
Employed or in further education
49%
med
Employed in a role where degree was essential or beneficial

Top job areas of graduates

What about your long term prospects?

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

Media, journalism and communications

The graph shows median earnings of graduates who achieved a degree in this subject area one, three and five years after graduating from here.

£17k

£17k

£19k

£19k

£22k

£22k

Note: this data only looks at employees (and not those who are self-employed or also studying) and covers a broad sample of graduates and the various paths they've taken, which might not always be a direct result of their degree.

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