Digital Media BA (Hons) (P479)


Coventry University

Digital Media BA (Hons)

Requirements / Wymagania

Minimum 2 przedmioty na poziomie rozszerzonym (j. ang. się wlicza) - minimum 55%
J. angielski - minimum 75%
Średnia z matury 40%  


Certyfikat językowy IELTS opcjonalnie jeśli nie spełnisz powyższych wymagań z matury 6.0, żaden z komponentów nie może być niższy niż 5.5 -
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This course runs from 2017/18

This course will enable you to explore the creative possibilities and boundaries of contemporary digital media practice. You will be working on innovative projects across a range of media and platforms, which can give you the skills to develop cutting- edge content, applications and interfaces for the digital age.

Why choose this course? 

On this course you will be exploring a range of multi- media forms, practices and platforms in order to create imaginative applications of digital technology. You will learn about how audiences are engaging with digital content and how to develop work for a number of industries including: advertising, marketing, publishing, moving-image, multimedia, web, social media and ICT.

From the outset we aim to develop your technical, creative, reflective and analytical abilities, giving you a thorough grounding in research, software and design skills as well as abilities in project development to equip you for this rapidly expanding sector.

If you choose this course you may benefit from:

  • Your own mobile tech pack, e.g. a high-end laptop with industry-standard production software, enabling you to benefit from mobile working and learning via 24/7 access*;
  • teaching staff and visiting speakers who are practitioners within the digital media industries;
  • dedicated and flexible creative learning environments, media spaces and industry-focused
  • access to a high standard professional media equipment via our dedicated Media Loan Shop;
  • links with a wide variety of employers and digital media practitioners;
  • opportunities to apply for professional experience, placements and live professional projects;
  • the experience of a globalised curriculum: last year some of our department’s students participated in projects in San Francisco, China, Berlin and many other locations.


What will I learn? 

In the first year of your course you will cover the core areas of digital media practice, with modules including: Key Concepts in Media and Communication, Creative Digital Media: Context and Practice, Digital Storytelling and Media Design and our Innovative ‘Creative Hack Lab’ Project.

In year two you will focus on your creative and professional development, including opportunities to undertake work experience. You will also be able to choose from a number of option modules including: Experimental Narrative, picturing the body or short film production.

In your final year, you will enhance your research and innovation skills by working on your own Major Digital Project. Alongside this you will also develop your Professional Practice Portfolio that you can use when looking for work after graduation. You will also have the opportunity to take part in international trips where you will be able to develop your knowledge and skills through fieldwork and group projects.

How will this course be taught? 

Your course will be based on a series of lectures, with associated practical workshops, seminar classes and skills labs. Much of your development will be through activity-led learning, with an emphasis on live projects, industry briefs, real-world working simulations, experimentation and play. In addition, you will have a personal tutor to regularly review and discuss your progress on the course.

How will I be assessed? 

An estimated percentage breakdown of how your final grade is assessed is as follows: coursework, tests, essays 20%; practical or project work 70%; presentations, posters etc.10%. A compulsory

A compulsory Add+vantage module must also be completed: please see the page on the Add+vantage scheme for more details.

Teaching contact hours 

In a typical teaching week you will have up to 15 contact hours of study (classroom, online etc.) and this will break down as:

Personal tutorial/small group teaching: 1 hour of tutorial each week

Medium group teaching: 12 hours of practical classes, workshops or seminars each week

Large group teaching: 2 hours of lectures each week

Personal study: 20 plus hours of studying and revising in your own time each week 

How will this course enhance my career prospects? 

This course has been set up with your future employability at its heart, and we aim for successful graduates to be well placed to go into a number of industries that require multi-skilled digital media professionals. Roles could include Digital Artists and Designers, Digital Project Managers, Creative Technologists, Web Developers, Content and Platform Developers, Digital Researchers, Learning Technologists, Digital Marketing and Business Professionals, as well as more traditional areas within the creative media industries.

Coventry University is committed to preparing you for your future career and giving you a competitive edge in the graduate job market. The University's Careers and Employability team provide a wide range of support services to help you plan and prepare for your career.

The Faculty of Arts and Humanities have their own Creative Futures unit provides a programme of workshops, embedded learning, lectures, professional experience and one-to-one guidance to help you develop the transferable skills and enterprising habits required for a successful career.


How much does it cost?

Full-time Home and EU: £9,250

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