UK Digital Media Courses
Introduction to Digital Media
A Digital Media course at a UK university will allow you to develop the practical and theoretical skills needed to design and produce media products in film, animation, TV and games. State-of-the-art facilities will give you access to TV, music and editing suites, photography studios, as well as industry standard tools such as Adobe, Apple and Autodesk.
Digital Media courses are often part of a larger media degree and whether you are interested in game design, web development, 3D Graphics or digital image modelling, there is a speciality to be found in this varied and fulfilling industry. Many courses offer four-year sandwich degrees, in which a work placement offers valuable on the job experience. Digital Media modules can include digital media technologies, graphic design for digital media, critical analysis, photography, web-based media and applications and social impact of digital media.
Graduate Digital Media Careers and Salary
A Digital Media degree provides you with skills that are in demand across the media sector, and employers range from digital media agencies to large businesses in web, marketing and communication departments. Digital Media graduates can choose to move into a wide variety of different positions including design, marketing, content, web development, digital research, audio design, post production and graphics.
- Average starting professional salary: £19,000
- Average starting non-professional salary: £16,185
Source: Higher Education Statistics Agency, Destination of Leavers from Higher Education 2016-17.
Digital Media UK Entry Requirements
- Typical International Baccalaureate requirements: 28 points.
- Typical IELTS requirements: 6.0 overall, with no lower than 5.5 in any one component.
Please note that entry requirements vary for each UK university.
Where can I study Digital Media in the UK?
To learn more about the best Digital Media courses in the UK, find details on the top ten ranking Media and Communications universities in the CUG 2021 below:
- University of Sheffield
- Cardiff University
- Strathclyde University
- Swansea University
- University of St Andrews