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  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    Leicester Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Overview

Reasons to study Digital Arts MA at De Montfort University:

  • Students are able to develop their own digital arts specialism whilst gaining a multi-disciplinary understanding and experience of digital arts practice. Students are encouraged to take risks and innovate to develop truly extraordinary work
  • The programme has close links with regional, national and international digital arts practitioners, networks and organisations
  • Students have exposure to and interaction with a dedicated team of digital arts practitioners and research-active academics in both hands-on, collaborative workshops and visiting lectures
  • Practical modules prepare students for the professional world of Digital Arts practice by challenging them to experiment with new technologies in both collaborative and independent capacities
  • Seminar and research methods modules enable students to be active contributors to discussion of contemporary issues in the field of Digital Arts
  • The new Vijay Patel building has been designed to provide the space and facilities where ideas can develop and flourish for all of our art and design courses.

Teaching and assessments

Modules employ a variety of assessment methods including presentations, group work and collaboration, creative assignments, essay assignments, practice-based critical commentaries and reports and research projects. The aim of the varied assessment methods is to encourage insights that allow you to deepen your understanding of your own area of practice, as well as to gain a critically informed contextual understanding from a wider perspective.

Careers

Employability is achieved through teaching and learning methods and assessment formats that mirror real-world professional briefs, as well as a professional practice module. The degree supports a range of contemporary career choices including visual art, digital arts curation, game art, virtual environments, interactive art, holographic imagery, web content development, music technology and digital performance.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 14,100per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

De Montfort University

  • University League Table

    81st

  • Campus address

    De Montfort University, The Gateway, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE1 9BH, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    29th out of 97 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 190
    104 51%

    78th

    8
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    75 75%

    13th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.01 80%

    50th

    14

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