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Digital Media Culture and Technology BSc (Hons)

Royal Holloway, University of London

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    19-SEP-22

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Instagram created new visual cultures, LinkedIn created new employment spheres, and Twitter has changed the way we discuss politics. The creative industries are the UK’s fastest-growing economic sector, worth £71.4 billion a year and making up 5.6% of the work force (Department of Culture, Media & Sport, 2014), and within the creative industries, digital media looks set to grow the fastest over the next few years. Opportunities are everywhere.A unique collaboration between the Department of Media Arts and Department of Computer Science, this three-year Bachelor of Science (BSc) degree will introduce you to all the key elements of digital media culture and technology, with a focus on the creative and cultural aspects in your course options for years 2 and 3. It will equip you for an exciting career in this ground-breaking field, giving you the critical and creative skills to excel in media production and an appreciation of the technologies that make it all work. The programme's modular structure gives you the flexibility to tailor your studies to your own interests.We don't just teach surface readings of today's social media, we give you an understanding from the ground up. We will help you to harness the power of digital media cultures and work with the latest, emerging forms of social media. This degree is an innovative collaboration between the Department of Media Arts and Department of Computer Science to enable you to learn from the experts in coding, design and data analytics that form the technical basis of today's digital communications. We put heavy emphasis on project-based learning and regular industry involvement. Our broad curriculum will also prepare you for more advanced study in either media arts of computer science, or related fields if you decide to progress within academia.Emphasis on project-based learning.Industry involvement from our outstanding networks.Use our 24-7 media arts facilities.Study how social media works on both aesthetic and technical levels.Alternative BA (P300) pathway available wholly taught in the Department of Media Arts

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

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£ 18,100per year

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Royal Holloway, University of London

  • University League Table

    33rd

  • Campus address

    Royal Holloway, University of London, Egham, Surrey, TW20 0EX, England

Learn from top experts: Royal Holloway is in the UK’s top 25 universities for research (Complete University Guide).
International collaborations: successful partnerships and sponsorship from industry and governments, leading to first-class career opportunities.
Close-knit community with specific support for international students as well as financial support through a generous package of scholarships and bursaries.

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