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Digital Media Production [with placement year] BA (Hons)

Anglia Ruskin University

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

  • Location

    Cambridge Campus

  • Study mode

    Sandwich / Placement

  • Start date


  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

New technologies and changing platforms mean there’s a growing demand for people with the skills to develop creative digitalcontent across social media and many other digital platforms. Whether it is for businesses, charities, arts organisations andbeyond you will be prepared with a transferable toolkit to take you on your digital journey, wherever that be. Our BA (Hons) Digital Media course will help you develop your artistic vision and technical abilities, while giving you researchand analytical skills to strengthen your creative ideas. You’ll be based in Cambridge School of Art, with access to all our industry-standard software, hardware and extensive facilities. Cambridge is the perfect place to study. It’s a tech hub at the forefront of the digital revolution, often called ‘Silicon Fen’ , withdigital agencies and companies including Sookio, Onespacemedia, Google, Microsoft and Amazon opening divisions here, aswell as creative organisations such as Collusion (link: and our very own StoryLab Research Institute(link: Thanks to our links with such companies, you’ll follow briefs and challenges that comestraight from industry, and get ongoing support to find placements and work experience. You can also take an optionalplacement year. As a BA (Hons) Digital Media student at ARU, you’ll develop your digital design and visual communication skills. Our teachingstaff and technicians will help you explore, and keep up to date with new industry developments, in areas such as interactivedesign and animation; video production; digital photography; web design; mobile apps; sound design; physical computing; userinterfaces; motion graphics; Virtual Reality; 360 film-making and other technologies. Throughout your course you’ll have the chance to work on collaborative projects. This is a great way to develop highly sought-after transferable skills such as team working, project planning, digital portfolio creation and marketing. These are among theskills highlighted by Microsoft as the 'future of work'. At the end of your Digital Media degree, you’ll showcase your work in our Degree Show, which is attended every year by industryprofessionals and recruitment agencies Our Art and Design courses ranked 8th in the UK for 'Satisfied with Course' and 3rd for 'Satisfied with Teaching' in The GuardianUniversity Guide 2020.

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

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£ 15,000per year

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

Entry requirements

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UCAS Points : 96

from a minimum of 2 A Levels (or equivalent level 3 qualifications), including Art, Design or Media subjects.


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Anglia Ruskin University

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  • Campus address

    Anglia Ruskin University, East Road, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB1 1PT, England

Welcoming local community and buddy scheme.
Diverse student cohort from all over the world.
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Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    62nd out of 97 25

  • Entry standards

    / Max 190
    98 49%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    55.0 55%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.92 78%



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