United Kingdom

Plymouth University

65 th
Young University Rankings 2017
401–500 th
World University Rankings 2018
8 Portland Villas, Drake Circus, Plymouth, Devon, PL4 8AA, United Kingdom

Plymouth University

Digital Media Design

Shape the future - break down barriers and see things in a new way. Become a smart thinker, and be ready for wherever this rapidly evolving industry will take you. You’ll experience a vibrant mix of theory and practice, combining creative and technical skills with cultural and new media theory. Choose a technical focus with the BSc - our graduates are among the world’s best game designers, digital artists, web designers, coders and creative thinkers. Get ready for work - take an optional additional year and secure a paid placement with a company. You’ll gain invaluable experience that could lead to a job in a company such as MTV or Disney when you graduate. You’ll also get your horizons broadened with great enrichment activities including overseas field trips to attend conferences and visit galleries. * Stay one step ahead with a programme designed in close collaboration with industry leaders to ensure technologies, skills and techniques are bang up to date. * Access all areas – keep working into the evening in our dedicated lab space open until 10pm, and take advantage of our other amazing facilities, including a 35 seat, 360° immersive vision theatre. * Customise your course with our unique exit awards, and choose from games design, information design and interaction design. * Your assessments are 100 per cent coursework – no exams! * Be inspired by lecturers who are experts in their field, with backgrounds in both industry and research. The exciting work going on in our research groups, i-DAT and Transtech, feeds back into the teaching on this course. * Get ready for work - take an optional additional year and secure a paid placement with a company. You’ll gain invaluable experience that could lead to a job in a company such as IBM or Virgin Media when you graduate. * Broaden your horizons with great enrichment activities including overseas field trips in Berlin, Helsinki and New York to attend conferences and visit galleries. * Network, network, network – we have close links with industry leaders including Sony, IBM, Virgin Media and Kaspersky. * Get exclusive insights with talks from guest speakers from the creative arts and technology industries, such as Hannah Wood, Jaromil and Luke Jerram. * 90 per cent of students agreed staff were good at explaining things and 90 per cent of students were satisfied overall. 90 per cent of students were in a professional/managerial job six months after the course.

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Sandwich
  • Duration
    4 years
  • Start date
    2018-09-01
  • Location
    Main Site,Plymouth
  • Fees & Finances
  • Channel Islands Year 1 £9,250
  • England Year 1 £9,250
  • Scotland Year 1 £9,250
  • Wales Year 1 £9,250
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £9,250
  • EU Year 1 £9,250
  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Full-time
  • Duration
    3 years
  • Start date
    2018-09-01
  • Location
    Main Site,Plymouth
  • Fees & Finances
  • Channel Islands Year 1 £9,250
  • England Year 1 £9,250
  • Scotland Year 1 £9,250
  • Wales Year 1 £9,250
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £9,250
  • EU Year 1 £9,250