Digital technologies, including graphics, animation, video and audio, are transforming the world of media. This degree programmes give you a solid grounding in computer science, with a specialised focus on multimedia. Multimedia (the use of graphics, animations, video and audio in a computer environment) is an expanding area in industry. Starting with core topics in programming, web technology, software engineering, databases and graphical user interfaces, you then gain specialist knowledge in multimedia. For example, the final year covers technical areas, like the delivery of multimedia content over the internet, and compression techniques such as MP3 and 3D computer graphics. The programme also involves studying human factors in multimedia, including the principles for designing graphical user interfaces and the study of interactive systems. Graduate jobs include Game Designer, Web Developer, Software Engineer and Business Analyst in media and IT companies or in companies using IT, including finance, health, government, and engineering.