BA Digital Media

This innovative course will shape you into a digital media professional who can design cross-platform digital communication products, such as digital campaigns, websites, mobile apps, and immersive and interactive experiences in a variety of contexts.

Course details

The School is equipped with industry-standard digital facilities, housed in a brand new, dedicated space, where using the tools of the trade will become second nature to you. You will have access to state-of-the-art digital and creative spaces and resources, including a newsroom, various studios and a cinema.
  • Mode of study: 2 -3 days campus
  • Intake: September , January
  • Course length: 3-4 years
  • Course fee: £9,250 per year
  • Location: London

University of Roehampton

Course overview

BA Digital Media is shaped by the demands and requirements of the digital media industry, providing you with an innovative learning experience that is directly relevant to the sector.

You will be at the forefront of technically driven creation, learning to create graphic and interactive interfaces, and plan and design immersive digital experiences. 


Entry requirements

Year 1 entry: 112 UCAS points (or equivalent) Degree with Foundation Year Foundation Year entry: 48 UCAS points (or equivalent)

We welcome applications from students studying T Levels. For all courses we also accept a wide range of other qualifications and experience. Contact us to find out more. When we consider applications to study with us, we form a complete view of your achievements to date, and future potential, and can offer flexibility in entry requirements. Find out more about our Contextual Offer scheme.


You will be well equipped to work in a broad spectrum of roles, including digital editor and writer, digital communication manager, web designer, digital campaign manager, social media content manager, online PR manager, customer experience manager, online advertiser, digital assets curator, UX [user experience] designer, interactive media designer and digital project manager. 

Our careers team is available to support you from the start of your studies until after you graduate. They will help you build your CV, prepare for interview, and meet and learn from successful graduates working at the top of their careers. You’ll have lots of opportunity to work with our partners across London and beyond, and also to attend a Roehampton jobs fair where you can find out about graduate opportunities and meet employers.  


You will graduate as a highly-skilled digital media designer, with an arsenal of sought-after skills such as content creation, A/V production for digital media, interactive storytelling, design for multimedia, web and app design, and digital and social media management.

  • Introduction to Digital Media
  • Digital Methods 1
  • Digital Images
  • Online Video Production
  • Basic Web Design
  • Creative Coding
  • Digital Cultures
  • Digital Methods 2
  • Advanced Web Design
  • Strategic Digital Communication

Optional modules

  • Mobile App Design
  • Digital Gaming: Cultures, Industries, Impacts
  • Animation and Creativity
  • Radio and Podcasting
  • Connectivities
  • Journalism, Media and Politics
  • Career and Professional Development
  • Digital Project
  • Digital Project Management

Optional modules

  • Doing Visual Research in Media and Culture
  • Mediating the Self
  • The Media, the Critic and the Public Sphere
  • Digital Storytelling
  • Work Placement