Digital Media - BA (Hons)

Navigate your way through the digital landscape with this exciting Digital Media BA degree. Combining professional practice and theory, the course is designed to prepare you for a career in the growing digital media sector. You’ll develop highly sought after technical, creative, production and marketing skills to initiate, design, produce and manage digital projects.

Course details

This digital media degree will give you the practical skills and knowledge needed to succeed in the growing and ever changing digital sector, allowing you to develop expertise in design, production, marketing and management.
  • Mode of study: 2 -3 days campus
  • Intake: September , January
  • Course length: 3-4 years
  • Course fee: £9,250 per year
  • Location: London

London Metropolitan University

Course overview

We’ll prepare you to critically engage with current trends in digital media design and production, develop practical, industry-valued skills on professional-standard equipment and expand your capacity for creativity and innovation. We provide the latest versions of industry standard digital imaging, web, mobile and web design, video post-production, scripting and 3D animation software. From design concept to production you’ll learn how to create a variety of media projects and produce a personal portfolio of work to showcase your skills to potential employers. London has the most diverse and fastest growing technology sector in the UK and is the ideal place to study digital media. Additionally, guest lectures from industry professionals, visits and work placements provide you with great networking opportunities.


Entry requirements

a minimum of grades BBC in three A levels (or a minimum of 112 UCAS points from an equivalent Level 3 qualification, eg Advanced Diploma)

English Language at grade C/4 or above (or equivalent)

What the students say

I have really enjoyed this course. Being able to work with different companies outside of the University has been a major highlight.


The modules listed below are for the academic year 2022/23 and represent the course modules at this time. Modules and module details (including, but not limited to, location and time) are subject to change over time.
  • Creative Digital Imaging (core, 30 credits)
  • Designing and Scripting Interactive Media (core, 30 credits)
  • Digital Work (core, 15 credits)
  • Introduction to Digital Media (core, 15 credits)
  • Moving Image and Sound Practice (core, 30 credits)
  • 3D Design (core, 15 credits)
  • Designing for Web and Mobile (core, 30 credits)
  • Digital Media Practice (core, 30 credits)
  • Social Media Strategies (core, 15 credits)
  • Work Based Learning for Media (core, 15 credits)
  • Media and Communities (option, 15 credits)
  • Television Studio Practice (option, 15 credits)
  • Designing for User Experience (core, 15 credits)
  • Digital Management and Enterprise (core, 30 credits)
  • Digital Media Project (core, 30 credits)
  • Documentary Filmmaking (core, 15 credits)
  • Research in Visual Culture (core, 15 credits)
  • Analysing Popular Music (option, 15 credits)
  • Digital Video Post-Production (option, 15 credits)