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Qualification type

MA - Master of Arts

Subject areas

Digital Media Multimedia (Computing) Film / Video / Television Production

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

This course is a practice-based course for students who would like to extend their study of the discipline, or improve their employability in media-related fields in the UK or internationally. The course features a range of units, exploring digital image-making and storytelling for the rapidly changing media landscape. It offers students the opportunity to create their own digital material and explore the media business or post production techniques and emerging platforms whilst contextualising their practice within the perspective of contemporary media. Our MA Digital Media course is situated in the Journalism and Media Department at UCA Farnham, which has many live connections with the media industry, including internationally. Our recent and current industry projects include working with the Ghana Broadcasting Corporation in Accra, and with China Central Television in Beijing. This work with industry informs our teaching and training and our approaches to the study of the contemporary media context.

There is an increasing demand for digital content for both existing and emerging media. Content makers have to understand how to apply their creative skills and ideas across a range of platforms and media, to be successful in this fast-changing industry it is essential to understand the relationship between digital storytelling and image making. This course gives you the opportunity to further develop and extend your skills in this area and apply them across a range of media and media applications and offers you a choice of specialist areas, this might be in image making or you might choose to gain a deeper understanding of the business of media and important areas such as intellectual property rights. The study of film, photography and animation at UCA Farnham goes back to the 1970s, and the study of journalism to 1992. Masters level study at Farnham allows you to draw on this rich tradition of media and cultural studies and at the same time, engage with the latest contemporary debates about media futures.

Different course options

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP

Modules

This unit introduces you to a range of practical digital image making tools: Photography, video, graphics, typography, animation, sound, web design and writing content for online environments. To enable you to understand the visual and written content that the online environment demands.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£6,910

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£15,500

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students should have agood honours degree (normally 2.1 or above) or equivalent qualification in your chosen subject or a related discipline and/or Relevant work experience, demonstrating your ability to study at postgraduate level.

University information

The University for the Creative Arts (UCA) has been educating students with practice-based courses for over 160 years and is the best specialist university for the arts in the UK (#1, Complete University Guide). In 2019, the University received the Gold standard from the Teaching Excellence and Student Outcomes Framework (TEF). UCA has four campuses (Canterbury, Epsom, Farnham and Rochester), each with their own creative specialities and...more

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