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Digital Media Computing (Hons)

Birmingham City University

36 months
Duration
13500 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
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About

The Digital Media Computing (Hons) course at Birmingham City University is an intellectually challenging and highly rewarding programme that will prepare you to meet the professional and technical demands of industry.

Overview

What's covered in the course?

In the first year you will learn underlying principles of computer science, as well as visual design and human computer interaction, bringing these together through a collaborative innovation project.

During the second and third year of this Digital Media Computing course at Birmingham City University you will explore more in-depth the areas of web application development, digital media processing, media production and 3D modelling and animation. You will have opportunities to work on real world projects through a major group project in year two, as well as undertaking an individual project in the final year.

You will develop key transferrable skills, such as teamwork, reflection and self-awareness. You’ll also gain analytical skills through coursework tasks, as well as enhancing your problem solving using a range of systems and technologies.

You will have the option to undertake an industrial placement after your second year, gaining valuable work experience, and on the course you'll acquire skills in web technology, programming, animation, 3D modelling, video production, human-computer interaction and interface design to develop web and interactive digital media applications.

Why Choose Us?

  • Graduates from this programme have the computing and multimedia skills to apply the latest technologies, as well as the versatility, needed to succeed in a constantly evolving, challenging industry.
  • You will learn from an experienced team of academics and practitioners who offer not only academic expertise, but also current industry relevance, practice and business acumen.
  • You will be based at our City Centre Campus which houses cutting-edge facilities, including the largest University TV studio, within a purpose-built Media Centre at The Parkside Building.
  • Creative network opportunities, multimedia events and guest speakers bring the insights, contacts and the realities of the media world to your studies.
  • The School is recognised both nationally and internationally for the high quality of our teaching, research and extensive industry partnerships. It is also established as one of the leading academies for Microsoft and Cisco Systems.
  • The course involves project-based learning, which enables you to work in teams while developing web and multimedia applications and solving technical problems – as you would in the workplace.

Employment Opportunities

The University is committed to preparing you for your future career and giving you a competitive edge in the graduate job market. The University’s Graduate+ programme, an extracurricular awards framework, is designed to augment the subject-based skills that you will have developed throughout the programme with broader transferable skills which will enhance your employability options upon.The Digital Media Computing (Hons) course at Birmingham City University.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Computer Programming
  • Computer Systems
  • Website Design and Development
  • Data Structures and Algorithms
  • Network Fundamentals
  • Innovation Project
  • Database and Web Application Development
  • Digital Media Processing
  • Video Production Technology
  • Multimedia Group Project
  • 3D Modelling and Animation
  • Cloud Based Web Services
  • CEBE Undergraduate Project
  • Creative Visualisation and Animation
  • Cross Platform Media
  • Consultancy and IT Management

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

360 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • At the point of application, you must have GCSE at Grade 4 or above in English Language and Mathematics. Equivalent qualifications will be accepted.
  • 112 UCAS tariff points from A/AS Level.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    13500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13500 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Birmingham

765 - 1134 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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