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Digital Media Culture and Technology, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #291 (QS) ,
A unique collaboration between the Department of Media Arts and Department of Computer Science, this three-year Digital Media Culture and Technology degree at Royal Holloway University of London  will introduce you to all the key elements of digital media culture and technology, with a focus on the creative and cultural aspects in your course options for years 2 and 3. 

About

Instagram created new visual cultures, LinkedIn created new employment spheres, and Twitter has changed the way we discuss politics. The creative industries are the UK’s fastest-growing economic sector, worth £71.4 billion a year and making up 5.6% of the work force (Department of Culture, Media & Sport), and within the creative industries, digital media looks set to grow the fastest over the next few years. Opportunities are everywhere.

Career opportunities

Graduates from our Digital Media Culture and Technology degree at Royal Holloway University of London can be found in almost every area of the media industries, from TV production to directing, writing, shooting and starring in films, software engineering, PR and brand management, through to games development and web design. With a BA degree you will be particularly well prepared for more creative career paths.

Benefit from networking opportunities and hear from practising professionals during your studies.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    360 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Introduction to Programming
  •  Computing Laboratory (Games)
  •  Film, Television and Digital Histories
  •  Introduction to Digital Media 
  •  Digital Media Communications
  •  Mathematical Structures
  •  Internet Services
  •  Data Analytics and Visualisation 
  • Advanced Digital Media Communications

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

General Requirements

  • A Levels: ABB-BBB
  • At least five GCSE passes at grade A*-C or 9-4, including English and Mathematics.
  • English proficiency: IELTS: 6.5 overall. Writing 7.0. No other subscore lower than 5.5.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    17300 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17300 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for London

  • 1137 - 2160 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

  • We award our scholarships competitively, usually based on your academic achievements, as well as your scholarship statement. 
  • Bursaries are awarded to all students who meet the eligibility criteria.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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