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Digital Media Development with Foundation (Honours), B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
University rank #651 (QS) ,
Through the Digital Media Development with Foundation (Honours) degree offered at the University of Westminster, you will learn about a specialised topic of computer science that focuses on the development of interactive applications that respond to user actions by presenting rich multimedia content using various forms of interaction.


The increasing capabilities of the web, high-tech devices and mobile technology provide enormous potential for engaging users in innovative ways of interaction with state-of-the-art interfaces. 

The digital tech industry requires practitioners with a good understanding of user experience (UX) principles and good technical competences for developing advanced user interfaces. 

The Digital Media Development with Foundation (Honours) degree offered at the University of Westminster addresses all aspects of the digital media development process, from conceptualisation and design, to implementation and testing with primary focus on front end development.

Career Path 

The BSc Digital Media Development with Foundation (Honours) degree has been designed to enable graduates to obtain the practical skills and knowledge to develop a range of technical careers within Digital Tech Industry. Some indicative job titles include:

  • front end or client-side developer;
  • user experience (UX) designer;
  • 3D user interface and content developer;
  • mobile application developer;
  • digital designer/animator;
  • back end developer/programmer;
  • search engine optimization specialist.

Other types of roles possible are in IT education and in Digital Media research in commercial organisations or academic institutions. It will also prepare you for postgraduate study and teaching and research within the field.

Graduates are very successful in securing recruitment within 6 months after the completion of their degree and have been employed by companies including Siemens, Red Bee, MPC, Kainos, Sizmek, ORM, UX Connections, Prism Media Production, Broadbandchoices, Profusion, Webcredible, Struq, Decisiontech, CAKE, PaperSeven, Williams Lea Tag, BondMedia, Toluna, Gameaccount Global Ltd and TFL.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
    • Duration description

      4 or 5 years

  • Credits
    360 credits alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Computer Systems and Networks
  • Critical Thinking for Academic and Professional Development
  • Foundation Mathematics
  • Information Systems and Data Representation
  • Introduction to Academic Practice
  • Programming
  • 2D Interactive Media Development
  • Computer Systems Fundamentals 
  • Programming Principles 
  • User Experience 
  • Web Design and Development
  • 3D Interactive Media Development
  • Advanced Client-side Development
  • Game Engine Architectures
  • Mobile Application Development 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    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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  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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General Requirements

  • A Levels – DDE/CC
  • Access to HE Diploma – pass with 64 UCAS tariff points or above
  • International Baccalaureate – 24 points
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 Extended National Diploma/National Diploma – MPP/MM
  • International Baccalaureate – 24 points (minimum)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13400 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13400 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for London

  • 1137 - 2160 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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