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Digital Multimedia Design, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Online
The Penn State World Campus Bachelor of Design in Digital Multimedia Design can help you prepare for a rewarding career in a variety of creative industries including technology, media, product design, and marketing. 
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Overview

This Digital Multimedia Design program from Penn State World Campus integrates courses in visual arts and design, information sciences and technology, communications, and General Education electives. 

You'll create projects using leading multimedia applications and programming languages in this dynamic, project-based curriculum. You'll also have the opportunity to study in a collaborative format that will allow you to work with other students to further explore and apply what you're learning.

In this interdisciplinary program, you can learn to adapt the design process to solve contemporary, real-world design issues. Learn to discover, define, develop, and deliver compelling design using information technology and communication. 

Careers

As a graduate of the program, you can use your skills to create, execute, and evaluate communication strategies — making you a valuable asset for businesses, corporations, government, and nonprofit organizations. Career options may include working as a digital designer in brand, motion, and user experience, or as a web developer, art director, public relations specialist, advertising manager, or media relations professional. 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Digital Arts: Computer Graphics
  • Digital Multimedia Design Studio
  • Web Design and Visual Web Development
  • Writing for Media
  • Survey of Electronic Media and Telecommunications
  • Principles of Strategic Communications
  • Idea Development and Media Writing
  • Photography for the Mass Media
  • Photography for the Mass Media

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    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.

  • 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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  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

    • To apply for this program, you must be a high school graduate or have completed a GED.

    • High school transcripts or GED transcript
    • Official college or university transcripts, if you attended another institution, and/or official military transcripts (if applicable).
    • Transcripts not in English must be accompanied by a certified translation.
    • Submit official documents by mail

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    576 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 576 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    576 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 576 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
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Funding

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