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Digital Media and Communication (Honours), B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months


The University of Westminster was the first institution to deliver a media studies degree and we continue to embrace new and emerging technologies to ensure that our courses meet tomorrow’s needs. The course combines a rigorous programme of academic study with the practical knowledge you need to work across the digital and creative industries. 

The Digital Media and Communication (Honours) degree offered at the University of Westminster benefits from its close links to CAMRI, our internationally renowned Communication and Media Research Institute. You will learn from and debate with academics who are at the forefront of their field, helping you to develop a critical perspective on the social and cultural dimensions of media that will ensure you are always ahead of the game.  

Career Path 

Digital media and communications are central to most organisations and digital skills are amongst the most sought after in graduates. As a result, our students are ideally placed to build successful careers across both the private and public sector.

As well as in traditional media organisations, in the past our students found employment in digital and public relations agencies, the arts and culture sectors and consulting. Past employers include the Royal College of Art and McKinsey Consulting. 

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Internet Cultures
  • Introduction to Web Production and Design
  • Media and Society
  • Media and Globalisation
  • Intermediate Web Production and Design
  • Theories of Media and Communication
  • Advanced Web Production and Design
  • Researching Media and Communication
  • Design for Mobile Platforms

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 – BBB excluding General Studies
  • International Baccalaureate – 28 points (including a minimum of 5 in Higher English)
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 Extended National Diploma – DDM
  • Access to HE Diploma – Pass with 45 credits at Level 3 with a minimum of 36 Level 3 credits at Merit or Distinction.
  • GCSE minimum grade 4 (Grade C in grading system prior to 2017) in Maths and English
  • International Baccalaureate – 28 points (including a minimum of 5 in Higher English)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13400 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13400 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    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.


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