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Digital Media and Web Technology, Bachelor

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #67 (WUR) Online
Unleash your creativity and enhance your technical skills with our Digital Media and Web Technology degree. Follow your interests and prepare for a career in digital design with University of Maryland University College's online digital media degree, where you can explore web technology, motion graphics, or digital design.
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Overview

You'll gain hands-on experience in creating digital works using industry-standard software and incorporating design theory and efficient workflows. You'll be equipped to work in such areas as web design, electronic publishing, motion graphics, multimedia, animation, and graphic design.

In your online Digital Media and Web Technology programme at University of Maryland University College, you'll learn the theories, technologies, techniques, and best practices that govern the effective design of interactive, immersive, and engaging digital media across many different platforms. We'll lead you through the entire design process, from pre-planning to concept design to final publishing. You'll use industry-standard Adobe Creative Suite software, including InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Flash, and After Effects.

Through your coursework, you will learn how to:

  • Design, develop, and manage digital media using current and emerging technologies that adhere to industry standards
  • Analyze needs and effectively manage projects and resources, applying sound business principles and technology
  • Design and develop digital, interactive, and web-based media to meet customer requirements and usability standards
  • Develop, test, and implement web and multimedia applications using techniques for scripting and programming
  • Effectively apply relevant theories, practices, and principles when designing and developing works of digital media

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:

  • Introduction to Interactive Design
  • Fundamentals of Digital Media
  • Current Trends and Projects in Digital Media and Web Technology
  • Principles of Web Design and Technology
  • Image Editing
  • Illustration Graphics
  • Fundamentals of JavaScript
  • Web Development Using XML
  • Web Application Development Using AJAX

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    79

    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.

  • 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

Secondary education (high school graduation): If you have earned fewer than 24 transferable credits at a U.S. college or university, you must verify your completion of the equivalent of a U.S. secondary education by doing one of the following:

  • Requesting an evaluation from an approved international credit evaluation service
  • Providing official transcripts showing completion of the U.S. General Education Development, known as the GED, exam with a passing score

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

    499 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 499 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    300 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 300 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
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Funding

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