Digital Design MA
Application deadlines: 15 January
Application fee: £12
International tuition: £13,600
Domestic tuition: £5,300
Students will have access to industry-standard software and hardware such as Adobe Creative Suite and Autodesk MAYA while working in a dynamic environment with ongoing digital design and multimedia research, and commercial projects. There are also opportunities to work on digital projects set by external companies and other organisations.
This program can be done
Typical entry requirements You should have the equivalent or above of a 2:2 UK bachelor’s honours degree in one of the following subjects: Digital Design, Multimedia Design, Animation, Visual Communications, Graphic Design, Interior Design, Product Design, Fashion Design, Computer Arts, Computer Technology, Digital Marketing or a related subject. If you have other professional qualifications and industry experience we will consider your application on an individual basis. You must have a suitable portfolio of digital or visual communications work and some experience of using multimedia software tools such as Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator Flash, Dreamweaver, After Effects. Ideally, you will also have experience of using 3D software such as Autodesk MAYA or 3DMax. Interview and Portfolio Applicants with relevant qualifications should submit a portfolio of work (please see our Digital Design MA application portfolio advice for full details). Overseas applicants will be invited to send samples of their work.. International students If English is not your first language an IELTS score of 6.0 overall with 5.5 in each band, or equivalent when you start the course is essential.
Previous graduates have found employment as web and digital designers or set up their own freelance business. Two students won university enterprise awards enabling them to set up their new business in the university’s Innovation Centre. Also graduates are working as a senior web designer, app designer, multimedia production director, freelance multimedia designer, interface developer, graphic designer, digital product designer, interior designer and a digital marketing and branding executive.