You'll be introduced to the University and the technical workshops and facilities available to you. The first stage includes a range of lectures and seminars and practical workshops where you’ll start to explore the relationship between theory and creative practice.
This unit introduces you to a range of research methods and tools appropriate to an advanced level of study in creative disciplines. It also outlines key issues and debates in contemporary visual and material culture.
This unit introduces you to a range of practical digital image making tools: Photography, video, graphics, typography, animation, sound, web design and writing content for online environments. To enable you to understand the visual and written content that the online environment demands.
During this semester you study in-depth the business of media and engage with ideas about contemporary media.
Option 1: The Business of Media: Processes, Models, Law, Regulation
In this unit you will examine the regulatory and intellectual property issues that you will need to engage with as a media professional.
Option 2: Interactive Production and Platforms
Post Production and Platforms - in this unit you develop advanced editing skills and have introductory workshops to: visual effects, virtual reality, digital animation and data visualisation.
Industry Based Project
This unit offers you the opportunity to work on a real world project set by industry.
You'll undertake a sustained practical project of your own choosing and develop your online professional profile and career plan.
Final Major Project and Professional Practices
You'll research and develop an individual or group project of your choosing for a target audience. You will also create an online professional profile and develop a career plan.
Fees and additional course costs
The course fees per year for 2020 entry are:
- UK and EU students full-time - £8,000
- International students full-time - £16,250 (standard fee)
- International students full-time - £15,600 (full early payment fee)
Additional course costs
In addition to the tuition fees please see the additional course costs, these are still to be finalised for 2020 entry but as a guide please see the additional course costs for 2019 entry.
Find out more about our course fees and any financial support you may be entitled to:
These fees are correct for the stated academic year only. Costs may increase each year during a student’s period of continued registration on course in line with inflation (subject to any maximum regulated tuition fee limit). Any adjustment for continuing students will be at or below the RPI-X forecast rate.
Fee discounts and scholarships
To support all of our current students and our recent UK and EU alumni to progress to the next level of study, we have developed a new range of fee discounts across a range of courses.
This course prepares you for further research or study, or for a wide range of communication and media careers in:
- Television post production
- Media content production
- Corporate communications
- Campaigns and communication in the public and the third sector
- Media enterprise and business start-ups.