Birkbeck, University of London

Birkbeck, University of London

Digital Media Design

This programme concentrates on industry-standard techniques, introducing you to core development tools and how to use them. You will develop skills in coding, visual design and image manipulation, and an appreciation of user experience through research. By the end of the course you will have built connections with companies and industry networks, and have developed project-based portfolios that will greatly facilitate your entry into the job market.

Course modules

Compulsory modules: Digital design thinking; visual design and web project; web development and user experience; final project. Indicative option modules: Advanced layout and design; contemporary American cinema; cultural memory - memory cultures; digital culture; managing a digital project; public relations and professional communications; social media and online branding; the inside out of culture: theories and institutions; theoretical perspectives on media; web-based journalism and online media production.

Assessment methods

The programme is assessed by coursework only, including production of digital items, critical evaluations and essays.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time October 2018 GBP 14,850 per Year 1 (International) 1 Years
MA Full-time October 2018 GBP 8,175 per Year 1 (Home/EU) 1 Years
MA Part-time October 2018 GBP 7,425 per Year 1 (International) 2 Years
MA Part-time October 2018 GBP 4,075 per Year 1 (Home/EU) 2 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Site WC1E 7HX London

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