Swansea University

Swansea University

Digital Media

This course examines some of the key issues confronting 21st-century global societies through a dynamic programme that combines theoretical and applied perspectives. Students will be encouraged to apply media theory, political and social theory and research tools in analysing and understanding digital media. Key historical, policy and practice dimensions of new media will be explored as well as focusing on research methodologies for those undertaking research on digital media and technology.

Entry requirements

The typical entry requirement is a 1st degree in a relevant discipline, normally a lower 2nd or above or equivalent. Overseas students are expected to possess an IELTS score of 6.5.

Course modules

Modules typically include: Thinking about digital media; the digital edge; global media; comparative journalism; professional and promotional writing; the digital edge; digital skills and defence; the business and politics of digital media; online journalism.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 5,700 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MA Full-time £ 13,300 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MA Part-time £ 1,900 per Academic year (home fees) 3 years
MA Part-time £ 4,450 per Academic year (overseas fees) 3 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Singleton Park, Swansea Swansea SA2 8PP Wales

Key information

Collge of Arts and Humanities Admissions Office
Telephone number: 
01792 606752