Swansea University

Swansea University

Digital Media

Visit our website for more information on fees, scholarships, postgraduate loans and other funding options to study at Swansea University - 'Welsh University of the Year 2017' (Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2017). This programme offers a contemporary look at some of the biggest issues facing societies today, drawing upon expertise in media and communication studies. Leading academics will explore with you the business and politics of digital media, combining theoretical and applied perspectives and giving you a framework for understanding contemporary debates. This MA also gives essential knowledge of academic trends within the study of digital media and technology, and presents research methodologies that are appropriate for the field and highly sought after by employers.

Course modules

Modules typically include: digital publishing; documentary making; global media and journalism; online journalism; political economy of the media; public relations, branding and promotion, including on social media; the business and politics of digital media; the digital edge (contemporary issues in digital media); the digital revolution.

Assessment methods

The course is split across the year. You will take three modules in each academic semester (a total of six modules) and then complete a dissertation over the summer. The dissertation component allows you to write a 16,000 word dissertation, which will draw on issues and themes developed throughout the year.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2017 GBP 13,700 per Year 1 (International) 1 Years
MA Full-time September 2017 GBP 6,200 per Year 1 (Home/EU) 1 Years
MA Part-time September 2017 GBP 4,600 per Year 1 (International) 3 Years
MA Part-time September 2017 GBP 2,050 per Year 1 (Home/EU) 3 Years

Campus details

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

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