University of Edinburgh

University of Edinburgh

Design and Digital Media

This programme of study addresses the growing need for professional education in digital technology applied to design, including its social, cultural and philosophical implications. This programme develops wide skills in digital techniques and a critical framework to appraise the application of these technologies to design. The course addresses the needs of practitioners, managers, decision-makers and educators who want to be informed by first-hand knowledge of the technical possibilities of digital technology and an awareness of social, cultural and business contexts.

Entry requirements

Normally a 2.1 Honours degree or its equivalent if outside the UK; the subject discipline is not as important as aptitude and commitment to study in this area; equivalent experience may be considered as alternative fulfilment of part or all of the requirement in individual cases; applicants whose 1st language is not English require: IELTS 6.5 (with at least 6.0 in each module); TOEFL internet-based test 92 (with at least 20 in each module); PTE 61 (with at least 56 in each of the communicative skills sections); or CPE grade C or CAE grade B.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 18,100 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 8,100 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Part-time £ 4,050 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
MSc Part-time £ 9,050 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Edinburgh College of Art Edinburgh EH3 9DF Scotland

Key information

ECA Graduate School
Telephone number: 
0131 650 4086