University of Hull

University of Hull

Digital Media

The MA in Digital Media offers you the opportunity to explore digital media practice and management, engaging critically and creatively with problems focused around digital media . The programme capitalises on sector needs in delivering applicants who understand the role that digital media can play across different business functions, including marketing, IT, and executive management. You are encouraged to explore professionally-driven issues and concentrate on resolving complex scenarios, through creative problem solving. Our programme enables you to understand how digital media can be used to effectively communicate ideas and how it can be used in larger challenges, such as those posed by "big data". You may undertake specific elements of the programme to obtain a PGCert in Digital Curation, rather than the full Masters programme.

Entry requirements

A good 1st degree preferably in Digital Media related subject areas, 2.1 honours or above is desirable but not essential. All applicants will be interviewed; International applicants - Competence in English is required for international students. For example: IELTS with 6.0 overall with 5.5 in each skill; previous study in English is accepted; candidates that do not meet the language requirements may take an English course at the University of Hull prior to entering the programme.

Course modules

Core modules - All modules on this programme of study are core, with emphasis on the areas of digital media production, management and curation. You gain a practical understanding of the application of digital media technologies, combined with an understanding of how these can be used in practice.;

Dissertation - Our staff provide you with a selection of ideas that you may wish to pursue for your dissertation but we also encourage you to follow your own interests to construct your own independent proposal.

Assessment methods

Programme content - A series of taught modules is combined with a large independent study element, the dissertation. You are provided with research skills training to support the dissertation work. The independent study element in the final semester of the course is supported through guided frequent supervisory meetings.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,500 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,200 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,200 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,200 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,200 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,200 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MA Part-time September 2016 - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Hull Campus Hull HU6 7RX Yorkshire and the Humber

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Postgraduate Admissions Office
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