University of Portsmouth

University of Portsmouth

Digital Media

This course considers the theoretical, practical and technical aspects of media production and offers specialised topic choices for students to tailor the course to their personal strengths and future career plans.

Entry requirements

A minimum of a 2nd Class Honours degree in a computing or information technology subject or an art-based subject with a significant information technology component, or equivalent professional experience and/or qualifications. English language proficiency at a minimum of IELTS band 6.5 with no component score below 6.0.

Course modules

Core modules include: Advance web technologies; multmedia asset production; primary empirical techniques for original research; professional development. Optional modules include: Computer graphics techniques and applications; post-production and special effects; programming principles for 2D and 3D animation; sound synthesis and processing.

Assessment methods

Due to the practical nature of this course, assessment is extremely varied and includes: practical projects; work portfolios; essays/review articles; multiple choice tests; oral presentations; examinations.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 5,100 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 12,100 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MSc Part-time £ 1,700 per Academic year (home fees) 3 years
MSc Part-time £ 4,030 per Academic year (overseas fees) 3 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Site Portsmouth PO1 2UP South East

Key information

Admissions Team, Faculty of Creative and Cultural Industries
Telephone number: 
023 9284 2421