This course is a one-year BA(Hons) top-up year for applicants who have successfully completed a two-year HND or foundation degree in digital media design, or another related discipline such as animation, motion graphics or graphic design.
The course is divided into four units – Cultural and Critical Studies, Digital Media design Practice, Professional Practice and a self-initiated project. Students produce a range of outcomes that include interface design, screen design, time-based media, digital image making and authoring.
HE (Degree Level)
You will require 240 Credits from the Foundation Degree in Digital Media Design.
The course is assessed through a mixture of practical and theoretical elements depending on the module but most are predominantly practical in their outcome. Each module has a practical and theoretical element that varies year on year depending on new developments in Digital Media, usually consisting of major practical project and a written component, such as a blog. Culture and Critical studies is assessed through a 5000-7000 word dissertation or 20min documentary podcast
A BA(Hons) in Digital Media Design from the University of Brighton
Students can enter into industry either as freelance designers or work in a range of design companies, or study at post graduate level.
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Meet our course leader, Tanya Neuss. She’ll tell you more about the degree course, what skills you’ll learn on the course and what opportunities you’ll have once you’ve graduated. You’ll also meet third-year student, Rebecca, who really enjoys developing her skills during client-led briefs.
Fabrica - June 2021