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BA (Hons)Digital Media Arts

University of Surrey
United Kingdom, Guildford, Surrey
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Overview

This exciting Digital Media Arts degree programme gives you a unique pathway into the digital arts and creative industries. Our state-of-the-art facilities, expert staff and ground-breaking innovations in digital literacy and skills allow you to explore and develop progressive, potentially market-leading creative practices.

This degree gives you expert knowledge of how cutting-edge technology and methods are shaping the creative industries, both in the UK and abroad. By combining theory, practical skills and professional experience, we open up an unbeatable range of career opportunities for you.

Our unique approach combines three principles that are central to our vision: integration of practical technological skills with critical thinking; transformation of student experience into career opportunities through Professional Training placements with our leading international partners; and development of a holistic practice that will enhance your employability, entrepreneurialism and professional adaptability.

The degree is built around the development of your own arts practice. This is supported through an integrated approach combining practical and theoretical knowledge of contemporary digital arts with the development of professional and applied skills. To promote the flexibility needed to work in rapidly changing fields, the degree places an emphasis on combining and fusing approaches – you will become comfortable working in ways that value and make use of multiple specialisms and perspectives, often working collaboratively. The result is an unusually dynamic and stimulating environment of creative exploration and innovation.

Programme structure

Year 1
Digital Cultures
Histories of Media Arts
Art & the Avant-garde
Multi-Platform Narratives
Creative Technologies labs and studios, including:
- Still Photography
- Sound & Video
- Animation, Interaction & Games

Year 2

Interdisciplinary Studios
Interdisciplinary Workshops including options of:
- Creative Coding
- Game Development
- Documentary Video
- Short Film Fiction
Critical Media Theory
Interaction Design
Professional Contexts and Preparation

Year 3

Media Collaborations
Digital Media Casebook
Professional Portfolio
Research and Development for Creative Practice
Transdisciplinary Arts Project
Theory Option of Contemporary Arts & Intervention, or a list from School of Arts modules that may contain:
- Animation and the Virtual World
- Green Film
- Cinematic Horror

Career opportunities

Indicative career paths include cross-platform media development, games development, user experience design, animation, film/television production, digital post-production, independent media arts practices, live performance, marketing and advertising.

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States