The MA in Digital Media explores the colourful past, present and future of digital media.
Ideal for recent graduates or current professionals, this course offers a fresh contemporary angle on the biggest societal issues of today, drawing upon our expertise in media and communication studies.
You will explore the business and politics of digital media with leading academics, combining theoretical and applied perspectives to give a robust framework for understanding contemporary debates.
Also covered are academic trends within the study of digital media and technology, and the common research methodologies appropriate in the field, and highly desired by employers.
Why Digital Media at Swansea?
Swansea University is a strong name in the teaching of digital media.
Based on our energising Singleton Park campus, in parkland overlooking Swansea Bay, we have the depth of digital expertise together with a full range of modern facilities to ensure your learning is as up to the minute as possible.
Designed to promote individual and collaborative research activity of international standard, the Graduate Centre provides a supportive environment for postgraduate research and taught masters study.
It offers postgraduate training to enhance academic and professional development and facilitates seminar programmes, workshops and international conferences.
Your Digital Media Experience
You will study a set number of 20-credit modules before taking a 60-credit dissertation project of your choosing in the second part of the course or undertaking a professional media project incorporating practical elements of the course, and a short unpaid work placement.
Modules include the digital revolution, the digital edge, the business and politics of digital media, and digital journalism.
You have the further option of acquiring digital design and marketing skills.
Swansea University was named University of the Year in the 2019 Whatuni Student Choice Awards for the second time in five years. As well as being crowned University of the Year, Swansea University took the top spot in the International category and placed top three in the Postgraduate, and Course and Lecturers categories. The Whatuni Student Choice Awards are voted for entirely by students, with more than 41,000 reviews and comments submitted from more than 160 UK institutions.
In the prestigious Guardian University Guide 2021, we are placed 24th in the UK and have won the Welsh University of the Year title for the second time in three years, cementing our position as Wales’ leading higher education institution.
We place our students at the heart of everything. As a result, we achieved a gold rating, the highest rating possible, in the national Teaching Excellence and Student Outcomes Framework (TEF) and are ranked 6th in the UK for student satisfaction in the National Student Survey for 2020.
Our stunning waterfront campuses make us a desirable location for students and staff from around the world, and our multicultural community provides a global perspective, enabling those who join us to develop skills and knowledge that set them on successful and enriching careers.