/BSc (Hons) Digital Media and Communications

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Provided by: Manchester Metropolitan University

Course Area: North West

Course Type: Degree (Honours)

Start date: 20210913

End date: 20240723

Subjects: Data Analytics, Digital Media, Project, Web Development

Price: £6,000 to £10,000

Delivery Method: Face to face

Course overview

This is a degree made for inquiring and creative minds – and it’s especially geared to those seeking careers in creative digital industries. Study with us and you’ll explore the creation, manipulation and processing of digital content for new communication and media technologies. But you’ll also go further behind the scenes – looking at the social science and theoretical frameworks beneath this content production.


Supported by a team of committed and enthusiastic lecturers and researchers, you’ll be encouraged to find your own creative identity and express yourself through a variety of digital content, media and genres, including documentary, photography and much more. You’ll also acquire a range of business-planning and research skills that will boost your employability in today’s multiplatform digital environments.


This course has a Foundation Year available.

Who is this course for

The rapidly changing digital media and creative industries offer career opportunities in an extremely wide range of industry sectors including web design, media development, computing and system management, teaching, information management, IT consultancy, and as managers and administrators in a wide variety of public and private organisations. Previous graduates have been employed by new media companies across the North West and nationally.

What will I learn

Given the nature of our courses in Information and Communications, which keep abreast of and feed into developments in industry, we regularly review, enhance and update our degree programmes.


This degree programme suits inquiring and creative minds, and those seeking careers in television, radio, film and other media. You will investigate the creation, manipulation and processing of digital content for new communication and media technologies. You are encouraged to find your own creative identity and to express yourself through digital content. The course includes the social science theoretical frameworks in which content production is embedded and uses selected digital media to provide technical treatments of media content production.


The rapidly changing digital media and culture industries offer many career opportunities in a wide range of industry sectors, including television, radio, film and new media. Digital multimedia technologies are also being used to create content for education, non-broadcast parts of the AV sector and in industries such as travel and tourism. The market for skills in all of these areas is strong and expanding whilst the project management experience you can gain is valued across many job sectors.

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