This course provides in-depth knowledge and skills in the processes and technologies required to manage the development of digital media products from inception to the marketplace. The course will promote an awareness of professional, legal and ethical considerations, enabling you to research, manage data and communicate effectively.
The programme is designed to give you a comprehensive understanding of the technologies and business processes relevant to the digital media industry with a particular focus on professional applications and practical skills.
The modules on this course are accredited by Skillset, the Sector Skills Council for the digital media industry. They can be used as credit towards Skillset’s MA in Professional Media Practice, a flexible programme delivered across the UK by Skillset academies.
Why Choose Us?
Birmingham City University’s School of Digital Media Technology offers technology-based multimedia courses, business services and research projects in the areas of film, special effects and television production, sound and music, and games and multimedia technology.
The School is a recognised Skillset Media Academy – a centre of excellence in television and interactive media. Our success is the result of a careful balance between teaching, participation in research and consultancy activities and close ties with industry.
Located in the prestigious £114 million City Centre Campus at Millennium Point in the heart of Birmingham, we have fantastic facilities that support students from all levels of study including foundation, professional development short courses and postgraduate research courses.
With film and television studios, multi-track recording studios, post-production facilities and several hundred multimedia stations, our facilities extend to an incredible 1,200 sq m of dedicated facilities, with further expansion planned for the near future.
The school has approximately 900 students, and 30 academic and support staff .
Collaboration with industry is at the heart of our teaching, enabling us to keep our courses relevant and up-to-date and putting our students in prime position for opportunities to contribute to real-life projects, and career opportunities.
We have established a thriving association with the BBC Birmingham Big Screen project, which provides students with opportunities to obtain valuable work experience that has previously led to full-time employment.
As part of the course, you are required to undertake a practical project which has relevance to the digital media industry. Many of these projects are real world projects for companies based in the region.
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