BSc (Hons) Digital Media Computing 36 months Undergraduate Program By Birmingham City University |Top Universities

BSc (Hons) Digital Media Computing

Program Duration

36 monthsProgram duration

Main Subject Area

Communication and Media StudiesMain Subject Area

Program overview

Main Subject

Communication and Media Studies

Degree

BSc

Study Level

Undergraduate

Today’s world revolves around the use of digital media technologies and demands graduates with a mix of computing, technical and content creation skills to develop the next generation of digital media products. Our Digital Media Computing course is an intellectually challenging and highly rewarding degree that will prepare you to meet the professional and technical demands of industry. In the first year you will learn underlying principles of computer science, as well as visual design and human computer interaction, bringing these together through a collaborative innovation project. During the second and third year of study you will explore in more depth the areas of web application development, digital media processing, media production and 3D modelling and animation. You'll acquire skills in web technology, programming, animation, 3D modelling, video production, human-computer interaction and interface design to develop web and interactive digital media applications. As a graduates from this course, you will have the computing and multimedia skills to work with the latest technologies, as well as the versatility needed to succeed in a constantly evolving, challenging industry. You will be based at our City Centre Campus which houses cutting-edge facilities, including the largest university TV studio, within a purpose-built Media Centre at The Parkside Building. In 2017, we are spending £8.7 million on improvements to our facilities at Millennium Point so you’ll have even more access to dedicated, industry-standard equipment.

Program overview

Main Subject

Communication and Media Studies

Degree

BSc

Study Level

Undergraduate

Today’s world revolves around the use of digital media technologies and demands graduates with a mix of computing, technical and content creation skills to develop the next generation of digital media products. Our Digital Media Computing course is an intellectually challenging and highly rewarding degree that will prepare you to meet the professional and technical demands of industry. In the first year you will learn underlying principles of computer science, as well as visual design and human computer interaction, bringing these together through a collaborative innovation project. During the second and third year of study you will explore in more depth the areas of web application development, digital media processing, media production and 3D modelling and animation. You'll acquire skills in web technology, programming, animation, 3D modelling, video production, human-computer interaction and interface design to develop web and interactive digital media applications. As a graduates from this course, you will have the computing and multimedia skills to work with the latest technologies, as well as the versatility needed to succeed in a constantly evolving, challenging industry. You will be based at our City Centre Campus which houses cutting-edge facilities, including the largest university TV studio, within a purpose-built Media Centre at The Parkside Building. In 2017, we are spending £8.7 million on improvements to our facilities at Millennium Point so you’ll have even more access to dedicated, industry-standard equipment.

Admission requirements

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