Bachelor of Arts in Digital Media (Top Up)

General

Program Description

This is a practice-based course which is informed by key theoretical considerations from the area discipline of digital media. It will prepare students for professional careers in the digital media sector within the media, design and communications industries. As such, it aligns well with the ethos of the School of Media and Performing Arts, preparing students to become reflective and sustainable practitioners in the field of digital media design, research, production and professional practice. It takes a transmedia or cross-media approach: enabling students to become familiar with a range of critical and creative media tools and technologies to inform their practice and understanding. It will, therefore, be well placed to address the rapid developments concerning the impact of new media technologies and broader changes to the media and communications landscape.

Minimum Entry Requirements:

  • Completion of Raffles Singapore Advanced Diploma; or
  • Equivalent

Core

  • Analysing Media and Communication
  • Elective
  • Final Digital Media Research Project
  • Professional Practice Portfolio
  • Research and Development in Digital Media

Electives*

  • Advanced English: Academic Essay Writing
  • Design Promotion
  • Enhancing Reflective Study Skills Across Cultural Boundaries
  • Global Experience in Art and Design
  • How to set up a Freelance Business

*Choose any 1 of the elective modules

Career Opportunities

Areas of employment include:

  • Art Director
  • Digital Creative Director
  • Multimedia Designer
  • Video or Film Post-Production Artist
  • Web Designer/Developer
  • 3D Graphics Designer and Motion Graphic Designer
  • Flash Designer
  • User Interface Designer
  • Interactive Designer
  • Video Designer
Last updated November 2019

About the School

We embrace a holistic education through the development of superior thinking processes, the mastery of communication, and the acquisition of thorough and effective work methods.

We embrace a holistic education through the development of superior thinking processes, the mastery of communication, and the acquisition of thorough and effective work methods. Read less