Course Comparison

Course BSc (Hons) Computing, Audio and Music Technology BA (Hons) Digital Media Design
Award Bachelor of Science - BSc (Hons) Bachelor of Arts - BA (Hons)
Duration 3 years 3 years
Course type Full-time Full-time
Placement - (+ optional placement)
Location Plymouth Plymouth
Provider School of Humanities and Performing Arts School of Art, Design and Architecture
Entry requirements

A levels

104 points. General studies accepted.

International Baccalaureate 

26 Points

Including Higher Level Music or a Technology related subject (e.g. Computer Science) at Grade 5. English and Mathematics accepted within as GCSE equivalent.

BTEC National Extended Diploma

DMM

BTEC National Diploma modules

If you hold a BTEC qualification it is vital that you provide our Admissions team with details of the exact modules you have studied as part of the BTEC. Without this information we may be unable to process your application quickly and you could experience significant delays in the progress of your application to study with us. Please explicitly state the full list of modules within your qualification at the time of application.

Access to HE Diploma

Achievement of the Access to HE Diploma, with at least 33 credits at Merit and/or Distinction.

Equivalent qualifications may be considered.

English language requirements.

For a full list of all acceptable qualifications please refer to our tariff glossary.

A Levels
96-112 points, from a minimum of 2 A Levels, General Studies accepted.

International baccalaureate
28 points

BTEC
18 Unit BTEC National Diploma/QCF Extended Diploma: DMM.

BTEC National Diploma modules
If you hold a BTEC qualification it is vital that you provide our Admissions team with details of the exact modules you have studied as part of the BTEC. Without this information we may be unable to process your application quickly and you could experience significant delays in the progress of your application to study with us. Please explicitly state the full list of modules within your qualification at the time of application.

Access Course
Pass a named Access to Higher Education Diploma with at least 33 credits at merit and/or distinction.

GCSE
Five passes including Mathematics and English Language grade C.

Equivalent qualifications may be considered.

English language requirements.

For a full list of all acceptable qualifications please refer to our tariff glossary.

Portfolio

Applicants must attend share their portfolio with us. Phone or Skype interviews can be arranged if you cannot attend in person.

We would like to see examples of your work if you have them, such as:

- a portfolio of drawings, sketches, character designs or game design.
- computer-based and online work: algorithmic artworks, web pages, games, blogs etc.
- media: video, photographs, sound pieces, music.

Applicants must demonstrate a commitment to new media/digital production or interactive arts.