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BSc Digital Media

This programme trains creative media technologists for the burgeoning multimedia industry.

BSc Digital Media


Overview

This programme trains creative media technologists for the burgeoning multimedia industry. Its multi-disciplinary framework anchors students through foundational mastery in key knowledge areas, and then equips them with the requisite specialist know-how and skills strategic areas of expertise, including electronic media systems, computing/ IT, multimedia networks, as well as media communication.

Students may pursue Digital Media as a single subject or in combination with a Minor.

Refer to Minor Courses for more details.

Financial Assistance

There are also various types of financial aid available to students who need financial assistance. Please click here for more details.

Programme Structure

Students who perform well academically in the basic degree programme may be invited to pursue the Honours programme, which will be offered only if the requisite number of students sign up for it. Graduating students who meet the eligibility criteria for an Honours classification will be awarded an Honours degree based on aggregate academic performance measured by the cumulative grade point average (CGPA) assessed throughout the degree programme.

To graduate with a basic degree, students are required to complete a total of 130 credit units (cu) of courses, inclusive of 10 cu of SUSS core courses. Students are required to complete a total of 170 credit units (cu) of courses, inclusive of 10 cu of SUSS core courses in order to graduate from the Honours programme. Graduating students who meet the eligbility criteria for an Honours classification will be awarded an Honours degree based on aggregate academic perfomance measured by the cumulative grade point average (CGPA) assessed throughout the degree programme. All courses are 5 cu unless stated otherwise.

BSc Digital Media

Students are required to complete a total of 130 credit units (cu) to graduate with a basic degree, inclusive of 10 cu of SUSS core courses.

The breakdown of the cu to be completed is:

  • 90 cu of Compulsory courses;
  • 30 cu of Major Elective courses;
  • 10 cu of SUSS Core courses.

BSc Digital Media with Minor

Students are required to complete a total of 130 credit units (cu) to graduate with a basic degree, inclusive of 10 cu of SUSS core courses.

The breakdown of the cu to be completed is:

  • 50 cu of Compulsory courses;
  • 30 cu of Major Elective courses;
  • 40 cu of Minor courses (Military Studies); and
  • 10 cu of SUSS Core courses.

The degree programme is designed for practising professionals and graduates with local polytechnic diplomas in science or engineering or with "A" Levels. This programme is for students who are looking to earn a qualification to work in the multimedia industries as well as the working professionals who wish to upgrade their knowledge and skills in multimedia technology.

The programme is also open to all students whose entrance qualifications are not science or engineering based but have met the general Singapore University of Social Sciences entry requirements.

Graduates may work as multimedia specialists, graphic artists, photographers, designers, audio and video producers, computer game designers, mobile phone app developers or even teach multimedia topics in schools.
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