Digital Asset and Media Management

Location
United Kingdom
Dates
Starts Sep 2019 (1 year)
Course Type
Postgraduate Course
Accreditation
Yes (Details)
Language
English
Course Fee
$31,211

Course Overview

This course looks at the creation, management, curation and repurposing of digital media and digital assets. As the digital aspects of content industries, the cultural heritage sector and the private sector are reaching maturity, career opportunities have mushroomed worldwide for professionals, who are familiar with digital media and have the skills to manage digital content throughout its lifecycle.

Key Benefits:

  • We draw on a wide range of expertise, offering insights into curatorial and archival practices of dealing with digital assets as well as into technologies and wider socio-economic questions such as rights and project management.
  • The course tutors offer unrivalled expertise in technologies and processes that allow the quick and efficient storage, retrieval and reuse of digital assets. They come from a diverse and highly interdisciplinary background, having run digital archives or worked in the digital industries in the past.
  • Through the optional internship module students can have direct access to some of the world's most important culture and media institutions.
  • Close links and regular speakers from the content sector give students insights and up-to-the-minute knowledge of the subject area.

Who should take this course

Bachelors degree with 2:1 honours valid in any discipline and/or substantial work experience involving the management, use or creation of digital media and resources.

Accreditation

MA

Course content

Courses are divided into modules. You will normally take modules totalling 180 credits.

Required Modules:

You are required to take:

  • Introduction to Digital Asset & Media Management (40 credits)
  • Dissertation (60 credits)

Optional Modules:

In addition, you are required to take four modules (totalling 80 credits) from a list of optional modules that may typically include:

  • Web Technologies (20 credits)
  • Digital Publishing (20 credits)
  • Communication & Consumption of Cultural Heritage (20 credits)
  • Digital Media, Digital Marketing (20 credits)
  • From Information to Knowledge (20 credits)
  • Digital Asset & Media Management in the Broadcast Media (20 credits)
  • Introduction to Data Journalism (20 credits)
  • Management for Digital Content Industries (20 credits)
  • Digital Asset & Media Technologies in Practice (20 credits)
  • Internship: Digital Asset & Media Management in the Workplace (20 credits)
  • Maps, Apps & the GeoWeb (20 credits)
  • Data Journalism (20 credits)
  • Network Literacy (20 credits)
  • Digital Publishing (20 credits)
  • Open Culture (20 credits)
  • From Information to Knowledge - Metadata & Systems for Digital Assets & Media (20 credits)
  • Management for Digital Content Industries (20 credits)
  • Digital Media, Digital Marketing (20 credits)
  • Curating & Preserving Digital Culture (20 credits)
  • Crowds & Clouds - Digital Ecosystems (20 credits)

Fees:

  • Full time overseas fees:

About Course Provider

King's College London is one of the top 10 UK universities in the world (QS World University Rankings, 2018/19) and among the oldest in England.

King's vision is to make the world a better place, building on our history of pioneering research that has advanced and shaped modern life, such as: the discovery of the structure of DNA; research to better understand autism and develop life-changing therapies; informing air pollution awareness and policy; research that led to the development of radio, radar, television and mobile phones; and making maths available to the underprivileged. These are all ways that we are having a transformational impact on society.

Our intellectually rigorous teaching environment is coupled with a commitment to providing a rich and supportive student experience. We have more than 31,000 students (of whom nearly 12,800 are postgraduates, with 1,000 students enrolled in online masters courses) from 150 countries worldwide, meaning that students are part of a truly international community. Our 8,500 members of staff collaborate with students to help them get the most out of their degree. Many of our academics are also researchers working within and influencing their industries, meaning that students learn the latest thinking and understand its practical and contemporary relevance.

King's College London and Guy's and St Thomas'‚Äč, King's College Hospital and South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trusts are part of King's Health Partners. King's Health Partners Academic Health Sciences Centre (AHSC) is a pioneering global collaboration between one of the world's leading research-led universities and three of London's most successful NHS Foundation Trusts, including leading teaching hospitals and comprehensive mental health services.

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