Postgraduate study2016

MSc

Digital Media Systems

Loughborough University London

Year of entry: 2016

1 year full-time or up to 4 years part-time

You will have the opportunity to engage with advanced research motivated problems in the areas of media capturing, processing, rendering and user perception. User interaction techniques with human perception and quality of experience assessment methods are also included in the programme.

MSc

Digital Media Systems

Loughborough University London

Year of entry: 2016

1 year full-time or up to 4 years part-time

You will have the opportunity to engage with advanced research motivated problems in the areas of media capturing, processing, rendering and user perception. User interaction techniques with human perception and quality of experience assessment methods are also included in the programme.

Programme information

This programme will help you to build knowledge and develop expertise in multimedia signal capturing, coding, processing, adaptation and rendering, so as to be able to develop high-end home and low-end mobile media applications which are growing in popularity. User interaction techniques with human perception and quality of experience assessment methods are also included in the programme.

Specific modules dedicated to 3D media processing and user perception evaluation are taught by the leading experts in the area. You will also benefit from experience in 3D media environments first-hand.

Core study areas include: collaborative project; fundamentals of multimedia signals and processing; media processing and coding; advanced 3D user environments; an individual project (which can be a dissertation or business plan or placement project).

Optional study areas include: intellectual property; understanding business failure; content and network security; Internet of Things and applications; introduction to programming; Matlab; media cloud applications and services.

Subject Enhancement areas include: design thinking (managing design & innovation process); media and creative industries: context and practices; media and creative industries: critical perspectives; leadership models and practices; principles of entrepreneurship and innovation.

Assessment

Modules are assessed primarily by exams and may also include a combination of essays, group exercises, presentations and time constrained assignments.

Entry qualification

Minimum of a lower second class honours degree in electronics, computing, physics, mathematics or a related degree preferably with industrial experience from a UK university, or an equivalent overseas qualification recognised by Loughborough University.

English Language requirements: IELTS 6.5 overall, with a minimum of 6.0 in each subtest (Reading, Listening, Writing and Speaking) or equivalent.

Careers and further study

Graduating from this programme will provide you with job opportunities in media technologies and creative industries, as well as communication industries and service providers. You will also have the knowledge required to enter a wide research field related to media systems and applications.

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We are delighted that you are considering Loughborough University in London as your postgraduate destination.

We have a long tradition of producing graduates who are highly sought after by employers.

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