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China is one of the places in the world for digital media consumption, and you have a chance to be part of it.

Have you ever wanted to create amazing and inspiring content with the latest digital technology? Have you ever had the burning desire to communicate your creative and critical thoughts with a worldwide audience? If you have ever wanted to show the world the skills in digital aesthetics, visual effects, or innovative storytelling, then this is the programme for you!

BA Digital Media Arts is an intense, practice-based, and technology-driven programme where you will create digital content for media consumption. Your practice will be related to motion design, compositing, creative coding, and visual effects (VFX).

You will be required to be creative, but with an enquiring mind which understands audiences and future media trends. You will learn to negotiate a fast-paced technological world.

This is not available on the 2+2 route.

  • Experience a cutting-edge, technology-driven, project-based curriculum in a collaborative, teamwork-based ethos
  • Learn in new state-of-the-art facilities, including a Motion Capture rig, green screen, virtual reality system, and VFX facilities and take advantage of a fully functional digital media lab on campus
  • Learn from international staff with industry expertise and industry guest speakers
  • Get opportunities for work experience and live projects
  • Earn two degrees: an XJTLU degree from the Chinese Ministry of Education and a globally recognised degree from the University of Liverpool, a member of the Russell Group of leading UK universities.
  • START DATE September 2023
  • ATTENDANCEFull time
  • DURATIONThree or four years
  • 2+2 StudyNot Available
  • LOCATIONSuzhou
  • SCHOOLSchool of Film and TV Arts
Qualification XJTLU BA Digital Media Arts University of Liverpool BA Digital Media Arts More about qualifications

Knowledge and skills

By the time you graduate from the BA Digital Media Arts programme, you will have:

  • a full awareness of your creative potential as a digital media artist, with the ability to take your knowledge, specialist skills and understanding into the world of work using creative, intellectual, analytical and research skills
  • an informed, creative and critical approach both to understanding digital media, culture and communications in contemporary society, and also to your own forms of media, communicative and expressive practice
  • an understanding of production processes and professional practices within digital media, cultural and creative industries
  • competency in the management and operation of production technologies, procedures and processes
  • the ability to engage with and to advance creative processes in one or more forms of digital media or cultural production.
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The creative industries play to the strengths of the fusion of art and technology skills – the defining feature of the digital media arts degree. This is essential for the future generation of all of the creative and digital industries.
Cheng-Hung Lo
Programme director


I have learned how to make an experimental film for COM213. While breaking the conventions of traditional commercial films, more attention is paid to the processing of sound. These are not things that only one person can do successfully, which taught me the importance of group work.
Ye Yuan
Student, BA Digital Media Arts, China


Graduates from this programme will be well-prepared for positions such as Motion designer, new media content designer, interaction designer, post-production editor, 2D/3D animator, concept designer, VFX artist, and digital media entrepreneur.

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