Educational Media

Are you excited by digital technology and its enormous potential to enhance learning? Educational media specialists play a crucial role in helping educational and other organisations deliver innovative content to engage, inform and inspire.

Opportunities in the field are increasing worldwide. Educational Media puts them firmly within your reach.

The degree prepares you for career success in two key, complementary ways.

One, it gives you a broad understanding of the principles of learning, including through the use of digital storytelling and online learning platforms. Two, it provides the digital technology skills to create and/or manage a range of media for enhanced learning effectiveness.

Depending on your career aspirations and course choices, you could also gain:

  • capabilities in the design and development of educational VR (virtual reality) applications
  • deep insight into contemporary educational issues, such as inclusivity
  • knowledge of education design cultures and aesthetic principles.

And you’ll have the opportunity to gain invaluable real-world experience through an industry placement with an organisation that builds and uses educational media.

Please note, however, that this degree will not qualify you to register or practise as a teacher.

Degrees that offer this study area


Career Opportunities

  • Media officer
  • Educational developer
  • Educational designer
  • Roles where a combination of knowledge in education and media is required, such as in schools, universities, museums, art galleries, other cultural, educational, or training institutions.


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