Web Production and Social Media BA (Hons)

London South Bank University Department of Education
En London (Inglaterra)

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  • Bachelor's degree
  • London (Inglaterra)
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Study web development, apps, community management and content production on this innovative course in brand-new facilities.

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London
103 Borough Road, SE1 0AA, London, Inglaterra
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¿Qué aprendes en este curso?

IT
Web
Social Media
Media
Production

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Modules

Methods of assessment for course overall: 100% coursework

Year 1
  • Online content production
    An introduction to producing content for the Web, including text, audio, video, and images. You will learn production techniques and popular platforms for hosting content online.
  • Web design principles
    You'll explore the main concepts behind current Web design practice, and gain knowledge of website production techniques.
  • Internet history
    The origins and development of the Internet are analysed, from which you'll be encouraged to conceptualise a new product or service taking advantage of emerging Web technology.
  • Scripting and coding
    Building on Web design principles, you'll explore fundamental methods of website creation using both client-side and server-side scripting.
  • Managing social media
    In this module you'll learn how to build and manage professional social media and online communities.
  • Convergent media practice
    This module encourages you to develop and express a critical understanding of the ways in which the convergence of art, media, and communications is currently being evaluated by leading researchers within academia.  Examples of how artists and practitioners are also responding to the converging cultural landscape will provide evidence of the blending and evolution of previously separated disciplines.
Year 2
  • User experience design
    You'll learn to research, design and test the online user experience, with the goal of improving interaction.
  • Advanced coding
    Building on the basic principles of website production learned in Year 1, this module provides a sophisticated understanding of dynamic code.
  • App creation
    You'll learn to develop apps for smartphones and tablets, including cross-platform considerations and optimising for the mobile Internet.
  • Online games
    This unit teaches the fundamental concepts of game design, and environments for creating games online.
  • Industry placement
    Your industry placement is an opportunity to apply and develop your skills, knowledge and networking abilities in an industry setting.
  • E-commerce and digital marketing
    Guest lectures, masterclasses and developing a professional profile, in preparation for work in the industry.
Year 3
  • Internet of things
    Internet connectivity is increasingly becoming embedded in ubiquitous everyday devices; this module provides you with the opportunity to conceive and prototype new embedded network services.
  • Big data futures
    This module looks at how huge online databases are providing opportunities for new services, and even systems that point towards a future of artificial intelligence.
  • Research project
    This project allows you to research and contextualise a specific area of interest within your own Web production and social media practice, and to deliver an in-depth piece of practical or theoretical research.
  • Independent project
    This module provides a critical framework through which to develop, realise and exhibit a coherent and critically informed advanced final year project. Building upon individual research and experimentation and supported by your teaching and technical staff, your work will be showcased to the industry in a high profile End of Year Show.

You'll be assessed by experienced tutors, lecturers, and Industry professionals, who combine their teaching with Web industry practice. Your practical work will be supported by a team of Technical Instructors. Assessment is by a combination of practical assignments and written coursework.