University of Glasgow
Digital Media & Information Studies/History of Art MA (Hons)
University of Glasgow

Key Course Facts

Salary

Salary of Graduates in Computing

Important: Salary data below is not course specific, but contains data of all students of Information Systems at the university. Due to data collection methodology, salary data is mainly based on data related to undergraduate students.

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £34000 £34500 £40000
25-75 percentile range £30000 - £40000 £26000 - £42000 £29500 - £49000


Salary of all UK Graduates of Computing

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £22843 £21321 £25407
25-75 percentile range £19623 - £26203 £16281 - £27040 £19094 - £32908

Course Description

DIGITAL MEDIA & INFORMATION STUDIES: Digital media and information studies explores the creation, use and impact of digital content and information in the arts, humanities and society at large. It brings a human perspective to the issues of the digital age. This programme is accredited by CILIP, the Chartered Institute of Library & Information Professionals. HISTORY OF ART: History of art seeks to understand how and why paintings, sculptures, buildings, and works of design in a variety of media come to look the way they do. You will benefit from the extensive resources of the University Library and Archives, and The Hunterian, the University’s museum and art gallery, which feature the world-famous Hunter, Whistler and Mackintosh collections. You will also have access to Kelvin Hall, the University and city’s innovative collections-access centre. In your third-year vacation you will receive a grant to assist you to visit museums, galleries and buildings relevant to your studies.

Jobs & Career Perspectives

15 months after graduation, graduates of this course were asked about what they do and, if they are working, about their current job and their perspectives.

Current jobs

Required skill level of job after 15 months

Jobs of graduates of this course (15 months after graduation)

Example below based on all graduates of Digital Media & Information Studies/History of Art MA (Hons) at University of Glasgow

15% Legal professionals
10% Finance Professionals
10% Business, Research and Administrative Professionals
10% Business and public service associate professionals
10% Business and public service associate professionals
10% Administrative occupations
10% Sales occupations
5% Teaching Professionals
5% Business, Research and Administrative Professionals
5% Teaching and Childcare Support Occupation

Entry Requirements / Admissions

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for Information Systems


Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still study Digital Media & Information Studies/History of Art, MA (Hons), if you do not meet the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements.

Costs

Average student cost of living in the UK

Rent £518
Water, gas electricity, internet (at home) £50
Supermarket shopping £81
Clothing £35
Eating out £33
Alcohol £27
Takeaways / food deliveries £30
Going out / entertainment (excl.alcohol, food) £24
Holidays and weekend trips £78
Transport within city £17
Self-care / sports £20
Stationary / books £13
Mobile phone / internet £13
Cable TV / streaming £7
Insurance £51
Other £95
  
Average student cost of living £1092

London costs approx 34% more than average, mainly due to rent being 67% higher than average of other cities. For students staying in student halls, costs of water, gas, electricity, wifi are generally included in the rental. Students in smaller cities where accommodation is in walking/biking distance transport costs tend to be significantly smaller.

How to apply

Application deadline:

January 1, 2025

This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.

Possible Entry Points:

  • year 1 (Default entry point)

University Rankings

Positions of University of Glasgow in top UK and global rankings.

Rankings of University of Glasgow in related subject specific rankings.

Computer Science

    • #2 
    • #151 
    Computer Science
    THE World University Rankings by Subject
    [Published 26 October, 2022]
    • #2 
    • #301 
    Computer Science
    NTU Rankings by Subject
    [Published 11 July, 2023]

See all 35 university rankings of University of Glasgow

About University of Glasgow

The ancient University of Glasgow owns and manages three distinct campus locations: Gilmorehill, Garscube, and Dumfries campus. The primary building for the majority of students is Gilmorehill, where learners have the opportunity to earn a degree from the university’s diverse Liberal Arts subjects, as well as participate in well funded research projects. The city of Glasgow has a well deserved reputation for having some of the friendliest locals in the UK, as well as being one of the cultural centres of Scotland.

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Where is this programme taught

Gilmorehill (Main) Campus
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