Tim Riley

Senior Lecturer, Branding and Digital Media

Media and Performing Arts

Middlesex University

Social Media, Work-based learning, Degree Apprenticeships, Digital Media, Online media

Tim is currently Senior Lecturer of Branding and Digital Media at Middlesex University. He holds a PhD from University of Westminster and his research background explores digital content creation, creativity and new mediums of distribution, accessibility, interactivity and online sharing, particularly through social media. Tim places importance on linking student projects to industry partners to help prepare them for the workplace and is currently conducting research into work-based learning and Higher and Degree Apprenticeships. Currently External Examiner for London Metropolitan University MA Digital Media programme and BA (Hons) Professional Studies (Creative Industries) for De Montfort University/Leicester College. Prior to this he developed a work-based learning degree as well as more...

PhD: Passed with minor corrections. University of Westminster, Thesis title: Social Media: Digital content creation and sharing. A study of adults, 2009 – 2013. Awarded 2014 Masters: Distinction, Digital Media – London Metropolitan University 2007/2008 PGCE (PCET), Pass – University of East London 2006/2007 BA (Hons.): 2.1, Graphic Design – Coventry University 1979/1982

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