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Master of Digital Media Program

Designers are changing the world of Digital Media and our graduates and faculty are leading the way.

The Master of Digital Media Program is a 16-month professional Master’s degree program. Guided by top-level faculty and industry mentors, students work closely with clients and peers on team-based, industry-supported projects.

As a Master of Digital Media graduate student, you will push the boundaries of your design abilities and develop the essential professional skills for a career in Digital Media.

Graduates have the know-how and confidence to work at the highest level in the industry as Creative Directors, Interactive Designers, Production Managers or Entrepreneurs.

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Why Choose Vancouver’s Master of Digital Media Program?

  1. Industry-Focused Master’s Degree

The Master of Digital Media program has strong ties with Vancouver’s thriving digital media sector. Students spend 2 semesters working in small interdisciplinary teams with industry and faculty on real-world industry-supported projects.

  1. Competitive Scholarship Opportunities

The Master of Digital Media program has strong scholarship support. In the September 2015 intake, 50% of incoming students received a scholarship or other financial assistance.

  1. Students Graduate from 4 Major Canadian Universities

The Master of Digital Media program is accredited and awarded by 4 academic partners — the University of British Columbia, Simon Fraser University, the British Columbia Institute of Technology and Emily Carr University of Art + Design.


Admissions + Portfolio Requirements

Admissions requirements include the following:

  • Four-year baccalaureate degree
  • Samples of work/portfolio
  • Letter of intent
  • Short formal essay related to digital media
  • Computer skills and literacy summary form (available in the online application system)
  • Three reference letters
  • Program survey form (available in the online application system)
  • Resume

Portfolio Requirements

  • Five digital pieces that best demonstrate your interactive skills. These items can be one or more of the following: exhibited art, designs, film or video, or something else that resulted from your previous work.
  • 250-500 words summarizing how items in the portfolio relate to each other and to your strengths.


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