M.A. Creative Digital Media

  • On Campus
  • 18 months
  • EUR3210 per Year (EEA

    European Economic Area tuition fee is applicable to the students from EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.

    )
  • English ( Take IELTS test or Find a course )
| Dublin, Ireland
The Masters in Creative Digital Media from Dublin Institute Of Technology provides a thorough grounding in the core skills and knowledge of digital media technologies and offers specialist production techniques dedicated to the specific needs of the digital media industry. The course is designed to advance students' employment potential and addresses the specific needs of employment in digital media. It is also suitable as a foundation for pursuing a career in digital media research.

Description

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The Masters in Creative Digital Media from Dublin Institute Of Technology is a specialisation under a broader masters which provides a number of possible specialisations for students; these can be broadly categorised into, but not exclusive to, the following;

  • Digital Games
  • Interactive Media
  • Mobile, Smart Device and Dynamic Web Applications Design

The Masters in Creative Digital Media provides a thorough grounding in the core skills and knowledge of digital media technologies and offers specialist production techniques dedicated to the specific needs of the digital media industry. The course is designed to advance students' employment potential and addresses the specific needs of employment in digital media. It is also suitable as a foundation for pursuing a career in digital media research.

Career Opportunities

Depending on the modules chosen and their chosen specialisation during the course of the programme, graduates of the programme can pursue careers as web/content designers/developers, IPhone, Android, W7 WebAPP designers, 2D animators, DVD designers, project managers, digital media consultants, media analysts/content creators, game designers, level designers, game software engineers, project managers, consultants, and games analysts.

Graduates are also encouraged to innovate in the digital media space and to set-up their own business. Over the course of the programme, graduates will have had the opportunity to generate ideas and identify skillsets required to bring these ideas to fruition. With the range of multi-disciplinary talent within the class, graduates will find themselves working with others on new and innovative ideas which can be brought to market as a proof of concept, new small business, or work as part of a wider 'indie’ media developer framework.

Detailed Course Facts

Start dates and application deadlines

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Tuition fee
  • EUR3210 per year ( EEA

    European Economic Area tuition fee is applicable to the students from EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.

    )
Credits (ECTS) 90 ECTS

The taught modules carry a total of 60 ECTS and the research project carries 30 ECTS in total

Duration full-time 18 months
Delivery mode On Campus
Educational variant Full-time

Course Content

Course Content
Semester 1
  • Authoring Principles
  • Ludology
  • Design Practice
  • Digital Media Technologies
  • Production
Semester 2
  • Media Entrepreneurship
  • UX Design
  • Digital Storytelling
  • Game Mechanics and Environment Design
  • Game Engines
  • Mobile Application Development
  • Social Media Applications
  • Design Principles

Requirements

  • Honours degree (2.2 grade or higher) in any discipline relevant to multimedia authoring, design, production or computer science. Selection may be by interview.

International students should consider taking a Pre-Master to gain access to universities in Ireland when:

  • You are considered ineligible for admission
  • You need to improve your academic, study, research or language skills
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Work Experience

No work experience is required.

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