M.A. Creative Digital Media

Dublin Institute Of Technology

Tuition fee:
  • € 8,150 / Year (EEA)
Start date: September  2014
Duration full-time: 12 months
Languages:
  • English
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Delivery mode: On Campus
Educational variant: Part-time, Full-time

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Please note due to the great demand for our programmes early applications are assessed when received and dealt with promptly. Therefore it is advisable to make early applications for an early response. If you do not yet have your final degree results this will not hinder your application as we are happy to issue conditional offer letters in such circumstances.

The masters is creative digital media 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;

(1) Digital Games

(2) Interactive Media

(3) 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.

Contents

Certain modules are core for all students, however throughout each semester students may choose from a selection of options that best reflect their desired pathway choice.

Semester 1 (2012 Timetable)

* Web Authoring Principles
* Design Principles
* Design Practice
* Ludology
* Digital Media Tools
* Media Entrepreneurship

Semester 2 (2012 Timetable)(certain modules may be added, changed, removed or updated depending on resources and industry demand)

* UX Design
* Digital Storytelling
* Motion Graphics
* Game Mechanics and Environment Design
* Game Engines
* Digital Media/Game Production
* Mobile App Development
* Digital Audio Design
* Dynamic Web Applications

Semester 3

* Group / Individual Project

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.

Note: Due to the considerable competition for our postgraduate programmes satisfying the minimum entry requirement is not a guarantee of a place. Depending on the programme of study applications will be assessed based on your academic grades and may also take into account your work/life experience. Applicants may also be required to attend for interview for specific programmes.

English Language Requirements

IELTS band: 6
CAE score: (read more)

Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) is part of the Cambridge English suite and is targeted at a high level (IETLS 6.5-8.0). It is an international English language exam set at the right level for academic and professional success. Developed by Cambridge English Language Assessment - part of the University of Cambridge - it helps you stand out from the crowd as a high achiever.

80 (Grade A)
TOEFL paper-based test score : 550
TOEFL iBT® test: 80

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