Masters of Digital Media (MDM) - CDM
Level of study: Graduate
Type of program: Master
Canada / Vancouver
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Program Description
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The Masters of Digital Media (MDM) is Canada’s first professional graduate program in digital media. Offered at the Centre for Digital Media in Vancouver BC, this intensive program plus internship engages students in real world projects and coursework where they gain valuable leadership experience, training, and top industry connections.
The MDM Program is cohort-based and commences each year in September. Please check the latest application deadlines. The 16-month program is divided into four, four-month semesters and also includes an internship.

The first semester has four core courses (Foundations of Digital Media, Interdisciplinary Improvisation, The Visual Story, and Building Virtual Worlds). A fifth core course, Foundations of Game Design, is offered in the second semester, along with a major project course. A wide range of elective courses is also available, drawn both from our four partner institutions and created by MDM faculty.

The backbone of the MDM curriculum is a sequence of three supervised project courses, each of which places students in interdisciplinary teams, characterized by close interaction with both faculty members and industry professionals. The projects will be of varying duration and are structured to address differing elements of digital media. These include core areas such as interactive narrative, immersive/virtual worlds, spatial and temporal domains and 3D rendering. Team members are rotated for each new project. Students will typically devote up to 80% of their time to project work.
Master of Digital Media
Jointly accredited by The University of British Columbia, Simon Fraser University, Emily Carr University of Art + Design, and the British Columbia Institute of Technology
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Awarded by consortium of four partner-institutions
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50100 CAD Canadian or Permanent Resident $33,775, International $50,100
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