Master of Digital Media (MDM)

Overview

The MDM is Canada’s first professional graduate program in digital media focusing on the creation of digital media solutions for real world problems. Students come from a variety of backgrounds including filmmaking, engineering, game design, business analysis, architecture, software engineers, artists, primatology, biology, and advertising to name a few.

Housed at the Centre for Digital Media in Vancouver BC, this intensive 12 month program engages students through coursework and projects to develop essential communication, collaboration & leadership skills. The unique curriculum meets the needs of the new and expanding digital media markets across all business verticals including but not limited to healthcare, education, business and the entertainment industry.

Guided by top-level faculty and industry mentors, students work closely with clients and peers on team-based, industry supported digital media projects. This experience allows graduates the know-how and confidence to work at the highest level across all sectors as creators, producers, innovators or entrepreneurs.

The Master of Digital Media is not administered by the Faculty of Graduate Studies. Please check the program website for information about the application process.

Quick Facts

Degree
Master of Digital Media
Subject
Information Technology
Mode of delivery
On campus
Specialization
Digital Media
Program Components
Coursework only
Faculty
Faculty of Arts

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Graduate Student Housing Info Session

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Date: Tuesday, 02 October 2018
Time: 15:30 to 16:30
It's not too early to explore your options for accommodation, particularly if you are hoping to live on campus, in residence at UBC. About 1300 graduate students live in residence at UBC. Learn about the UBC student residences available for graduate students, the application process, waitlist logistics, and more in this 1-hour webinar presented by UBC Student Housing and Hospitality Services.

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Date: Thursday, 04 October 2018
Time: 09:00 to 10:00
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Career Options

In today's digital economy, Master of Digital Media graduates are in high demand. Students graduate from the MDM program with the skills to work in the top jobs in the digital media industry. MDM graduates work as:

  • Project Managers
  • Producers
  • Software Engineers
  • Product Managers
  • Art Directors
  • UX/UI Designers
  • Sound Designers
  • Game Designers
  • Technical Artists
  • Entrepreneurs

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