The Master of Digital Media program is accredited and awarded by four leading Canadian post-secondary institutions: The University of British Columbia (UBC), Simon Fraser University (SFU), Emily Carr University of Art + Design (ECUAD) and the British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT).
Master of Digital Media students receive a combined Master's degree bearing the seal of all four partner institutions and signed by all four presidents. Due to this unique academic partnership, there is no other program like it in the world.
Established in 1908, the University of British Columbia has consistently ranked among the top 50 universities in the world. A research-intensive university with multiple campuses, UBC is home to more than 50,000 undergraduate, graduate and international students and has an economic impact of $4 billion to the local economy. The university holds an international reputation for excellence in advanced research and learning.
Ranked by respected national surveys as one of Canada's top three comprehensive universities for almost 20 years, Simon Fraser University is named after a famous explorer and known for its pioneering spirit. SFU offers more than 100 undergraduate major and joint major programs and more than 45 graduate offerings. Mentored by faculty acclaimed for their research and teaching abilities and coached by dedicated advisors and employers, SFU's more than 100,000 graduates enjoy limitless career opportunities.
Emily Carr University of Art + Design was founded in 1925 and is one of British Columbia's oldest post-secondary institutions. Based in Vancouver, BC, Canada, Emily Carr is one of the world's premier art institutes. The University offers a rich variety of Bachelor degree programs, a Masters of Applied Arts degree program, a Masters of Design degree program and Continuing Studies programs.
BCIT is one of British Columbia's largest post-secondary institutions with more than 48,000 students enrolled annually (16,600 full-time, 31,600 part-time). BCT offers practical career credentials designed for the workplace, including degrees, diplomas and certificates spanning Applied and Natural Sciences, Business and Media, Computing and Information Technology, Engineering, Health Sciences and Trades.