Frequently Asked Questions - General

 

The following is a list of frequently asked questions about our program. If you do­n't find the answer to your question, don't hesitate to­ contact us.

Is it possible to get a job with the MDM program?

Answer: 
Occasionally opportunities are available for students to work for the MDM Program during their studies. These positions are part-time and can include TA-ships, tech-support, blogging and general labour. Students are made aware of these positions via email, usually a few weeks into each semester, and students are responsible for indicating interest to the appropriate staff/faculty member. The school does not guarantee a work posting with acceptance into the program. 

What is digital media?

Answer: 

What is common between a weather app on your phone, a racing game on your console and a state-of-the-art imaging tool in a hospital? All of these are digital media products, and to build them requires teams of digital media professionals.

Digital media is content that is stored in digital formats and usually distributed online. The world we live in today is populated by digital media products, and the shift from traditional media has taken place in many industries, including industries that aren’t typically associated with digital media—such as health, government and education.

 

Would I be able to take on a part time job during my studies?

Answer: 

The MDM program is an intense, full-time program. Students should expect to be on campus all-day most days of the week. The first semester of the program is particularly intense, as students will be taking four courses, and it is not recommended that they work during this semester. In the remaining two semesters on-campus, students are allowed to work up to 12 hours per week outside of the program.