Master of Digital Media Program

Master of Digital Media

A sixteen month internationally recognized, research informed and industry relevant professional graduate program that engages students in the development of digital media products.

Why Digital Media?

The digital media industry is growing throughout the world, with Vancouver, BC leading the way. Vancouver has one of the top video game clusters in the world and has the world's largest VFX and animation hub.


in revenue is generated by BC’s Technology industry


people are working across BC in the Digital Entertainment and Technology industries


Technology and Digital Entertainment companies operate in BC

Teamwork Learn listening skills, conflict resolution, making & receiving offers, trust development, managing roles & responsibilities.
Design Process
Design Process Learn iteration, pipeline creation, rapid prototyping, critique & reflection, context mapping, user experience, ideation, risk assessment, risk mitigation.
Self-Awareness Learn goal setting, self-reflection, learning outcomes, self & peer assessment, documentation—design & blogging, self-initiative.
Time Management
Time Management Learn role definition, scope—personal & project, management strategies, setting measurable goals, pipeline management, change management.
Articulation Learn elevator pitch; pitch structures; body awareness; expression of ideas—written, drawn & spoken; client management; documentation; research.
Information Literacy
Information Literacy Learn creative rights, context mapping, technological trajectories, consumption—genres & audiences, business models.

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