University of Newcastle

Master of Digital Media

University of Newcastle

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00109J

The Master of Digital Media has been designed to develop the digital media skills and knowledge of professionals in almost any field, providing a stepping stone to a new career or to enhance their current one. There is a rapidly growing worldwide investment in digital content for an expanding variety of delivery platforms, ranging from interactive and digital TV to personal mobile devices including phones and game consoles. Consequently, there is a growing need for professional with the knowledge and skills to create this content. The program is designed for students with a degree in any field who wish to obtain an understanding of the production and distribution of such media content via a number of digital platforms. It allows individuals to choose courses according to their needs and background. The program explores pathways into a range of careers across digital media technology, from web and interactive media development, digital media industries, computer games and CGI effects development to consultancy, education and more.

Structure

  • 120 units (12 courses worth 10 units each): 40 units of Core courses
  • choose 60 units of Directed courses
  • choose 20 units of Electives. Students may be eligible to complete a reduced number of units based on previous qualifications and/or experience. Refer to full admission requirements for pathway options.

Subjects

  • Digital media

Standard entry requirements

  • Entry with a Bachelor degree in a discipline not related to Digital Media plus a minimum of 2 years relevant work experience will be required to complete 120 units
  • Or Entry with a Bachelor Degree in Digital Media or related discipline will be required to complete 120 units
  • Or Entry with a Bachelor Honours degree or Graduate Certificate in a discipline not related to Digital Media will be required to complete 120 units
  • Or Entry with a Bachelor Honours degree or Graduate Certificate in Digital Media or related discipline will be required to complete 80 units.

Study pathways

Students may be eligible to complete a reduced number of units based on previous qualifications and/or experience. Refer to full admission requirements for pathway options.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Online No
  • Online/Off-campus : 1.5 years

Fee comments

Campuses: Online.

Fees are indicative and subject to variation. Overall program fee may vary based on course selection.

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