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Digital Media Design

Harvard University

Master
12 months
Duration
35000 USD/year
35000 USD/year
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Tuition fee
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About

Develop the skills needed to design engaging and effective digital media, and explore the artistic and technical aspects of creating interactive systems. The Master of Liberal Arts, Digital Media Design degree from Harvard University consists of nine courses—three of which you take to gain admission—and a thesis or capstone project. You study through a combination of on-campus and online courses.

Overview

Key Learning Outcomes

Through the Master of Liberal Arts, Digital Media Design degree from Harvard University program you will:

  • Develop an understanding and application of the latest tools in the communication portfolio, such as web design, video, and still photography.
  • Build deeper knowledge of modern production methods and perspective to harness new and emerging technologies.
  • Gain experience in applied learning through varied coursework and a thesis or capstone.
Program Website:

The degree includes nine courses—at least one taken on campus—and a thesis or capstone project.

  • Get started. You begin by completing three admission courses chosen from the program curriculum. This is your opportunity to demonstrate your commitment and ability to perform well as a Harvard student.
  • Apply to the program. While you are completing your third admission course, you submit your application. We have application periods in the fall, spring, and summer.
  • Continue your studies, online and on campus. As you progress through the program, you choose from courses offered on campus or online, in the fall, spring, or summer. To fully experience Harvard, you take at least one course on campus as part of your degree. Short, intensive on-campus options are available.
  • Complete your thesis or capstone project. If you choose the thesis track, you work with a thesis director to conduct in-depth research on a topic relevant to your professional plans. You'll emerge with a solid understanding of how research is executed and communicated, producing publishable quality results. If you choose a capstone track, you'll apply knowledge and skills obtained in the program to produce an innovative digital media prototype, ordinarily in web design or video production, and present it to a faculty committee for artistic and technical critiques.
  • Graduate with your Harvard degree. You participate in the annual Harvard Commencement, receiving your Harvard University degree: Master of Liberal Arts (ALM) in extension studies, field: Digital Media Design.

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Introduction to Web Programming Using JavaScript
  • Introduction to Programming with Python
  • Web GIS: Technologies and Applications
  • Introduction to Computer Science Using Java I
  • Introduction to Computer Science Using Java II
  • Fundamentals of Website Development
  • Developing for Drupal 8
  • Dynamic Web Applications.

For more information please visit the program website.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

48 alternative credits

Delivered

Blended

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
3
3 (recommended)

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
100
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
7

Other requirements

General requirements

1. To begin the admission process, you complete:

  • One computational design course
  • Two digital media design required courses or electives

You need to have an undergraduate degree to begin taking degree-applicable courses. The admission courses must be 4-credit, graduate-level courses. You complete all admission courses with a grade of B or higher, without letting your overall Harvard cumulative GPA dip below 3.0.

2. Take the test of critical reading and writing skills:

You must pass this online test before submitting an application. Learn more about the test of critical reading and writing skills.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    35000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 35000 USD for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    35000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 35000 USD for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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