New Media

University of Lethbridge

Master On Campus
24 months
1353 CAD/module
583 CAD/module
Tuition fee
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The MFA New Media program at University of Lethbridge provides graduate students the opportunity to explore innovative approaches to digital art and design through theoretical and practical scholarship. 


As a smaller program with high caliber students and first-rate digital facilities, the MFA in New Media offers an exceptional level of interaction with faculty who are practicing artists, designers, and scholars engaged in extensive collaboration and interdisciplinary research and production. Bolstered by prolific and national renowned fine arts and performance arts communities, the program offers student unique opportunities to contribute to the vibrant cultural like of the region.

The program offers students unique opportunities to contribute to the vibrant cultural life on campus and in the broader community of Lethbridge. MFA students are encouraged to augment their studio practice through interactions with other graduate programs in the Faculty of Fine Arts (Art, Music, and Drama). The University of Lethbridge's liberal arts focus offers opportunities to take courses and explore collaborations with the Humanities, Sciences, and Social Sciences.

Located in the U of L Centre for the Arts, the New Media Department is supported by excellent studios, labs, specialized workshops, and digital facilities, including:

  • Computer labs with advanced graphics workstations
  • Research lab with Cintiq screens and Wacom tablets
  • Motion Capture Studio
  • Game Research Lab
  • Cove Studio –VFX green screen infinity cyclorama
  • Digital Cinema Suite – professional editing and finishing rooms
  • Disruptive Imaginings Data Physicalization Lab
  • Media production equipment loan centre

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Design for Digital Media
  • Interactive Media, Web, and Video games
  • 3D Art and Animation
  • Cinema
  • New Media Theory and Culture

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




60 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

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.
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).
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Other requirements

General requirements

Applicants normally must meet the following requirements:

  • Hold an undergraduate degree in a related discipline
  • Have a minimum grade point average of 3.00 (based on the uLethbridge 4.00 scale) on the last 20 graded university-level term courses.
  • Demonstrate English language proficiency (ELP) for graduate student
  • Secure a potential supervisor (except for Economics major)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1353 CAD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1353 CAD per module and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    583 CAD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 583 CAD per module and a duration of 24 months.

Per one course.


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Updated over a year ago

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