24 months
Duration
9022 CAD/year
3892 CAD/year
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Tuition fee
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About

The New Media MFA program offered at University of Lethbridge provides graduate students the opportunity to explore innovative approaches to digital art and design through theoretical and practical scholarship. 

Overview

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 New Media MFA program from University of Lethbridge 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

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

60 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

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

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    9022 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4511 CAD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    3892 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1946 CAD per semester during 24 months.

Fourth term:

  • Domestic: $584/semester
  • International: $1353/semester

Living costs for Lethbridge

1200 - 1800 CAD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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