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DigiPen Institute of Technology

Master
24 months
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1180 USD/credit
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About

Geared toward professional artists and candidates with a bachelor's degree in art or a related field, the MFA in Digital Arts combines foundational coursework in the fine arts with extensive digital production experience to help students develop both their personal skill and artistic voice. Students have the option of enrolling in this program full-time or part-time.

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Overview

By the time they graduate, students in the MFA program will possess the following qualifications:

  • Extensive 3D production experience, including the ability to use the most current 2D and 3D graphics applications in the industry, as well as traditional fine arts skills such as drawing, sculpting, and painting.
  • A deep understanding of the creative process and the 3D graphics production pipeline, including the ability to manage projects from brainstorming to completion.
  • Strong research skills, especially as they relate to art history, character design references, and anatomy.
  • A specialization in modeling, sculpting, or character art, as well as a unique and highly developed personal voice as demonstrated by their thesis.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Art Research Methodology 
  • Digital Arts Survey and Analysis 
  • 3D Concepts And Production 
  • Digital Painting: Composition and Color 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Delivered

On Campus

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 (required)
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

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).
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated 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.
80 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

All applicants to the Master of Fine Arts in Digital Arts at DigiPen must meet the following minimum requirements in order to be considered for admission to the program:

  • Demonstrate a strong foundational art and observational skills through the completion and submission of an Art Portfolio.
  • Ideally, applicants to the Master of Fine Arts in Digital Art program will have had foundational course work or experience in the following: Drawing, Figure Drawing, Art History, Composition, 3D Modeling and Animation, Sculpture, Color Theory and Digital Painting.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1180 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1180 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    1075 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1075 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    1075 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1075 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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