Master On Campus

Information Technology (Digital Media, Network Technology)

Carleton University

24 months
22979 CAD/year
7901 CAD/year
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The Information Technology (Digital Media, Network Technology) MIT program at Carleton University addresses the needs of industry and society in the IT area, providing students with the skills they will need to succeed in this demanding and ever evolving field.


The Master’s degree consists of two programs: Network Technology (NET) and Digital Media (DM).

Those pursuing the Information Technology (Digital Media, Network Technology) MIT program at Carleton University will cover the design, management and operation of computer networks. They will develop research skills through courses and a project framework. DM students will focus on areas dealing with the development of content and technology for entertainment, education and communication. We also offer a specialization in Data Science to our DM students.

Research & Career Options 

Research opportunities in the school have direct application to the industry and can lead to many fascinating careers in areas such as:

  • Digital Media: Media production (movies and commercials), new educational technologies, the gaming industry, natural human-computer interaction methods, digital media for healthcare, and exhibitions for national museums and government or organizations requiring digital media content and technologies.
  • Network Technology: Network security and privacy, cellular mobile networks, cloud computing, the Internet of Things and Apple iPhone networking subsystems.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Analytical Methods for Information Technology
  • Information Technology Seminars
  • Planning and Design of Computer Networks
  • Cross Layer Design for Wireless Multimedia Networks
  • Designing Secure Networking and Computer Systems
  • Cloud and Datacentre Networking

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.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Networking (master’s): An undergraduate degree in network technology, electrical engineering, computer science, engineering, or a closely-related discipline.
  • Digital media (master’s): An undergraduate degree in one of the related three primary disciplines of Technology (e.g. computer science/engineering and information technology), Content (e.g. design, arts and humanities), and People (e.g. psychology, communication and business). Intermediate undergraduate-level computer programming skills are required as proper technical background. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    22979 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 22979 CAD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    7901 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7901 CAD per year during 24 months.
  • National: $7,591 (2nd year)
  • International: $22,979 (2nd year)

Living costs for Ottawa

1168 - 1925 CAD /month
Living costs

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


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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