Interdisciplinary Master's in Art, Media and Design, Master | OCAD University | Toronto, Canada
MA, MDes, MFA On Campus

Interdisciplinary Master's in Art, Media and Design

24 months
3348 CAD/module
3348 CAD/module
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Develop respectful practices of knowledge creation in relation to the shifting landscape of culture, tradition, technology, and decolonial frameworks through a rigor of practice and research. We offer a master degree in Interdisciplinary Master's in Art, Media and Design at OCAD University. 


The Interdisciplinary Master's in Art, Media and Design program at OCAD University you’ll join a community of emerging and established makers, thinkers, researchers, community builders, explorers, mentors, writers and performers. 


  • Alongside your instructors, peers, visiting artists and community connections you will foster global and intercultural dialogue through your art, media and design. 
  • You'll focus on exploring interdisciplinary processes of making and research and expand your understanding of ancestral traditions, performance, media, digital fabrication and more.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Contemporary Research Methods 
  • Critical Theory Seminar 
  • Directed Interdisciplinary Studio/Academic Study 
  • Elective: Issues in Critical Theory/other Elective 
  • MFA/MDes Individual Studio 
  • MA Directed Academic Study 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


8 alternative credits

Total Course Credits: 8.0 credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Statement of Intent: Applicants should clearly outline their background in their areas of expertise and describe their interdisciplinary research interests or theme for their graduate work in the program. 
  • Portfolio: The portfolio should represent the applicant’s best work (formally, conceptually, and contextually resolved) and relate to areas discussed in the artist/designer statement. Applicants must submit a minimum of 5, maximum of 15 media items representing no more than five bodies of work. Time-based files should not exceed three minutes in length. Applicants are expected to demonstrate an in-depth understanding of their primary area of concentration. A significant number of media items should represent work produced within the last 12 months.
  • Artist/designer statement: The portfolio must be accompanied by an artist/designer statement of no more than 250 words.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    3348 CAD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3348 CAD per module during 24 months.
  • National

    3348 CAD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3348 CAD per module during 24 months.

Living costs for Toronto

1502 - 2563 CAD /month
Living costs

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


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