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Digital Futures

OCAD University

Master
24 months
Duration
10254 CAD/year
5556 CAD/year
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About

The graduate program in Digital Futures at OCAD University responds to the increasingly important and sophisticated role of digital technology as a catalyst for change.

Overview

Digital Futures has an international student cohort and faculty. The graduate program in Digital Futures at OCAD University features collaborative overseas eGlobal courses with world-wide educational and industry partners. A global perspective is key to securing our graduates’ futures in the eclectic international creative digital industries, encompassing design, arts, creative services, entertainment, media and cultural industries. The Digital Futures program is offered in partnership with the Canadian Film Centre (CFC) Media Lab.

The Digital Futures student-centred learning approach applies to both research and practice. The curriculum ensures that you gain core digital knowledge and skills as you explore your specific areas of interest through electives, industry internships, residencies and independent study.

The program focuses on practice-based learning and prototyping, with an enterprise component and supporting thesis research. Industry partnerships help students to build a career runway in advance of graduating. You are encouraged to work with industry partners in internships which lead to mentorship for your thesis research.

The master’s degree in Digital Futures

The master's in Digital Futures is a two-year full-time program. In the program, you will develop practice-based and scholarly research in technologically advanced design, art and media through the following:

  • Critical thinking
  • Research and practice
  • Business and innovation studies
  • Computing and emerging digital methodologies

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Interactive Exhibition
  • Femtech Toolbox
  • Digital Fabrication
  • Affect & Emotion in Practice
  • From Data to Perception
  • Interactive Exhibition
  • Possible Futures
  • Interactive Documentary

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

8 alternative credits

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.
B+

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.
90
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).
7

Other requirements

General requirements

Applicants must hold a BA, BFA, BDes, BComm, BSc, BEng or comparable honours degree/certification with an average of 75 per cent (B+) or better during the last two years of study, or must demonstrate impressive experience and expertise as a practitioner in a relevant discipline. All applicants must demonstrate creative and conceptual competence at a good level, as well as the clear potential for acquiring a practical knowledge in the diverse disciplines relevant to this graduate program to create an innovative and implementable thesis project.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    10254 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10254 CAD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    5556 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5556 CAD per year and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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