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
More informationVisit official programme website
- Interactive Exhibition
- Femtech Toolbox
- Digital Fabrication
- Affect & Emotion in Practice
- From Data to Perception
- Interactive Exhibition
- Possible Futures
- Interactive Documentary
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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DisciplinesInnovation Management Computer Sciences Web Technologies & Cloud Computing View 88 other Masters in Computer Sciences in Canada
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.
International10254 CAD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 10254 CAD per year and a duration of 24 months.
National5556 CAD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 5556 CAD per year and a duration of 24 months.
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.
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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