16 months
40150 CAD/year
23682 CAD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


Whether it’s games, e-commerce, engineering, advertising, or any of the dozens of ways you can use digital media, creating and using digital solutions is your gig … your passion. Now, to pursue that passion to the highest levels of expertise, the Digital Media program of the British Columbia Institute of Technology is Canada’s first professional graduate program in digital media.


In partnership with the Centre for Digital Media, you can earn your master’s degree through an intensive program that prepares you for advanced career opportunities and entrepreneurship. This program, through real-world projects and coursework, gives you valuable leadership experience, training, and top industry connections.

Designed by current industry leaders, this program helps prepare you to advance and establish your dream career in this challenging, creative field.

Who should apply for the Master of Digital Media Program?

The Digital Media program of the British Columbia Institute of Technology might be right for you if:

  • You already have earned a bachelor’s degree
  • You’re interested in digital technology
  • You’re excited about a creative, challenging career

What grads can do

By working in small teams, you’ll collaborate on intensive, four-month projects, often with industry clients for real-world experience. Past clients have included top companies in the digital arts, including Electronic Arts, Autodesk, Microsoft, and Telefonica, as well as government and non-profit organizations. For some graduates, industry projects have turned into successful start-up ventures or job opportunities that range from interactive advertising technology to mobile and social network games.By earning practical, hands-on skills through working with industry professionals, you’ll be prepared to grow your career as a creator and producer of digital media.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Digital Media
  • The Visual Story
  • Special Topics in Digital Media
  • Game Design
  • Improvisation for Collaboration
  • Projects I - Building Virtual Worlds

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 16 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants must have completed a 4-year undergraduate degree (or equivalent) acceptable to all four CDM partner institutions in a field related to digital media
  • Minimum overall average in the B+ range (76% or higher) in 3rd and 4th year courses
  • English Language Proficiency
  • Samples of Your Work: upload through the online system AND/OR link to your online portfolio digital samples or works that best demonstrate your skills in digital media.
  • Letter of Intent / Max 750 words
  • Short Formal Essay / Max 750 words
  • References
  • Program Survey Form
  • Resume
  • Official Transcripts

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    40150 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20075 CAD per semester during 16 months.
  • National

    23682 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11841 CAD per semester during 16 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.

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