Interactive Media Arts

New York University

12 months
22812 USD/year
22812 USD/year
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Beginning Summer 2020, New York University Tisch School of the Arts and NYU Shanghai will offer a 1-year Master’s degree program in Interactive Media Arts that involves 3 site-specific sessions across the University’s Global Network paired with 2 semesters of online learning.

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The Interactive Media Arts program from New York University begins with a 5-week session at NYU Shanghai where students will establish a curricular foundation and experience China’s interactive media ecosystem firsthand.

During the January session, students will reconnect with one another for an immersive 10-day learning experience in Berlin, a hub for emerging media arts, design and culture.

The final 5-week session will be spent at NYU’s new “Media, Technology & Arts” building in Brooklyn. Students will benefit from the network, resources, and 40-year history of ITP in New York!

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Concepts, Culture & Critique
  • Creative Coding
  • Design for Communication
  • Interface Lab
  • Design for Change
  • Radical Networks

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS or TOEFL needed


30 alternative credits



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.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

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).
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated 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.
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Personal Statement (prompt available within the application)
  • Video Response (prompt available within the application)
  • Resume / CV
  • Two letters of recommendations
  • Official transcripts showing at least a bachelor’s degree
  • English language test scores for non-native English language speakers
  • Creative Portfolio (optional, but highly encouraged)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    22812 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11406 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    22812 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11406 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.


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