M.Sc. On Campus

Digital Culture

Arizona State University

12 months
25200 USD/year
23544 USD/year
11720 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


The Digital Culture MSc program offered at Arizona State University is designed for practitioners and makers in design and the arts who have an interest in software and system development and seek to enhance their practice through expanded engagement with interactive, embodied media design in an interdisciplinary environment. 


The Digital Culture MSc program offered at Arizona State University allows artists and designers to explore new avenues for real-time media creation that seek to go beyond current paradigms.

Coursework also explores current practices in various contexts (performance environments, health and wellbeing, social media and communication) as well as engineering-based approaches to develop experiential systems with social impact.

Career Opportunities

Graduates of the Master of Science program in digital culture go on to careers in areas such as:

  • acoustics research
  • communications
  • graphic design
  • marketing
  • mobile development
  • sound design
  • 3D modeling

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Understanding Activity 
  • Experiential Media Studies 
  • Media Synthesis 
  • Culminating Experience 
  • Applied Project 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


33 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants must fulfill the requirements of both the Graduate College and the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts.
  • Applicants are eligible to apply to the program if they have earned a bachelor's or master's degree in a related field such as arts, humanities, design, media studies, computer science or engineering.
  • Applicants must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00 (scale is 4.00 = "A") in the last 60 hours of their first bachelor's degree program, or applicants must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00 (scale is 4.00 = "A") in an applicable master's degree program.
All applicants must submit:
  • graduate admission application and application fee
  • official transcripts
  • three letters of recommendation
  • letter of intent
  • professional resume
  • portfolio
  • writing sample
  • proof of English proficiency

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25200 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25200 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    23544 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23544 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    11720 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11720 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Tempe Junction

900 - 1350 USD /month
Living costs

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


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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