Interactive Media, M.Sc. | University College Cork | Cork, Ireland
12 months
18900 EUR/year
7130 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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The MSc in Interactive Media at University College Cork is a conversion course; it is an intensive taught course focusing on the practical and technical aspects of interactive media.


The broad aim of The MSc in Interactive Media at University College Cork course is to equip students from a wide range of backgrounds with a thorough understanding of the technology and industry-standard tools used in the digital media sector. Interactive digital media seeks to entertain, inform and inspire an audience. The creation of interactive digital media is a challenging and complex activity requiring a blend of creative and technical skills using a range of existing and emerging technologies. 


The ICT sector in Ireland is a thriving and growing industry with the top 5 global software companies, the top 3 global enterprise software companies, and 9 of the top 10 US ICT companies maintaining a presence in Ireland (IDA Ireland). This sector is one of the country’s most prevalent employers with over 75,000 people employed by ICT companies in Ireland. There are currently 5,400 ICT companies in Ireland, 233 of which are foreign owned. The sector is amongst the top three Irish growth industries, with both indigenous and international companies creating large bases in the country (Enterprise Europe).

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Authoring
  • Web Development for Digital Media
  • Graphics for Interactive Media
  • Audio and Sound Engineering
  • Digital Video Capture and Packaging
  • 3D Graphics and Modelling 
  • Future and Emerging Interaction Technologies
  • Internet-based Applications
  • Digital Video Compression and Delivery
  • Human-Computer Interaction
  • Mobile Multimedia
  • Audio Processing 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


90 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Open to graduates of any discipline who have achieved at least a Second Class Honours Grade II in a primary honours degree (NFQ, Level 8), or those with an equivalent professional qualification, are eligible to apply, provided there is no significant overlap between their previous courses of study and the content of this course. 
  • Candidates from Grandes Écoles Colleges are also eligible to apply if they are studying in an ENSEA or EFREI Graduate School and are eligible to enter the final year (M2) of their programme, provided there is no significant overlap between their previous courses of study and the content of this course.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18900 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18900 EUR per year during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    7130 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7130 EUR per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Cork

860 - 1400 EUR /month
Living costs

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


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