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Interactive Media, M.A.

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  • 12 months
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The M.Sc./M.A. in Interactive Media is a 12-month intensive course that is designed specifically for graduates who are interested in pursuing studies that combine technological competence with design/artistic endeavour.

About

The MA/MSc in Interactive Multimedia is a 12-month intensive course that is designed specifically for art and design graduates who are interested in pursuing studies which combine technological competence with design/artistic endeavour.

The convergence of computer and media technologies offers unique opportunities for design/artists to exploit their potential in new areas, across a wide range of activities. Graduates from the Master in Interactive media will be able to direct and manage interactive media development projects.

The unique features of this development include:

  • A new type of multidisciplinary graduate who combines technological competence with human-centered design and artistic/creative endeavour;
  • The effect of this course will enhance a student's education and employment prospects. This course will enable students to capitalise on their existing education and to extend their competencies;
  • The increase in awareness of the opportunities offered by computer technology in a range of industries and services in new and traditional media (from audio/video recording/editing to web development, from broadcasting to social media, from product, event and service design asking for more interactivity to mobile computing).

The course is limited to twenty students per year with the option of either an MA or MSc degree. Students will have exclusive access to an Interaction Design Studio and to a prototyping Lab. At the end of the year, students will exhibit their final project at the Digital Art Week Now exhibition (see

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Principles of Interactive Media Design
  • Interactive Media Project/Workshop 2
  • Mobile Application Design
  • Contemporary Art in the Public Realm
  • Physical Computing: Musical Interfaces
  • Product Design and Modelling
  • Creative Coding

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    90

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    580

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

  • Qualification transcripts and certificates
  • English language qualification if English is not your first language
  • Certified English translations of your transcripts/certificates where the originals are in a language other than English.
  • A copy of your birth certificate (long document)
  • Portfolio of work

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    12500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12500 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA Applies to you

    3000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3000 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for Limerick

  • 850 - 1150 EUR/month
    Living Costs

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