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Digital Media, Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 18 months
University rank #214 (QS) Online
The Digital Media at the University of Newcastle has been designed to further develop your existing professional digital media skills and knowledge which can be applied to almost any field in the contemporary workforce. Technology is continually advancing, permeating our environments and affecting how we interact with the world. 


This program will enhance your existing technical knowledge and encourage and embrace your creativity through a range of progressive subjects. You will graduate with the practical skills to translate ideas to reality, develop new and innovative digital media technology, critically analyse digital media design and apply the acquired knowledge across a range of work environments.

Why study with us?

  • Study anywhere, anytime - our advanced online learning system provides you with the flexibility and support to study anytime, anywhere to balance work, life and study. The University of Newcastle offers the Masters of Digital Media program entirely online.
  • Fast-track your career - this degree will increase your professional capacity making you highly employable. With highly enhanced technical capabilities you will stand out at the forefront of the professional industry.
  • Work anywhere in the world - our Master of Digital Media is recognised nationally and internationally, in an environment where there is an increasing demand for technical experts within most professional industries.

Career opportunities

You’ll graduate ready to apply your in depth knowledge of digital media in the professional environment, and will have developed a comprehensive portfolio of work in your chosen speciality enabling you to visually present your skills to a prospective employer. With your high-level digital media skills you can embark on some of the following career pathways:

  • website design
  • digital post-production
  • digital visual effects production
  • post-production supervision
  • web and interactive media development

Upon completion of the program you will possess the ability to apply your digital expertise in real-world settings and position yourself at the forefront of the Digital Media Industry.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Digital Video
  • Narrative and Interactive Design
  • Design for Digital Media
  • Computer Games Design

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    • Full-time duration 18 months
    • Average part-time duration 60 months
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Part-time variant
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

  • Students will have an AQF Level 7 Bachelor degree in a discipline not related to Digital Media and also have a minimum of two (2) years demonstrable RPL in a Digital Media related area: students will study the 120 unit program which can be completed in 1.5 years full time or 3 years part time study, or;
  • Students will have an AQF Level 7 Bachelor Degree in Digital Media or related discipline: students will study the 120 unit program which can be completed in 1.5 years full time or 3 years part time study, or;

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    37765 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 37765 AUD per year and a duration of 18 months.
  • National

    20665 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 20665 AUD per year and a duration of 18 months.
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