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Interactive Multimedia Arts, M.A.

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In this 36-credit M.A. in Interactive Multimedia Arts program at the Long Island University (LIU) students develop their skills within an interactive digital environment that fosters cross-discipline collaboration and critical analysis.

About

The only constant in today's multimedia world is constant change. To prepare for a career in this fast-moving field, you need an education that puts a premium on flexibility, creativity and a truly diverse skill-set. 

For your own work, you will have access to the state-of-the-art facilities in LIU Post's Interactive Multimedia Arts Labs - including 65 networked computers, six full color printers, and 10 flatbed scanners (2D and 3D), all supported with annually updated software. LIU Post's new Media Television Studio, with the latest in production and editing equipment, enables students to incorporate professional-quality video and audio into their multimedia projects.

The M.A. in Interactive Multimedia Arts program at the Long Island University (LIU) program is highly selective, and accepts approximately 14 students each year. Professionals in the field present guest lectures via web video conferencing. Students and faculty enjoy field trips to leading NYC-area digital marketing agencies. Our program is a paperless environment - all projects are created and stored digitally for access at anytime from anywhere.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Overview of Interactive Multimedia Technology
  • Writing, Research and Evaluation for Multimedia
  • Multimedia Laboratory 
  • Social, Ethical and Legal Contexts of Communications Technologies and Multimedia
  • Multimedia History, Theory and Criticism Moving Image In Multimedia
  • Internet and Web Design
  • Modeling and Imaging
  • Special Topics in Multimedia

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    We have rolling admissions. This means that you can apply up until the beginning of the semester. 

  • Programme intensity Full-time
  • Credits
    36 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    79

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

  • Application for Admission
  • Application fee: non-refundable
  • Official copies of your undergraduate and/or graduate transcripts from any college(s) or universities you have attended.
  • Bachelor's degree in the Visual Arts or a related field with at least a 3.0 cumulative grade point average from an accredited school. Applicants with less than a 3.0 GPA may be restricted to 12 credits for the year.
  • Bachelor's degree in the Visual Arts or a related field with at least a 3.0 cumulative grade point average from an accredited school. Applicants with less than a 3.0 GPA may be restricted to 12 credits for the year.
  • Tuition Fee

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      1225 USD/credit
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    • National

      1225 USD/credit
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    Living costs for New York City

    • 1819 - 3970 USD/month
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