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CENTRE FOR DIGITAL MEDIA - [CDM], VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA

Vancouver, British ColumbiaLOCATION
SchoolSCHOOL TYPE
Estd 2006Established Year

Centre for Digital Media: Rankings, Courses, Admissions, Tuition Fee, Cost of Attendance & Scholarships

Vaishnavi Agrawal Vaishnavi Agrawal
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The Centre for Digital Media is a private institution located in Vancouver, British Columbia, established in 2001. It offers the Master of Digital Media program and is the first graduate program related to this field in Canada. The program offers the students a real-life experience by giving them exposure to real clients and projects. Due to its affiliations, it has a strong link in the industrial field which provides a huge professional gain to its students. It is accredited to the University of British Columbia, Simon Fraser University, Emily Carr University of Art+ Design, and British Columbia Institute of Technology.

The number of graduate students varies from 120 to 150 every year. The center has encouraged 20 startups and set up most of its alumni in the digital media industries. The professors are experts in their fields and are very patient and responsible. The Centre for Digital Media offers 400 graduate programs, fostered 19 start-ups, and also has launched 95% percent of the alumni into the digital profession.

Highlights

College TypePrivate
LocationVancouver, British Columbia
Establishment Year2001
Programs OfferedMaster of Digital Media (MDM)
WebsiteOfficial Website
Scholarship for International StudentsAvailable

Campus And Residential Details

The college is located at the Great Northern Way Campus. The campus has two buildings: for the master's program and the studio apartments.

The institution has 2 classrooms equipped with audio and video facilities and also has writable walls.

The students can attend webinars, live sessions, and annual showcase. The college has partners in the industry of digital media which provide the students with internships, sponsorships, and projects.

The institution provides studio apartments for the students. All the apartments have a bathroom in each unit, kitchen, laundry, and furniture.

  • Single Occupancy Studio: $995 per month for a single student with an attached bath.
  • Single Occupancy Large: $1020 per month
  • Double Occupancy Studio large: It has two different rooms in a studio with the rent of $1,100-$1175 per month
  • Double Occupancy Studio: It has one bedroom for two people and the rent is $1305.

Programs

The Centre of Digital Media offers a graduate degree in digital media. The Master of Digital Media program is a 16-month long program that is related to the growth of digital media products. Most of the coursework is based on projects. The program aims to polish or develop six core skills.

  • Teamwork
  • Design Process
  • Self Awareness
  • Time Management
  • Articulation
  • Information Literacy

Students must acquire an internship in the 4th semester related to their careers. The internships are for 4 months but the students can extend it to 8 months. The industries of digital media is a culmination of business, art, design, and engineering.

The college also offers a few apprenticeships other than the MCDM. 

  1. The Pre Master of Digital Media Program is a 12-month program that is a prerequisite for the MCDm if the first language is not English.
  2. The IDEA-X program is a 4-week course for undergraduate students interested in the gaming and digital entertainment industry.
  3. The Teen Master of Digital Media Program is a 3 week intensive Bootcamp for the students who are fascinated by the art of digital media.

Application Process

International students willing to study in Canada about gainful digital media platform must follow the below-mentioned admission details:

Prerequisites:

The students have to apply on the official website.

They have to submit the following documents-

  1. An undergraduate degree in any field related to digital media. 
  2. Official transcripts from all the post-secondary institutions the students have attended.
  3. Essay referring to the applicant’s computer skills, any topic related to digital media, and interest with the course.
  4. A minimum average of 76% in their 3rd and 4th-year subjects.
  5. Official Test Scores: The TOEFL or IELTS score is required for students whose first language is other than English.

The minimum accepted scores are given below:

  1. At least two letters of recommendation.
  2. Financial statement to provide evidence of the ability to meet the educational expenses.
  3. Graduate students have to also submit their resume/CV.
  4. The application fee for undergraduate and graduate programs is $125.
  5. The deadline for applications for January is September 15th.

Cost And Expenses

  1. The tuition fees for international students are $18,180 per term.
  2. The additional student fees include:
    • Room: $15,920
    • Meals: $6400
    • Deposit fee: $1,500
    • Miscellaneous: $11,200
    • Health Insurance: $600
  3. The students can use public transport or a bike or even walk for transportation.

Scholarships And Financial Aid

Centre for Digital Media awards various scholarships to International students. Some of them are as follows:

  1. Centre for Digital Media Scholarships:
    1. Eligibility: Students who have a satisfactory performance in their undergraduate studies are awarded this scholarship
    2. Amount: $5000-$20,000
  2. Centre for Digital Housing Award:
    1. Eligibility: Students who have a satisfactory performance in their undergraduate studies and quality of letters of recommendation
    2. Amount: $4920-$11,100
  3. Tom Calvert Science & Software Engineering Award:
    1. Eligibility: Students must have an undergraduate degree in computer science or software engineering and should have the finest work sample.
    2. Amount: upto $40,000

Alumni

  1. The following mentioned names are the alumni of the institution:
    • Lene Atzaba: Entrepreneur and UI designer
    • Meghan Ang: Concept Artist and video editor
    • Soud Almudhaf: Animator
  2. As alumni of the institute, they are offered some perks and they are: Hosting workshops and attending the events, Speak as a guest and mentor the students, Partner with the college for projects or supervise the programs.
Find a Program
$ 26,7691st YEAR
FEES

16 MONTHS

Course Duration

Feb 15

Application Deadline

 EXAM SCORES     TOEFL  100  |  IELTS  7

COLLEGE STUDENT REVIEWS

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7.8/10
$ 26,7691st YEAR
FEES

1 YEAR

Course Duration

Jan 01

Application Deadline

 EXAM SCORES     TOEFL  100  |  IELTS  7
$ 26,7691st YEAR
FEES

16 MONTHS

Course Duration

Feb 15

Application Deadline

 EXAM SCORES     TOEFL  100  |  IELTS  7

COLLEGE STUDENT REVIEWS

S
7.8/10
$ 26,7691st YEAR
FEES

1 YEAR

Course Duration

Jan 01

Application Deadline

 EXAM SCORES     TOEFL  100  |  IELTS  7

IDEA-X

FULL TIME
$ 13,3841st YEAR
FEES

1 MONTH

Course Duration

 EXAM SCORES     TOEFL  100  |  IELTS  7
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Centre for Digital Media Overview

Institution TypePrivate
Student Population
Average Cost of Attendance$26,769 / Year

Test Scores for International Applicants

ExamsAvg. ScoreMin. ScoreMax. Score% Submitted
Language Proficiency
IELTS-79 -
TOEFL-100120 -

Attendance Cost

$26,769

Attendance Cost

The table shows average yearly cost of attendance for international students. Amount may vary with the course opted, nature of accommodation, and personal spending habits of a candidate. Check Program wise Fees

Tuition Fees
Undergraduate Programs$13,384 / Year
Post Graduate Program$26,769 / Year

College rating

based on 1 student ratings

7.8/10

9/10academic
7/10infrastructure
9/10placements
8/10faculty
7/10extracurricular
7/10accommodation

Reviews

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Suraj virk, INDIA Digital media
Centre for Digital Media
, Batch : 2018
7.8
STUDENT SATISFACTION RATINGS

INDIAN STUDENT IN CANADA

I was having a unique passion since childhood to learn about digital media. I was keen to learn this program as digital media was growing throughout the world. I had selected this university as it offers a Master of Digital Media (MDM) program accredited by its four partner institutions. The admission procedure was quite simple through an online application form. My application fee was around $125.


Course Curriculum - 

Master of Digital Media program involved coursework and projects to develop essential communication, collaboration & leadership skills. The unique curriculum meets the needs of new and expanding digital media markets. My program develops six core competencies. Together they comprise a skill set and an approach to building, managing, and leading digital media projects.

9 /10
academic
8 /10
faculty
7 /10
infrastructure
7 /10
accomodation/food
9 /10
placement
7 /10
extracurricular
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