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UNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA - [UBC], VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA - PROGRAMS

Vancouver, British ColumbiaLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1908Established Year
  55887Enrollment

Master (Digital Media)

 1 year
 full time
  English
 on campus
 Course Based

$ 42,210 

1st Year
Fees

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Program Description

  • The Master of Digital Media is a 1-year program at the University of British Columbia(UBC).
  • The Master of Digital Media (MDM) program is Canada's first professional graduate degree program in digital media.
  • Master of Digital Media students come from all over the world and from all professional and educational backgrounds, such as engineering, fine arts, design, architecture, film, history, and business.
  • This 1-year-internship program includes real work projects and coursework that provide valuable leadership experience, training, and industry connections. 
  • The Master of Digital Media program engages students through coursework and projects to develop essential communication, collaboration, and leadership skills.
  • The Master of Digital Media program develops six core competencies. Together they comprise a skill set and an approach to building, managing, and leading digital media projects.
  • The industry partners give students with internships, employment opportunities in Microsoft Corporation, Finger Food Advanced Technology Group and Archiact Interactive, and collaborative projects to develop ideas.


Program Highlights

Degree Type Offered Master
Duration1 year
Fees$ 42,210 for 1 year
Delivery TypeFull Time
Admission Intake Fall (Deadline - Jan 15)
Language Proficiency IELTS,TOEFL
ExamsGRE
Program Urlhttps://www.grad.ubc.ca/prospective-students/graduate-degree-programs/master-of-digital-media

Eligibility & Entry Requirement

Academic Eligibility:

  • Students must have a four-year bachelor degree in a field related to digital media e.g Computer science, engineering, education, management, economics, communication, art, design or performing arts, art history, architecture, linguistics, psychology or philosophy with First Class/Division 1 (65%) or Very Good (8 on a 10-point scale).
  • If English is not the students’ first language then they must provide proof of English competency.

Indian student requirements:

  • A four-year bachelor's degree or a master's degree.
  • The bachelor’s degree with 65% marks or 8 on a 10-point scale.
  • Students required a bachelor's degree in Engineering, Forestry, or Medicine.


Required Document List

The Documents required are:

  • College Transcripts - The marks statement provided by the education board after completion of bachelor's and higher secondary degree.
  • Financial Documentation - The Proof that shows the financial background of the student.
  • Letter of Recommendation - This shows who recommended the student to pursue the degree.
  • Statement of Purpose - This is an essay or any written statement written by the student while applying.
  • Resume/CV - This provides a summary of the experience and skills of the student.
  • English Language Requirement Scores like TOEFLIELTS,..etc.


Application Deadline

Fall
Jan 15


Scores Required

6.5 / 9

Avg. Score in

IELTS

93 / 120

Avg. Score in

TOEFL

310 / 340

Avg. Score in

GRE


Fees & Funding

Tution & Application Fees

YearYear 1
Tuition fees$42210

Scholarship Grants & Financial Aids

NameAmountInternational Students EligibleApplication Deadline
UBC Graduate Dean’s Entrance Scholarship Variable Yes N/A
UBC Graduate Support Initiative (GSI) Awards Variable Yes N/A
JN Tata Endowment Scholarship Variable Yes 09 Mar, 2020
Bharat Petroleum Scholarship 2020 Variable Yes N/A
Paul Foundation scholarships $20,174 Yes N/A
Forktip Women’s- Innovation Scholarship Variable Yes 30 Aug, 2020
(ISC)² Women’s Cybersecurity Scholarships Variable Yes 19 Feb, 2021
Ellis R. Ott Scholarship for Applied Statistics and Quality Management Variable Yes 01 Apr, 2020
FINCAD Women in Finance Scholarship $20,000 Yes N/A
Collegedunia $150 Scholarship Program $150 Yes N/A
BrokerFish International student scholarship $1,000 Yes 21 Dec, 2020
Ontario Graduate Fellowship $8,459 Yes N/A
Debesh Kamal Scholarship $1,385 Yes 30 Apr, 2020
Aga khan Foundation Scholarships Variable Yes 31 Mar, 2020
Go Clean Scholarship $3,500 Yes 31 Dec, 2020
VueVille Future Technology Scholarship $1,000 Yes 30 Sep, 2020
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VISA & Work Study

VISA

  • Student Visa and Visitor Visa (Optional) is required to study in Canada. 
  • The student visa is a document that the Canadian government issues that allow foreign nationals to study at institutions in Canada.
  • A student visa is usually valid for the length of the student’s study program, plus an extra 90 days. The 90 days lets the student prepare to leave Canada or apply to extend their stay.
  • The cost of the student visa is 112 USD.
  • The students need these documents to apply for a student visa:
    • Proof of acceptance i.e The offer letter that the student received from the university.
    • Proof of identity 
    • Proof of financial support i.e Documents showing the financial status.
  • Student Visa Process:
    • Apply for admission with a DLI, pay the tuition fees, and receive an acceptance letter from the DLI.
    • Check if a study permit is required. eTA is required for all international applicants who wish to travel to Canada.
    • Prepare all the documents required for applications
    • Purchase GIC
    • Apply for the applications
    • Undertake the medical exams
    • Schedule biometric appointment and interview.

Work Study

  • Students can work for 20 hours per week during the regular academic year and full-time during scheduled breaks.
  • If their program does not have scheduled breaks, the students will be limited to working 20 hours per week. 
  • An immigration officer may apply conditions on the type of work students may perform.
  • For example, they must pass an immigration medical examination before they begin work in health care, child care, or primary or secondary education.

Career and Placement after Course

Students have job opportunities in:

  • Project Managers
  • Producers
  • Software Engineers
  • Product Managers
  • Art Directors
  • UX/UI Designers
  • Sound Designers
  • Game Designers
  • Technical Artists
  • Entrepreneurs



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