Master Of Digital Media Info Session, Georgia Tech

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Is the Master of Digital Media Program the Graduate Degree for You?

Find out at our Information Session at Georgia Institute of Technology on Tuesday, January 19th at 11am. The event will be held in Klaus 1212. Lunch will be served.

Vancouver's Master of Digital Media program is Canada's first professional graduate degree program in digital media. With input from academia and industry, the MDM Program's challenging curriculum is uniquely designed to transition students from diverse backgrounds into new and expanding digital media markets and opportunities. During the 12-month program and 4-month internship, graduates develop the professional skills required to be effective creators, practitioners and senior managers in the digital media industry.

Vancouver is a major digital media hub and has one of the top video game clusters in the world—companies such as EA, Capcom, Sega and Microsoft all have studios in Vancouver. Vancouver also has the world's largest VFX and animation hub, and companies such as Sony Pictures Imageworks, Industrial Light and Magic and Animal Logic all have studios in Vancouver.

*How is the MDM different from other Masters Programs?*
The MDM is a highly applied degree. It is non-thesis based and is appropriate for students who seek to enter the digital media industry. 98% of student workload is team-based with a focus on perfecting the process of executing a digital media project. The MDM’s core components involve working with real-life clients for 14-week production cycles each semester.

*What types of students does the MDM program look for?*
The MDM program accepts candidates from all disciplines. However, the majority of students hold undergraduate degrees in the Computer Science, New Media and the Arts. A variety come from Business Administration, Architecture, Broadcasting and Cognitive Sciences.

*Do I have to be both artistic and technical to be eligible for this program?*
You do not need to have backgrounds in both technical and artistic fields to apply to the program.

*Are there scholarships available?*
The MDM program offers multiple scholarships that range in amounts from $5,000 to $40,000. In addition, a number of scholarship recipients also receive free on-campus housing at MDM's student apartments.

For more information about the program, visit our website:
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By: Centre for Digital Media

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