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MSc in Applied Digital Media

MSc in Applied Digital Media

Overview

Take the next step in your career and become a multimedia specialist

 This cross-faculty Level 9 MSc in Applied Digital Media aims to equip students with the necessary skills to pursue an exciting career in digital media

Why Study Applied Digital Media at Griffith College?

Designed specifically to address a growing need in the industry, the MSc in Applied Digital Media at Griffith College is a 1-2 year programme which aims to build upon students' knowledge of digital for an exciting career in a growing media industry. Delivered on a full and part-time basis, as a graduate of this course, you will:

  • Obtain specialist knowledge and skills essential for a career in multimedia and professional media.
  • Gain a practical understanding of how to create multimedia applications using digital technology.
  • Develop a team player attitude necessary to communicate problems, ideas and solutions to all levels of the industrial team.
  • Build upon your knowledge of supporting topics in the area of Digital Media.

Course Highlights

  • Finish early with Post-Graduate Diploma
  • Small class sizes
  • Access to state of the art facilities
  • A dedicated experienced lecturing Team
  • Industry guest speakers

Testimonials

"Griffith College gave me the confidence to reach for my dreams and follow the career path to success."

Mairead Harrington
MSc in Applied Digital Media
Course details
Core Modules Covered
Mandatory Modules
  • Business of Digital Media
  • Interaction Design
  • Multimedia Programming
  • Game Design and Development
  • Research Methods
  • Digital Media and Society
  • Visual Communication
  • Web Authoring
Elective Modules
  • Desktop Publishing
  • eLearning
  • 3D Modelling & Animation
  • Server Side Web Development and Databases
  • Video Production
  • Digital Storytelling
  • Theories and Principles of Animation
From Postgraduate to Masters

Following successful completion of these modules, students are awarded a Postgraduate Diploma. They can then undertake an additional dissertation module, which leads to a Masters Degree in Applied Digital Media.

The full-time programme is delivered over 3 semesters.

The part-time programme is delivered over 4 semesters, covering the 10 topics as per the full-time programme.

Griffith College’s Computing Faculty flexibility - we arrange timetables that are student oriented to suit your personal and professional requirements.

Course Contacts

Waseem
Akhtar
Dublin Campus
T: 
01-4163363
Gerard
McQuillan
Dublin Campus
T: 
01-4150421
How to Apply

Entry Requirements

Candidates applying for this course should have a Level 8 Honours degree 2:2 or above in any discipline or international equivalent and/or relevant work experience.

How to Apply

Applicants under 23 years

Applicants under 23 years of age on 1st of January, 2017 must apply through the CAO system www.cao.ie. Please consult the CAO website for information on important dates for 2017 applications.

Applicants over 23 years

Mature Students
Applicants over 23 years of age on 1st January 2017 must apply to Griffith College directly online using the Apply Online facility on the website homepage. Mature applicants will be asked for a copy of their passport.

English Language
If English is not your native language, you must show that your English level is of a suitable standard. For further information, please contact a member of the Admissions Team.

Fees

Fee Information

A Registration Fee of Euro 250.00 and a 2% Learner Protection Charge is applicable each academic year in addition to the fees quoted below. The fees below relate to Year 1 fees only.

Tuition Fees
Dublin

Study Mode: Full-Time

EU living Ireland: EUR 6,550.00

EU living Abroad: EUR 8,000.00

Non-EU living Ireland: EUR 11,000.00

Non-EU living Abroad: EUR 11,000.00

 

Study Mode: Part-Time

EU living Ireland: EUR 6,550.00

Fee: EUR 6,550.00

2% Learner Protection Charge

All QQI accredited programmes of education and training of 3 months or longer duration are covered by arrangements under section 65 (4) of the Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) Act 2012 whereby, in the event of the provider ceasing to provide the programme for any reason, enrolled learners may transfer to a similar programme at another provider, or, in the event that this is not practicable, the fees most recently paid will be refunded.

Direct Debit Scheme

Students wishing to pay for their fees monthly may avail of our direct debit scheme. Please download our Fee Payment Information document to review the payment plan schedule and how to apply.

Sponsorship

Is your company paying for your course?

They will need to complete a Griffith College Sponsorship Form and send this to the Student Fees Office:

  • Post: Student Fees, Griffith College Dublin, South Circular Road, Dublin 8
  • Email: [email protected]
Progression

Academic Progression

On completion of the Level 9 MSc in Applied Digital Media, students may progress onto a range of Level 10 Doctoral programmes on the National Qualifications Framework. The Postgraduate QQI validation means that your qualification is recognised not only in Ireland and Europe but throughout the world.

Career Progression

Through the MSc in Applied Digital Media, you will have gained valuable professional experience, specialised in a key emerging field and developed many technical skills. There is a wide range of career options for our graduates including:

  • Creative Directors
  • Content/information managers
  • Industrial and academic research
  • Multimedia Systems Developer
  • Innovative Media Practitioners
  • Entrepreneur
  • Digital Media Manager
  • Media Product Manager
  • Digital Account Director
  • Digital Designer
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