Campuses and locations
The University of Newcastle is a multi-campus institution offering programs in a number of locations.
1.5 years full-time or part-time equivalent up to 5 years maximum.
The Master of Digital Media at the University of Newcastle has been designed to further develop your existing professional digital media skills and knowledge which can be applied to almost any field in the contemporary workforce. Technology is continually advancing, permeating our environments and affecting how we interact with the world. As a result society increasingly relies on technology and the demand for technical experts is ever growing.
This program will enhance your existing technical knowledge and encourage and embrace your creativity through a range of progressive subjects. You will graduate with the practical skills to translate ideas to reality, develop new and innovative digital media technology, critically analyse digital media design and apply the acquired knowledge across a range of work environments.
The University of Newcastle has developed a contemporary and unique program that is highly regarded both nationally and internationally. You will develop and learn new skills, sharpen your ability to critically analyse digital media design and engage in modern teaching techniques. Core courses to support your drive and direction include:
In addition to the core courses, students will have the choice to specialise in one of the areas outlined in the directed courses. Some of these include, but are not limited to:
Upon completion, you will have developed a high-level understanding of digital media, the production and distribution of effective and innovative content in the digital space, and in depth knowledge of the technologies fundamental to Digital Media.
Download a program plan for further details on your degree's structure and what courses you will study.
These program plans are applicable to new students. Current students should refer to the program handbook to access the plan relevant to the year they commenced.
You’ll graduate ready to apply your in depth knowledge of digital media in the professional environment, and will have developed a comprehensive portfolio of work in your chosen speciality enabling you to visually present your skills to a prospective employer. With your high-level digital media skills you can embark on some of the following career pathways:
Upon completion of the program you will possess the ability to apply your digital expertise in real-world settings and position yourself at the forefront of the Digital Media Industry.