Postgraduate
MA Digital Media

NUI Galway

Course Overview


The MA in Digital Media provides advanced creative and technical education in digital media within a supportive environment.

Students are given practical training across a range of digital media practices, whilst also developing their creative, critical and entrepreneurial skills within small-group classes. Classes contain a mix of graduates from relevant academic backgrounds and industry professionals who want to develop or extend existing skills.

What you need to know

Where is the course located?

Galway

What is the length of the course?

12 Months (1 Year) Full-time


When can I apply?

You can apply today

When does the course start?

September

Placement options


Application Closing Date

Open for an application

Number of Places

16

Fees and Funding

Non-EU Tuition Fees

€ 15,550

Living Costs per year

€ 10,000

Application Fee

€ 60

Features and Benefits


  • The MA in Digital Media provides advanced creative and technical education in digital media within a supportive environment.
  • Areas that former graduates are currently working in include television production, IT, graphic and interaction design, web design and development and higher-education.
  • The range of skills and topics covered on the programme, as well as the different backgrounds of the students on it, contribute towards an environment rich in peer-learning, multidisciplinary experiences and cross-pollination of ideas and skills.
  • The career paths from this course are limitless, and our graduates are sought after by a wide range of industries.

Entry requirements

How to Apply

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As part of your application, you will be required to submit:

  • Your academic history and transcripts (Actual and/or Predicted Grades)
  • Proof of English proficiency (typically IELTS or TOEFL scores)
  • 2 letters of recommendation
  • A copy of your passport
  • Personal Statement
  • CV/Resume
  • Extra requests for certain courses

Minimum entry requirements

NQAI Level 8 degree or equivalent H2.2, GPA 3.0 or international qualification. IELTS score of 6.5 or equivalent if applicable. Students who do not meet the honors degree requirement but have a Level 7 degree (Merit 2) may be admitted to the PDip course with the possibility of progressing to the MA if they receive a minimum of 60% in their course work during the year.

English Requirements

Arts/Business/Law (No less than 5.5 in any Component)
IELTS: 6.5 Overall
TOEFL: 88
Pearson (PTE): 61
Duolingo English Test (DET)**: 110
• Temporary measure for 2020 only in response to COVID-19

Special Entry Requirements

N/A

Career Prospects


The career paths from this course are limitless, and our graduates are sought after by a wide range of industries. Areas that former graduates are currently working in include television production, IT, graphic and interaction design, web design and development and higher-education. A number of graduates have carried on to undertake PhD research, whilst others have utilized the creative and entrepreneurial skills developed on the course to develop their final projects into business opportunities.

Notes


MA, PDip. Students may only apply for the MA. Those who do not meet the minimum entry requirements may be admitted via a qualifying exam, or be admitted to the PDip.