Emerging Media

Introduction
We are excited to announce our new MSc in Emerging Media building on over twenty years of expertise in research and teaching in the area of multimedia.

The MSc in Emerging Media:
The MSc in Emerging Media combines media production, innovative research and experimental practices to guide students in the discovery of new ways to communicate and tell stories. We provide a vibrate space for students who see the possibilities in new technologies to extend their creative voices. Through engaging with the most current research, which inspects the impact of digitisation, internet technologies, Internet of Things and social media on our culture and ways of communicating, students are equipped to navigate, analyse and contribute to our constantly evolving media-scape.

Programme
This programme is offered full-time over one year.

Students take a combination of core and option modules in areas such Responsive Media, Moving Image, Media Innovation, Sound Design and Media Animation. All students complete a Final Team Production Project.

To provide students from a range of undergraduate and skills' backgrounds with an effective learning environment with respect to digital media technologies and content creation.

To develop the core technical skills required in the application of industry-standard new media tools.

To develop the creative and technical skills in the design, editorial, authoring skills and communication competencies required for the appropriate application/use of multimedia technologies in the production of content, products and services.

Why should I choose DCU?
The world of interactive emering media is constantly changing and, as the first degree of its kind in Ireland, the MSc in Multimedia continues to evolve with it. With its creative and innovative approach and experienced range of lecturers and professional practitioners, the MSc in Emerging Media has a consistent record of producing top graduates who have the expertise, creativity and versatility to succeed in numerous careers.

Course Life
• The programme is distinct in its approach to emerging media education.

• A creative and student-centered supportive learning environment.

• The 'learn by doing' philosophy inspires excellence, innovation and professionalism.

• The availability of cutting-edge technical resources and equipment.

• A dedicated teaching staff comprising both professional practitioners and academics.

• A track record of success by students in international competitions and exhibitions.

Entry requirements

Requirements

General Entry Requirements
For admission to the MSc in Emerging Media programme, successful applicants will have -

-A degree at the level of an Irish or UK Honours undergraduate degree (H2.2 or above) or equivalent.
-Applicants with appropriate combinations of professional qualifications and experience may also be considered. This includes discipline-specific knowledge and know-how; transferable skills; basic research competency; personal effectiveness.
-Applicants who have not yet completed their degree may receive a conditional offer on the basis of most recent grades and pending the achievement of no less than a H2.2 degree.
-International candidates who are non-native speakers of English must satisfy the University of their competency in the English language.

Subjects taught

To view the current course structure, please visit the Provider's website.

Duration

1 year full-time

Enrolment dates

Commencement of Programme
The programme commences in September 2022.

Post Course Info

Careers
Graduates from the course can expect to find employment in a range of media-related industries. Graduates are employed in a wide range of media companies, broadcasters and NGOs taking up such roles as Online Visual Designer, Film Maker, Editor, Interaction Designer, Animator, UX/UI Designer Sound Designer and leading to roles such as Transmedia Campaign Manager, Creative Director or Head of Digital Production.

Potential Careers:
Digital Video Specialist
Digital Imaging Specialist
Interactive Designer
Content/Technical Writer
Sound Designer/Engineer
Installation Designer
Project Manager
New Media Artist
Video editor
Video game designer
UX – UI Design Lead
Social Media Communications Manager
Creative Director

More details
  • Qualification letters

    MSc

  • Qualifications

    Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)

  • Attendance type

    Full time,Daytime

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    Course provider