Interactive Digital Media

Trinity College Dublin

Interactive Digital Media

In addition to practical skills, the course also covers critical thinking around digital media, giving the students the ability to situate works and ideas in relevant cultural contexts.

The M.Sc. in Interactive Digital Media enables graduates to work and stay current in the digital media sector. Graduates work in many roles across the digital sector, including design, development, content, analysis, research, entrepreneurship and leadership.

Subjects taught

The courses offered include: Introduction to Programming; XML/HTML; Audio Technologies; Sensors; Interactive Authoring; Graphic Design; Image Processing; Cultural and Critical Studies; Research Methodologies; Client/Server Technologies and Networking; Interactive Narrative; Mobile Computing; Image Processing and 3-D Modelling; Game Development and Production; Legal Issues in Digital Publishing.; Digital Media Enterprises.

Entry requirements

Admission Requirements
A 2.1 (60-69%) grade or higher from a reputable university is required, although exceptions can be made on the basis of considerable professional and/or creative experience. Students are accepted from a wide range of disciplines, ranging from computer science and engineering to the arts, humanities and design. A standard of English language competence that will allow full participation in coursework, classwork and other activities is required, i.e., an IELTS level of 6.5 overall with no single component below 6.0.

Application dates

Closing Date: 31 July 2023


1 year full-time

Enrolment dates

Next Intake September 2020

Post Course Info

Graduates from the IDM programme work in many roles across the digital sector. Current positions held by our graduates include: App Designers and Developers, Web Designers and Developers, Software Developers, Graphic and Visual Designers, UI and UX Designers, Interaction Designers, Game Designers and Developers, Product Designers, Technology Journalists, Project Managers, Security and Data Analysts, Digital Analysts, Corporate Communications Leads, Chief Executive Officers (CEOs), Chief Information Officers (CIOs), Chief Commercial Officers (CCOs), Research Fellows and Professors.

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  • Qualifications

    Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)

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    Full time,Daytime

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