Interactive Digital Media

Take the next step in your career and become a digital media specialist.

This specialist Level 9 Postgraduate Diploma in Science in Interactive Digital Media aims to equip students with the skills to produce professional media work to the highest standards.

Why Study Interactive Digital Media at Griffith College?
Designed specifically to address a growing need in the industry, the Postgraduate Diploma in Science in Interactive Digital Media at Griffith College is a 1-1.5 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.

Fantastic job prospects with a 100% employment record from a sample of 35 graduates from our class of 2017.

Course Highlights
No final dissertation required
Small class sizes
Access to state of the art facilities
A dedicated experienced lecturing Team
Industry guest speakers

Entry requirements

Applicants should hold an undergraduate honours degree 2:2 or above. Alternatively applicants with a 2:2 in a Higher Diploma in Science in Computing or related area are eligible to apply.

Subjects taught

Stage One
Web Authoring
Visual Communication
Digital Media & Society
Research Methods

Stage Two
Interaction Design
Multimedia Programming
Business of Digital Media
Digital Media Platforms

Elective Modules
Game Design and Development
Theories & Principles of Animation
Digital Storytelling
3D Modelling & Rendering
Desktop Publishing
Server-side Web Development & Databases
Video Production


1 year full-time, 1.5 years part-time.

Full-time students will complete the two taught stages over two semesters.

Part-time students will complete the two taught stages over four semesters.

All students choose two elective modules in addition to the core modules.

Enrolment dates

Intake Dates
We run two intakes for this course, commencing in Spring and Autumn.
February 2020
September 2020

Post Course Info

Academic Progression
Graduates of the Postgraduate Diploma in Science in Interactive Digital Media course have the option to continue their studies in Griffith College have the option of progressing to the MSc in Interactive Digital Media.

Career Progression
Graduates of the Postgraduate Diploma in Science in Interactive Digital Media students will be qualified to work as designers and creative directors in a variety of cross-disciplinary industries (e.g. publishing and the creative arts). They will be able to work effectively as team leaders/managers in the creative media industry, as well as for innovative multimedia projects that involve cross-media content and platforms.

Other careers include content/information managers, industrial and academic research, multimedia systems developers, innovative media practitioners, and as entrepreneurs capable of developing an innovative idea into a full development opportunity.

More details
  • Qualification letters


  • Qualifications

    Postgraduate Diploma (Level 9 NFQ)

  • Attendance type


  • Apply to

    Course provider