Interactive Digital Media

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

This cross-faculty Level 9 MSc in Interactive Digital Media aims to equip students with the necessary skills to pursue an exciting career in digital media.

Why Study Interactive Digital Media at Griffith College?
Designed specifically to address a growing need in the industry, the MSc in Interactive Digital Media at Griffith College is a 1-2 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.

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

Build upon your knowledge of supporting topics in the area of Digital Media.

Course Highlights
Finish early with Post-Graduate Diploma
Small class sizes
Access to state of the art facilities
A dedicated experienced lecturing Team
Industry guest speakers

Course Details
Full-time students will complete the two taught stages over two semesters and will complete the dissertation/dissertation by practice in an additional third semester.

Part-time students will complete the two taught stages over four semesters and will complete the dissertation/dissertation by practice in an additional fifth semester.

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

Entry requirements

Candidates applying for this course should have a Level 8 Honours degree 2:2 or above in any discipline or international equivalent and/or relevant work experience.

English Language
If English is not your native language, you must show that your English level is of a suitable standard. For further information, please contact a member of the Admissions Team.

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

Dissertation Stage
Dissertation/Dissertation by Practice


1 year full-time, 2 years part-time.

Please see college website for detailed timetable.

Enrolment dates

Intake Dates
We run 2 intakes for this course commencing in Spring and Autumn.
February 2020
September 2020

*subject to sufficient numbers.

Post Course Info

Academic Progression
On completion of the Level 9 MSc in Interactive Digital Media, students may progress onto a range of Level 10 Doctoral programmes on the National Qualifications Framework. The Postgraduate QQI validation means that your qualification is recognised not only in Ireland and Europe but throughout the world.

Career Progression
Through the MSc in Interactive Digital Media, you will have gained valuable professional experience, specialised in a key emerging field and developed many technical skills. There is a wide range of career options for our graduates including:

Creative Directors
Content/information managers
Industrial and academic research
Multimedia Systems Developer
Innovative Media Practitioners
Digital Media Manager
Media Product Manager
Digital Account Director
Digital Designer

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  • Qualifications

    Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)

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