The graduate program in Digital Futures will help you respond to the increasingly important role that digital technology plays as a catalyst for change in our society. The curriculum ensures that you gain core digital knowledge and skills as you explore your specific areas of interest through electives, industry internships, residencies and independent study.
In the DIGF program you have access to these opportunities:
- Foundational courses in creative computation, creative techniques, and critical theory.
- Core courses in digital methods, research, theory and practice.
- Intensive digital project and prototyping courses.
- Individual research and creation overseen by a principal advisor and supervisory committee
- Summer internship and/or study abroad options.
- Elective choices.
- Creative digital thesis project and supporting paper (MFA/MDes) or a written thesis and supporting creative project (MA).
Check out the course calendar here for current courses offered. Explore the DIGF Program Guide here.
In this program you and your classmates will bring your experience and passion for design, technology, culture and/or enterprise to a practice-based learning environment. You’ll create, critique, play and prototype in our studios, labs and maker-spaces.
You will also work alongside leaders in creative technology research and practice, through a network of research labs, production spaces, and industry and community partnerships in Toronto’s creative digital industries.
Industry and community partnerships will help you to build a career runway before you graduate. You are encouraged to work with partners and in internships which can connect to your thesis research.
Our graduates go on to futures in the eclectic international creative digital industries, encompassing design, arts, creative services, entertainment, media and cultural spaces like:
- App, web, and games designers and developers
- Digital project leaders
- Cultural industry producers
- Managers and coordinators between art and design departments and IT
- Creators and developers of your own start-ups
- Film, television and digital transmedia producers
- Digital strategists and educators