Master of Media and Creative Technologies (MMCT) in The University of Waikato

The University of Waikato

Campus: Hamilton

Duration: 1.5 years

Intake: Feb and July

*Fee:  $30,095 (120 pts) or $45,140 (180 pts)

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The course has been introduced to boost creative and technical skills of media designers, performers and creators. This degree will equip you with skills in competitive world of media nationally and overseas.

The course allows you to select from one of the four fields available: Creative Practices, Creative Technologies, Screen and Media Studies and Maori Media and Communication. Each field provides you the chance to mix artistic and technical forms in latest combinations.

With taught papers, you will also operate on a year-long course where you will enhance a major work that serves as the chief of graduate portfolio of creative works.

Study with us and get extensive project experience which is backed by technical expertise and boosted creative skills. You will also gain advantage from grounding in postgraduate academic practice and the grouping of critical and methodological knowledge in original research.

Career Outcomes:

After degree, you will be in high demand from large private and public industries where digital techniques take a priority focus. There will improve range of chances arising in commercial design and in the wider field of creative and performing arts. The degree will equip you with skill upgrades for those with professional history, while also giving learners aspiring to make way to the creative professions an opportunity to discover portfolios of a professional standard.

Creative Practice Career Choices:

Event Manager, Media Artist, Musician, Performing Artist, Scriptwriter

Creative Technologies Career Choices:

Animation Artist, Audio-visual Technician, Digital Artist, Film or Television Editor, Interface Designer, Media Artist, Musician, Sound Designer, Web Designer

Maori Media and Communications Career Choices:

Communications Officer, Director of Intercultural Communication, Film or Television Producer/Director, Higher Educationalist, Performing Artist.

Screen and Media Studies Career Choices:

Commercial Researcher, Communications Officer, Film or Television Producer/Director, Higher Educationalist

Maori Media & Communication:

Study this course under the Faculty of Maori and Indigenous Studies, which offers you the chance to build knowledge of historical, political, cultural and social contexts in which media and communication practices develop and work.

You will benefit from grounding in postgraduate academic practice and the distribution of critical and methodological knowledge in original research.

Entry eligibility

Academic eligibility:

Students must have bachelor’s degree in relevant subject.

English language proficiency score:

  1. IELTS score of 6.5 with no less than 6.0
  2. TOEFL Score of 90 is required.
  3. PTE required score is 65

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