B.A. On Campus

Digital Media

York University

48 months
32416 CAD/year
7037 CAD/year
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The Digital Media BA program at York University focuses on the study of 3D simulations and animation, artistic theories and cultural impact. It inspires people with imaginative digital art installations or design of the next generation gaming technology.


Using code and programming as tools for creative expression, digital media specialists develop original digital media objects and experiences such as mobile apps, immersive and 3D environments, data visualization, interactive performance and more.

What You'll Learn

At the Digital Media BA program at York University, you will learn about the raw tools that help create digital imagery and sound, including animation and 3D simulations. You will also study larger concepts like artistic theories and the cultural impact of digital media on the world. Most importantly, you will learn to create.

You will begin the program by completing a common core of courses in first year. You will select from one of three specializations based on your interest: Digital Media Development (DMD) that has a greater focus on computer science or Digital Media Arts (DMA) that focuses more on fine arts and the brand new Digital Media Game Arts.

You will have an opportunity to participate in Lassonde’s paid internship program to get valuable professional experience.

Career Paths Include:

  • User Experience and Interface Design
  • Game Development
  • New Media Artist
  • Social Media Manager

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Interactive Digital Media
  • Programming for Digital Media
  • Physical Computing
  • Media Signal Processing
  • Publishing in Digital Media
  • 3D Computer Graphics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


480 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Official Transcripts (all students are required to submit official transcripts except those qualifying as Mature applicants or as Visiting Students on a Letter of Permission)
  • Course Descriptions
  • Language Proficiency Requirements
  • Supplementary Application

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    32416 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 32416 CAD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    7037 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7037 CAD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Toronto

1502 - 2563 CAD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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