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Master of Media and Creative Technologies

  • Masters (Coursework)

The Master of Media and Creative Technologies is designed to enhance the creative and technical scope of media designers, performers and creators.

Key details

Degree Type
Masters (Coursework)
Duration
1.5 years full-time
Course Code
MMCT
Study Mode
In person
Intake Months
Mar, Jul
Domestic Fees
$8,085 per year
International Fees
$46,045 per year

About this course

The Master of Media and Creative Technologies (MMCT) allows you to choose from one of the three subjects available: Creative Practices, Creative Technologies and Screen and Media Studies, offered under the School of Arts and School of Social Sciences. Each area offers you the opportunity to blend artistic and technical forms in new combinations.

Alongside taught papers, you will work on a year-long supervised programme where you will develop a major work (or works) that serves as the flagship of your graduate portfolio of creative works.

Study under the MMCT will give you extensive collaborative project experience which is supported by technical expertise and advanced creative skills. You will also benefit from substantial grounding in postgraduate academic practice and the deployment of critical and methodological skills in original research.

Industry Connections

This programme maintains strategic links with the broader New Zealand community at a number of levels, and we have close links with Hamilton City Council. Our staff members have strong links with international networks in media and creative technologies, and boast strong links with top ranked institutions in Asia, Europe, North America and within the Pacific region.

Career Opportunities

With an MMCT degree, you will be in demand from large private and public sector organisations where digital technologies now take a priority focus. There will also be a wide range of opportunities arising in commercial design and in the broader field of creative and performing arts. The degree will provide significant skill upgrades for those with professional backgrounds, while also giving younger learners aspiring to enter the creative professions an invaluable opportunity to develop portfolios of a professional standard.

Creative Practice Career Examples

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

Creative Technologies Career Examples

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

Screen and Media Studies Career Examples

Commercial Researcher (entertainment and communication), Communications Officer, Film or Television Producer/Director, Higher Educationalist

Study locations

Hamilton