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Digital and Interactive Media in the Arts

From streaming services to smart phones, digital media is a big part of our lives. This program will help you develop skills in new media. You’ll create artistic works using new interactive technologies, explore new creative possibilities and gain a deeper understanding of how art, media and culture can impact society. 

Quick facts

Program options:
Study options:
Full-time study, Part-time study
Program delivery:


  • Art director
  • Communications and marketing professional
  • Designer (web/exhibit/graphic/gaming)
  • Editor
  • Journalist
  • Photo/videographer
  • TV/film production coordinator

Sample courses

  • Music, Science and Computers - MUS 207
  • Presenting Digital Art History - AHVS 310B
  • Digital Media Arts - ART 261
  • Acting for the Camera - THEA 304
  • Media and Culture - WRIT 330


This program can be added to your primary degree as a minor, enabling you to broaden your studies. You can declare your minor after one or more years of full-time study at UVic.

Your academic advisor can help you plan your courses to ensure you meet the requirements of both your major and minor programs.

English language proficiency

You must demonstrate English language proficiency to attend UVic. Your transcripts are enough to prove proficiency if you've studied full-time in an academic program at the high school or post-secondary level within Canada for at least four years, and all of your instruction was in English.

Learn about UVic's English language requirement.

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