MSc in Interactive Media




Ireland’s media industry is one of the fastest growing sectors in IT and is of significant strategic value to Ireland’s future economy. Advances in technology are at the centre of this growth, with the internet, e-mail, mobile phones, games and digital TV now being a common part of everyday life. The creation of interactive digital media is a challenging and complex activity requiring the use of a range of existing and emerging technologies. These Interactive Digital Media products aim to entertain, inform or inspire an audience.

Some of the possibilities include

    • Creating interactive media for entertainment, education and information
    • Developing original interfaces and interaction techniques
    • Creating new forms of storytelling
    • Developing new digital media delivery systems

A blend of creative and technical skills is required to meet the needs of the Digital Media industry. The MSc in Interactive Media equips you with the underlying concepts, technologies and practices of interactive media while teaching you the technical skills to create interactive digital media products.

On completion of the course you will have a thorough knowledge of the underlying concepts, technologies and practices of interactive digital media and be able to apply these to create interactive digital media products.


Applying for the MSc in Interactive Media

Students wishing to apply for this course must do so on-line at the following website




If you are an international student, you will need to have English Language skills to a recognised standard. The usual requirement is: IELTS 6.0 with no individual section lower than 5.5.

For more information check UCC's International Student Office.