Master of Digital Arts (Advanced)

Australian National University (ANU)

This program allows students to focus on developing their creativity and practical skills with a degree designed for the digital age. It offers a mixture of practical and theoretical courses in key areas of digital media such as, 3D and 2D computer animation, digital visual effects, digital video, digital compositing, interactivity, coding, site-specific projection, on-line design, virtual reality, sound, and hybrid media. As a digital arts student you will have access to the facilities at the ANU School of Art & Design, and be able to develop your own individual and collaborative projects in the context of other researchers at the ANU.

Course Fee:

Australian: $48,000
International: $68,960

Entry Requirements:

A Bachelor degree or international equivalent with a minimum GPA of 6/7 and the approval of an identified supervisor for the thesis. All applicants must meet the University's English Language Admission Requirements for Students.


The Master of Digital Arts (advanced) requires completion of 96 units, which must consist of 6 units of foundation theory, 18 units foundation studio & design, 24 units of studio courses, 12 units compulsory research training, 12 units research project and 24 units of Thesis.

Subjects you can Study:

Digital arts

Study Pathways:

Applicants with a Bachelor Degree or Graduate Certificate in a cognate discipline may be eligible for 24 units (one semester) of credit. Applicants with a Graduate Diploma or Honours in a cognate discipline may be eligible for 48 units (one year) of credit. Cognate disciplines Animation, Design, Digital Art, Fine Arts, Media Arts

Accepts International Students:


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Campus ATAR/OP Adjusted Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Canberra No info No Full time 2 years
ANU was set up in 1946 as the national research institution by the Australian Parliament to enhance the economic, social cultural and intellectual development of the nation. Part of the Group of Eight, ANU is recognised as one of Australia's leading universities for education and is the only Australian member of the International Alliance of Research Universities.

Students at ANU engage with leading minds and learn from world-class researchers, with six Nobel Prize winners and two Australian prime ministers among its staff and Alumni. With over 170 partner universities across 37 countries, students have the opportunity to make global connections by going on an exchange, undertaking an internship or participating in fieldwork.

ANU has a mix of undergraduate, postgraduate and research students, many of whom live in University residences. International students come mainly from Indonesia, China, Malaysia, Singapore and the USA, with significant numbers also coming from Europe, Hong Kong, the Philippines and Thailand.

The campus is located in the centre of the nation's capital, Canberra. Canberra is a university city and home to many national institutions. Offering a cosmopolitan lifestyle, the city has a high concentration of national museums and galleries, as well as cafes and restaurants. For the active, the capital is etched with bike paths and walking trails, and is surrounded by stunning Australian landscape. Facilities on campus include a wide range of student accommodation, modern laboratories and teaching facilities, five main libraries, medical services, sporting fields, gym, food vans and cafes.

The University provides specialised services to assist students, including a tailored orientation program, Counselling and Health Service, Academic Skills and Learning Centre, Disability Services and the Tjabal Indigenous Higher Education Centre. There are also many student clubs and societies for a diverse range of sporting, social and other interests.

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