Master of Digital Arts


The Master of Digital Arts is aimed at students who wish to study creative digital arts in the areas of video, animation, compositing, internet art, processing, sound or hybrid practice: a specialization in Visual Effects is also available. Entry is open to students who have completed an approved program in a digital arts or related area and who wish to further their studies. It provides a basis for a career as a practicing digital artist or employment in an arts or media related area, or it prepares students for further graduate study or research.

Typical courses

  • New Media, Innovation and Research
  • Animation
  • Internet Art
  • Physical Computing for the Creative Arts
  • Video Art
  • Digital Compositing
  • Photography
  • Studio Practice
  • Visual Arts Studio Master-class
  • Formal Structures for New Media
  • Computer Music: Theory and Aesthetics
  • Interactive Digital Media
  • Compositing for Digital Visual Effects
  • Digital Video
  • Animation Elements for Digital Visual Effects

Our rankings

At the ANU you can learn from experts in your field. In the 2010 QS World University Rankings ANU was ranked number one in Australia and 13 in the world for social sciences, and number one in Australia and 17 in the world for arts and humanities.

Appropriate level skills as demonstrated through portfolio and CV and a four year Bachelors degree either as Honours or a combined degree in a cognate area from an Australian tertiary institution or its international equivalent or a three year Bachelors degree in a cognate area with a minimum of two years relevant professional practice/experience. Equivalence may be met by the completion of the Graduate Certificate in Digital Arts or the Graduate Diploma in Digital Arts.