How to Apply

Application

Click “Apply Online to Yorkfor the online application process. It takes about 30 minutes to complete in total.

It is strongly advised that applicants contact a faculty member associated with the program whose research agenda relates to the applicant's interests to discuss supervision.

Admission Requirements

Master of Arts

Honours degree or equivalent from a recognized university in Digital Media or related Bachelor’s program, such as an art program that focuses on technology, with at least a B average in the final two years of study.

All applicants are expected to provide a portfolio, a Statement of Interest letter, a curriculum vitae, and two letters of recommendation.

Applicants must show that they have experience in both programming and the arts, and in particular a cross-disciplinary approach. Experience creating art or creative works (including games) using programming languages is required. Those whose formal background in programming is incomplete will be required to take appropriate supplemental undergraduate course(s) in addition to required courses.

Master of Science

Honours degree or equivalent from a recognized university in Digital Media or related Bachelor’s program, such as computer science, with at least a B average in the final two years of study.

All applicants are expected to provide a portfolio, a Statement of Interest letter, a curriculum vitae, and two letters of recommendation.

Applicants must show that they have experience in the arts, and in particular a cross-disciplinary approach. Those whose background in the arts is incomplete will be required to take appropriate supplemental undergraduate course(s) in addition to required courses.

Doctor of Philosophy

Applicants must have a masters degree or equivalent from a recognized university in a digital media or related program, such as computer science, or an art program that focuses on technology, with at least a B+ average.

Applicants are expected to provide a portfolio, a Statement of Interest letter, a qualifying research paper or similar significant contribution to the field, and two letters of recommendation.

Applicants must show that they have experience in both computer science and the arts, and in particular a cross-disciplinary approach.

All Applicants

A portfolio is required for all programs.  Please refer to the detailed entry requirements here for further information.