|Study location||Canada, Ontario, Oakville|
|Type||Graduate Certificate, College|
|Nominal duration||1 year/ 2 semesters|
|Tuition fee||CA$23,532 per year
The fee is for the 2022–2023 academic year and includes tuition (CA$21,708), health insurance and ancillary charges.
The fees displayed are estimates only for and are subject to change.
|Registration fee||CA$400 one-time
The registration fee includes the non-refundable application fee (CA$100) and the refundable deposit fee (CA$300).
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Undergraduate Diploma (or higher)
To be eligible for admission, you must possess:
Students are expected to have computer literacy skills prior to admission (Microsoft Windows, image editing software, web page tools).
Eligible applicants are selected on the basis of:
- Demonstrated competence through related work and/or educational experience, and
Note: Preferably, the work should be digital. If you have collaborated on work, please outline what you did. If you have managed or provided marketing or editorial elements of websites or print, please provide details. The portfolio will be returned if requested.
Preference will be given to applicants with degrees/diplomas in graphic design, fine arts or computer science disciplines. All applicants must have a solid grounding in computer technologies and applications.
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
If English is not your first language, you must provide one of the English language proficiency tests below:
A relevant portfolio is required.
Portfolio requirements are subject to change from year to year. Do not submit any portfolio materials unless specifically instructed to do so, after applying to the program. Once you have applied to this program, specific portfolio instructions and submission details will be provided to you in your Sheridan Student Account.
Visit the program website to have an idea for possible components to be included in a portfolio submission.
Industry professionals recognize Sheridan as the best interactive multimedia college in Canada.
Prepare for your career
In the Interactive Media Management program, you’ll learn to create, manage and develop web and mobile content, leveraging a curriculum in usability, interactivity, front-end coding, social media, user experience (UX) and emerging mobile technologies in an interdisciplinary, inter-professional collaborative learning environment.
The most up-to-date new media skills
Develop superior new media skills in this intensive one-year graduate program, learning to combine graphics, text, animation, audio and video to produce:
- Web and mobile applications
- Physical computing and augmented reality
- Immersive experiences and installations
- Visual communication and visualization work
- Games and puzzles
Build environments from the ground up
Creative innovation and problem solving typify all interactive multimedia courses at Sheridan.
Students acquire valuable experience by working in small, collaborative groups using agile development to manage a complete project through all phases — needs analysis, problem solving, rapid prototyping, user experience design and development.
Classes are small and intimate, ensuring plenty of direct student-instructor interaction. There’s no better place to prepare for an interactive media career. Come see why Sheridan is widely recognized as the best.
Successful graduates may find employment with multimedia and web development companies; advertising agencies and new media companies; corporate environments (including creative, technical, marketing and training divisions); the increasingly important freelance market; education and government agencies; installation projects and the entertainment industry.
Sample employers include:
- Shaw Communications
- IBM Interactive
- Leo Burnett
- Blast Radius
- Critical Mass
- McCann Canada
Stitch Media and Jam3 are industry regarded and award-winning media companies whose founders and principals are graduates of Sheridan’s Interactive Media Management (formerly Interactive Multimedia) program.
An Interactive Media Management graduate certificate from Sheridan is a huge advantage in the job market. Employers like The Globe and Mail, IBM Canada, BlackBerry, CBC Kids, Disney Online Studios Canada, the ROM, McCann Canada, Train with Push and startups seek out graduates for their combination of technical skill and creative problem-solving ability.
Recent graduates have moved into the following careers:
- Product Designer
- User Experience Designer, Researcher or Engineer
- Digital Strategist
- Creative Technologist
- Interactive Designer or Producer
- Front-end Designer or Developer
- Full Stack Developer
- Mobile Designer or Developer