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Interactive Media Design

Interactive Media Design

Program Code:INM
Campus:Seneca@York
Duration:4 Semesters (2 Years)
Offered:Summer
Fall
Winter
Credential Awarded:Ontario College Diploma

Program Description

Over the four semesters, you will learn about the design, development, implementation and management of digital strategies and assets for interacting multimedia applications including the web, social media, mobile and new development platforms.

You'll learn to plan, develop and design effective audio, visual and digital media communication materials for delivery on multiple platforms and mediums. Students will learn to grow and apply their strategic, creative and technical skills towards developing content for the web, television, social media and marketing, audio, and special effects and animation for film, TV and advertising. They will also learn how to strategize, plan, organize and manage different aspects of development and production in these different industries. Because real world experience can be instrumental to your career success you will engage in an independent production in your final semester as well as an internship opportunity prior to graduation.

Admission Requirements

Program Eligibility:

  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent with:
    • Grade 12 English: ENG4(U) or ENG4(C)
  • OR Mature Student Status (age 19 or older) with required course(s), their equivalent(s), or appropriate Academic and Career Entrance (ACE) Certificate program credits (see Academic Upgrading).

Additional Requirements:

  • Design (drawing) assignment
  • Applicant profile/questionnaire

Applicant Selection:

  • Details of how to complete and submit your profile and your design assignment will be mailed shortly after we receive your application.
  • Applicants to this program are selected based on the strength of the assignment and the profile.
  • Admission to this program is competitive. Meeting minimum admission requirements does not guarantee an offer of admission.

Fees

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Your Career

As a graduate of the Interactive Media Design diploma program, your career could include roles such as digital media strategist, designer, interactive/project manager, digital media developer for organizations/agencies specializing in web design, animation, advertising or interactive media for corporate, scientific or educational purposes or interactive design for film, television and businesses.

Affiliations/Associations

  • ACM SIGGRAPH
  • Fall Studio Tour
  • Future. Innovation. Technology. Creativity. (FITC)
  • Interactive Ontario
  • Toronto Animation Arts Festival International (TAAFI)

Transfer Credit/Pathways

The Degree and Credit Transfer Office provides a number of services for students continuing their education at Seneca, and for graduating students considering degree transfer options.

Through transfer agreements and institution partnerships, graduates of this Seneca College program may be eligible for credit at various post-secondary institutions. Please refer to the Degree Transfer Guide for more information.

Transfer Credit may be granted for courses deemed equivalent to courses at Seneca that have been completed at recognized postsecondary institutions. Additional information is available online.

Important Academic Dates

Please take a few moments to view Important Academic Dates for your relevant semester.

Courses

Please select the curriculum from the Academic Year in which you started (or will be starting) your studies. An Academic Year begins in September and ends in August of the following year.

Also see: English and General Education requirements.

2016/2017 Academic Year

Semester 1
EAC150 College English
INM100* Design Principles
INM101* Interactive Media Tools
INM102* Digital Photography
INM110 Interactive Media Business I
INM120 Introduction to Adaptive Web Design
INM155** Sound I
PSY204 Perception and Communication
 
Semester 2
INM200 Design Principles II
INM201 Interactive Media Tools II
INM202 Animation and VFX I
INM210 Interactive Media Business II: Research and Planning
INM220 Web Development I
INM255 Video I
plus: General Education Course
 
Semester 3
INM300 User Experience Design I
INM302 Animation and VFX II - Gaming and Motion Graphics
INM310 Media Business III - Campaign Development and Strategy
INM320 Web Development II
INM330 Introduction to 3D
INM350 Video II
plus: General Education Course
 
Semester 4
INM400 UX and Interaction Design
INM405 Integrated Campaign Development
INM410 Interactive Project Management
INM415 Career Planning
INM420 Development and Emerging Technologies
INM425 Field Placement Preparation
INM450 Advanced VFX and Motion Graphics
plus: General Education Course
 
 * Courses run from weeks 1-7
** Courses run from weeks 8-14

 

2015/2016 Academic Year

Semester 1
EAC150 College English
INM100* Design Principles
INM101* Interactive Media Tools
INM102* Digital Photography
INM110 Interactive Media Business I
INM120 Introduction to Adaptive Web Design
INM155** Sound I
PSY204 Perception and Communication
 
Semester 2
INM200 Design Principles II
INM201 Interactive Media Tools II
INM202 Animation and VFX I
INM210 Interactive Media Business II: Research and Planning
INM220 Web Development I
INM255 Video I
plus: General Education Course
 
Semester 3
INM300 User Experience Design I
INM302 Animation and VFX II - Gaming and Motion Graphics
INM310 Media Business III - Campaign Development and Strategy
INM320 Web Development II
INM330 Introduction to 3D
INM350 Video II
plus: General Education Course
 
Semester 4
INM400 UX and Interaction Design
INM405 Integrated Campaign Development
INM410 Interactive Project Management
INM415 Career Planning
INM420 Development and Emerging Technologies
INM425 Field Placement Preparation
INM450 Advanced VFX and Motion Graphics
plus: General Education Course
 
 * Courses run from weeks 1-7
** Courses run from weeks 8-14

 

2014/2015 Academic Year

Semester 1 Course Name Hrs/Wk
EAC150 College English 3
INM100* Design Principles 3
INM101* Interactive Media Tools 3
INM102* Digital Photography 2
INM110 Interactive Media Business I 2
INM120 Introduction to Adaptive Web Design 3
INM155** Sound I 2
PSY204 Perception and Communication 3
 
Semester 2 Course Name Hrs/Wk
INM200 Design Principles II 3
INM201 Interactive Media Tools II 3
INM202 Animation and VFX I 3
INM210 Interactive Media Business II: Research and Planning 2
INM220 Web Development I 4
INM255 Video I 3
XXXXXX General Education Option 3
 
Semester 3 Course Name Hrs/Wk
INM300 User Experience Design I 2
INM302 Animation and VFX II - Gaming and Motion Graphics 3
INM310 Media Business III - Campaign Development and Strategy 2
INM320 Web Development II 3
INM330 Introduction to 3D 3
INM350 Video II 3
XXXXXX General Education Option 3
 
Semester 4 Course Name Hrs/Wk
INM400 UX and Interaction Design 3
INM405 Integrated Campaign Development 3
INM410 Interactive Project Management 2
INM415 Career Planning 2
INM420 Development and Emerging Technologies 3
INM450 Advanced VFX and Motion Graphics 3
XXXXXX General Education Option 3
 
 * Courses run from weeks 1-7
** Courses run from weeks 8-14

 

Contact Us

Admissions Advisors:
Domestic Admissions Advisor: Sharon Wong
(416) 491-5050 Ext. 22807
Sharon.Wong@senecacollege.ca
International Admissions Advisor: Valentyna Gorodovych
(416) 491-5050 Ext. 22432
Valentyna.Gorodovych@senecacollege.ca
Registration & Records Advisor:
  Sharina Khan
(416) 491-5050 Ext. 33008
Sharina.Khan@senecacollege.ca
Program Contacts:
Student Advisor: Gavin Buchanan
(416) 491-5050 Ext. 33282
Gavin.Buchanan@senecacollege.ca
Program Coordinator: Sumit Bhatia
(416) 491-5050 Ext. 33624
Sumit.Bhatia@senecacollege.ca
Program Chair: Mark Jones
(416) 491-5050 Ext. 33488
Mark.Jones@senecacollege.ca
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