Graduate Diploma in Digital Futures

OCAD University CFC Media Lab

Are you ready to fly?

“In a changing world good graduates can still do well, but great graduates do enterprise - nowhere is this more apparent than in the digital nexus. Our digital futures program has one purpose: to be the best of its kind. Anywhere.” Professor Tom Barker, Chair, OCAD U Digital Futures Initiative

Located in Toronto at OCADU, Canada's university of the imagination, the diploma in digital futures is a kaleidoscopic multidisciplinary collaborative program that is ideal for early and mid career professionals. Structured to appeal to working professionals and offered on a part-time basis over two years, the program responds to the increasingly important and complex role of technology as a catalyst of societal and economic change in design, media, and the arts.

Digital enterprise in design, technology and art.

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At the program's core is project-based learning, collaboration with industry and reflective practice. It is open to designers, artists, technologists, educators, social scientists, scientists and engineers, as well as working professionals who wish to pursue leadership roles as digital media professionals and producers in the information technology and design sectors, in the entertainment sector, in various business, in the education sector, and in the communication and cultural industries.



Our people are the key to our success. Hailing from all over the world, every faculty member is deeply engaged in active research and practice. Their experience is invaluable to the taught program. Faculty expertise includes: digital urbanism, wearable technology, visualization, new media art, human computer interaction, digital games, ideation, strategic thinking, digital enterprise and programming.



A key feature of this program is a partnership with the Canadian Film Centre Media Lab.

"Together, OCADU and CFC Media Lab have created one of Canadai's best digital media programs, with highly experienced faculty, inter-disciplinary teams, diversified industry and cultural partnerships, as well as key cross-sectoral expertise." Ana Serrano, Director, CFC Media Lab

Industry collaborators include: IBM, Achilles Media, Yahoo!, NBC Universal, Rogers Communications, RIM, Microsoft Canada, Corus Entertainment, Bravo Fact, Infosys Technologies India


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We will take you to the next level in your career.
The Graduate Diploma in Digital Futures.
For working professionals.