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Faculty of Applied Science & Technology

Interactive Media Management

Develop superior New Media design and programming skills.

Admission Requirements

Program Eligibility

  • Postsecondary diploma or degree


  • Demonstrated competence through related work and/or educational experience

Students are expected to have computer literacy skills prior to admission (Microsoft Windows, image editing software, web page tools).

Applicant Selection

Eligible applicants are selected on the basis of:

  • Demonstrated competence through related work and/or educational experience
  • Response to a questionnaire
  • Review of portfolio which may include:
    • Design or visualization work (graphic art, print examples, photography or illustration)
    • Programming work (such as sample code in JavaScript or other programming languages)
    • Website work (such as HTML/CSS and interface (UI) work)

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.

Postsecondary transcripts, indicating courses completed to date, must be submitted to at the time of application.

Domestic applicants with education outside of Canada must have their transcripts assessed for equivalency through ICAS or WES.  A general (document-by-document) or a comprehensive (course-by-course) assessment is required.

Applicants who do not meet the admission requirements for this program will be assessed and advised individually and may be considered for other, related programs.

English Language Proficiency

All applicants whose first language is not English must meet Sheridan’s English proficiency requirements.