This Cooperative Master Program "Digital Product and Media Design", is a collaboration between School of Design, Hunan University(HNU) and School of Electronic Engineering and Computer Science(EECS), Queen Mary University of London(QMUL);
The program is designed for students from Design, Arts and Craft background who want to get into Interactive Design, Interactive Art, Interaction Design, HCI, New Media, Digital Media, Media and Arts Technologies.
If students meet all graduate requirements from both HNU and QMUL's parts, they would be awarded two masters: M.E/M.FA from HNU and M.Sc from QMUL.
Study Time: full-time, 2.5 years:
Year 1: 12 months in HNU (Changsha & Shenzhen)
Year 2: 12 months in QMUL (London)
Year 3: 6 months in HNU (Changsha & Shenzhen)
After the 1st year study in HNU, students should write a research proposal for their future studies in London; (following HNU's Research Proposal specification & QMUL's student statement of purpose).
Students must have excellent academic score in HNU Year 1 and achieve IELTS 6.5 minimum to be considered for QMUL in Year 2. Students with excellent academic score in HNU Year 1 and achieve IELTS 6.0 must take the QMUL 5 week Pre-Sessional English to be considered for QMUL in Year 2.
From current masters level courses offered at QMUL, depending on semester and prior experience. The choice needs to be made with the QMUL supervisor to ensure appropriate selection. Options are to be confirmed for 2016, but may include (tbc, subject to availability, timetabling and prerequisites):
Vision & Multimedia
Software & Hardware
Interaction & HCI
Communications & Networks
Business & Entrepreneurship
Drama & Performance
Graduate works (Advanced Placement Project; 90 credits).
Students will develop a research project usually as a placement within one of QMUL's research groups in the school of electronic engineering and computer science. We aim for each student to be allocated a supervisor with research expertise linked to the project. Our research groups include: the Centre for Digital Music; Multimedia and Vision; Cognitive Science. Graduate works and thesis should be written in English following QMUL's requirements.
After graduating from QMUL, students should complete their HNU thesis in Chinese following HNU's graduate works and thesis guidelines and procedure.
Ms. Vera Shen
Dr. Nick Bryan-Kinns
Room CS/412, School of Electronic Engineering and Computer Science
Queen Mary University of London
Phone: +44 207 882 7845