Full-time Program, 90 weeks. Explore design, technology, strategy and entrepreneurship focused on creativity and communication.
Digital Media has seen a meteoric rise to become one of the most powerful way of modern day communication. In this well rounded program you will be embarking on a truly immersive learning journey where you will be exploring topics from Design to Technology and Strategy to Project Management.
The world of Digital Media spans across multi-disciplines and has seemingly limitless boundaries. Here, you will be taking a deep dive into this ever-changing world by examining trends and tinkering with exciting new technologies to create value based solutions.
Led by industry heavyweights from around the globe, Digital Media Creative program is an “action learning” (learning-by-doing and learning-by-reflection) program, where it has been designed precisely to foster talents that will meet the needs of today and the challenges of tomorrow.
We seek people who are interested and curious in developing their design, technological, management and entrepreneurial skills. We look for those who wants to be constantly challenged, eager to respond to real briefs set by real clients, based upon their real needs.
At Hyper Island, you will be immersed collaborative and high-energy learning environments that mirror the modern workplace dynamics. Surrounded by a diverse set of talent and industry experts from all over the world, you will get a chance to create solutions based on real briefs set by real clients.
You will also be challenged grow both professionally and personally by practicing self-leadership, grasping the inner workings of group dynamics and constantly acquiring new tools and knowledge to develop your abilities.
The Digital Media Creative program allows you to work with industry professionals, drawing on their insight and experience. By the time you graduate you would have a wide array of skills and knowledge to draw from, prepared to launch or upgrade an exciting career as a Digital Designer, Art Director, Producer, Strategist, Developer, Project Manager or entrepreneur.
During your time at Hyper Island you will undertake an internship, most likely with one of the 600 companies in Hyper Island’s global network. Your internship will give you on-the-job opportunities, industry experience, and access to international contacts. The program also includes an individual research project before graduation.
Our global community
Hola, Bonjour, Hej! While English is the working language at Hyper Island, people join us from all over the world. We currently host talented internationals from 37 different countries and counting.
What you learn
- Idea and concept development
- Business and entrepreneurship
- Brand management and development
- Creative development
- Project and production management and coordination
- Visual and market communication
- Programming and development
- Group dynamics and self-leadership
Infinite career possibilities
After you graduate from this program you will leave with the ability to:
- Develop and design digital products and services
- Lead a creative team from concept phase through production to final delivery
- Understand the business aspects of the digital media industry
- Demonstrate skills and leadership in personal development and teamwork
You can attend this program free of charge, if you are a legal resident in any of the Nordic countries (Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Iceland or the Faeroe Islands). We only have a limited amount of funded seats, so we recommend you apply as soon as possible.
Applicants eligible for free seats can also apply for seats with a program fee. If you’re interested in this, please indicate it in your application.
For International Students the 90-week program fee is 219 000 SEK.
High School Diploma or similar - or foreign equivalent.
All applicants need to verify English language proficiency.
Currently, there are no available scholarships.
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- What are the program requirements?
A successful applicant needs to have obtained a high school diploma (“Gymnasieexamen”) or foreign equivalent. No previous work experience is needed.
- What does the program cost?
The program is free for persons with a legal residency in any of the Nordic countries (Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Finland, Iceland or Faeroe Islands), regardless of nationality or citizenship. For International applicants, the program fee is 219 000 SEK.
- What is the application deadline?
For Nordic applicants: The application deadline for the program starting in August 2017 is April 13th.
For International applicants, the application process is ongoing throughout.
- What is the Creative Task?
The Creative Task is mandatory for all Nordic applicants. It is a creative brief that challenges you to create a service, product or idea to solve a specific problem. The task is updated each year. To find this year’s Creative Task, please click here.
- What documents do I need to provide in my application?
You need to submit your CV, Creative Task (if you are an International applicant you may submit your portfolio or work samples instead), school transcripts (High School degree or higher) as well as certification that supports your CV (college/university transcripts, payslip, letter of recommendation, employer letter or similar).
- What qualification will I gain from this program?
The program is accredited by Myndigheten för Yrkeshögskola (Swedish National Agency for Higher Vocational Education) and graduates from the program will receive a diploma in Higher Vocational Education. International students graduating from the program will receive a non-accredited diploma of successful completion from Hyper Island.
- How can I learn more about this program?
A few words from the students
In Karlskrona, Hyper Island is truly your main focus, and I found that beautiful.
“I’m very happy that I chose Digital Media Creative at Hyper Island, as I was exposed to a different type of education. Hyper Island is focused on developing interpersonal skills as well - how to form relationships, how to communicate, self-leadership, and team development. This ended up being of huge value to me because one thing that will never change in this world is the need for forming meaningful relationships and communication.”
This course is all about personal development and becoming the best team member you can be.
Hyper Island is a creative place and space that allows personal growth while gaining a multitude of skills and striving for professionalism. The education is a melting pot of inspiration, talent, challenges and life-long friendships.