Digital Media Creative
Explore the latest trends in design, technology, strategy and entrepreneurship – all with a focus on creativity and communication for the digital world.
Karlskrona & Stockholm
Start your career
Embar on a truly immersive learning journey where you will be exploring topics from Design & Technology to Strategy & Project Management. The Digital Media Creative program aims to provide the students with a holistic perspective on digital media while at the same time offer the opportunity to form a more in-depth specialization so that each individual student is ready to launch their career after completing the program.
Get a broad skillset to enable your growth
Students from all walks of life join the Digital Media Creative to kickstart their career within the creative industries. Be ready to explore the broad field of digital media and learn an array of new skills ranging from coding, facilitation, pitching, design, marketing to business strategy.
Explore & Create
The Digital Media Creative program is 90 weeks, including a 30-week internship anywhere in the world. Choose between our schools in Stockholm or Karlskrona as your place of study.
- Learning by doing
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. You will be immersed in 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.
- Challenge yourself
We seek people who are interested and curious in developing their design, technological, management and entrepreneurial skills. We look for those who want to be constantly challenged, eager to respond to real briefs set by real clients, based upon their real business needs. 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.
- Create value based solutions for the digital age
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.
Your career, your choice
The Digital Media Creative program prepares students for roles such as Digital Designer, Front-end Developer, Project Manager, Digital Designer, Art Director, Producer or Entrepreneur. You don’t need to have a set idea of your career path before you join the program, but instead, you’ll be able to explore different types of skills and roles and ultimately decide on your specialization during the later parts of the program. This way you are free to explore and expand on your skillset and challenge yourself throughout your time at the program.
Get industry-relevant skills
All course content is designed to meet the needs of today’s industries and is delivered by industry professionals at the forefront of their fields. Real project briefs set by real clients form the core of the program’s modules and are developed in close collaboration with our network of industry partners.
Hyper Island Way
Learn by doing
Build, create, experiment! We know from more than 20 years of experience that people learn best through active doing and making.
Work in teams
Collaboration is the modern core competence in a world of complexity and constant change.
We build learning around actual examples and practical tasks to make it all immediately relevant and useful.
Global network of experts
We work with world-leading industry experts to provide the most cutting-edge content.
Hyper Island was for me a lesson in how important it is to surround yourself with likeminded people who push you, inspire you and broaden your horizon. It was a challenging, human experience in how to work better and smarter with people across functions and I think that’s the part I value the most – and use the most in my current position!
As a practical person that prefers learning by doing, I found a perfect match in Hyper Island. I had the chance to explore new ways of thinking, creating and challenge my status quo.
Vocational education at its best
This program is a vocational diploma program which means that you will practice experience-based learning; no textbooks, tests or traditional teachers. Instead, you will be a part of a collaborative and high-energy learning environment that mirrors 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 problems of real clients.
Choose your place of study
This program is offered at both our schools in Sweden allowing you to choose the campus that you think will suit your learning needs best.
Karlskrona campus – The perfect place for Creativity
With Sweden’s richest historical heritage right outside the door and a 360-degree ocean view, Hyper Island Karlskrona is the perfect place for creativity. Our students in Karlskrona develop their talent in an environment full of inspirational beauty. Living in Karlskrona also means living surprisingly close to Europe. Several daily departures to Copenhagen are available by train from the central station.
Stockholm campus – A world capital for Innovation
Our biggest school and the global head office is located in Stockholm, in Ericsson’s old factories that have turned into a post-industrial design center in Telefonplan. Every year the school welcomes over 250 full-time students across 5 different programs.
Join a global network
Hyper Island alumni and collaborators can be found in every corner of the world. Join our global network of changemakers and radical thinkers.
Application and admissions
Successful applicants need to have a high school diploma (“Gymnasieexamen”) or foreign equivalent. No previous work experience is required.
The program fee is 229,000 SEK.
Swedish and Nordic residents can study this program free of charge.
Admissions process for International Applicants
Step 1: Pick a program
Hyper Island offers a wide variety of programs to suit any number of learning and career goals. As part of your application, you can select up to 3 program choices.
Step 2: Book a call with the admissions team
If you have made a choice of program or would like to explore your options, we are here to help. Arrange a call with our admissions team to get all the info you need to submit an application. You can reach us by email or book a call with our student relations manager.
Step 3: Digital admissions and callback
Together with our student relations manager, you will decide on a date to join a Digital Admissions day. Digital admissions days are held online and involve an interview, group task and individual task. A week later, you will participate in an online callback meeting with our admissions manager, who will give you our decision regarding your application. Read more here.