Full-time Program, 90 weeks. Explore design, technology, strategy and entrepreneurship focused on creativity and communication.

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Stockholm, Aug. 2018.
Apply by Apr 05, 2018
Aug 2018 - Jun 2020
Karlskrona, Jan 2019.
Apply by Oct 31, 2018
Jan 2019 - Jan 2020
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Program Cost The program fee is 229,000 SEK. Swedish and Nordic residents can study this program free of charge. The program is approved by CSN.

Applications International and fee paying applicants: Applications are open, apply now!

Swedish and Nordics applicants: Applications are now open, apply before April 5th.

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Dates Jan. 7th, 2019 to Dec. 18th, 2020 (90 weeks)

Program Fee (Nordic Students) Free of charge for those with legal residency in a Nordic country.

Program Fee (Non-Nordic Students) The program is 229,000 SEK

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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.

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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

Program fee

Swedish and Nordic applicants

If you’re from a Nordic country it’s free to study this program. Legal residents of the Nordic countries (Sweden, Denmark Iceland, Finland, Norway or Faroe Islands) are eligible for government funding from YH - Myndigheten för Yrkeshögskolan (Swedish national agency for higher vocational education). This means that you can attend a full-time program free of charge. The program is approved for CSN support.

International applicants

For International Students the 90-week program fee is 229 000 SEK.


Applicants need to have obtained a high school diploma (“Gymnasieexamen”) or foreign equivalent. No previous work experience is needed.


Currently, there are no available scholarships.

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If you have any question or need advice on what the course can offer and if it's a good fit for you we are here to help.

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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 229 000 SEK.

  • What is the application deadline?

    For Nordic applicants: The application deadline for the program starting in August 2018 is April 5th.

    For International applicants, the application process is ongoing throughout.

  • What is the Application Task?

    The Application 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 Application Task, please click here.

  • What documents do I need to provide in my application?

    You need to submit your CV, Application 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?

    Check out our upcoming events here, watch recorded Q&A sessions here, or get in touch with the admissions team directly via