Media Studies

Bachelor of Media Studies (BMS)

Digital Media

New admissions to the BMS are suspended for 2019. This does not affect students already enrolled in the program. Please contact bms.ok@ubc.ca for any questions or concerns.

The Bachelor of Media Studies (BMS) is a four-year, direct-entry program that integrates creativity and technology. It is a computational arts program that allows students to explore the intersections between visual arts, computer science, social science and the humanities.

The foundation of the program is the opportunity for students to experiment with ideas and the newest technologies in a team-based environment, with a focus on innovation in digital-media design.

Students take core courses in:

  • Computer Science
  • Creative Writing
  • Digital Humanities
  • English
  • History
  • Media Studies
  • Visual Arts

This interdisciplinary approach gives BMS graduates in-demand skills for careers in:

  • Animation
  • App design
  • Film production
  • Gaming
  • Interactive media
  • Journalism
  • Public relations
  • Web development

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