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Ontario College Graduate Certificate

Interactive Media Management

Duration

1 yr (2 semesters)

Location

Trafalgar Road Campus

(Oakville)

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Develop superior New Media design and programming skills.

Program Overview

Prepare for your career

In the Interactive Media Management program, you'll learn to create, manage and develop web and mobile content, leveraging a curriculum in usability, interactivity, front-end coding, social media, user experience (UX) and emerging mobile technologies in an interdisciplinary, inter-professional collaborative learning environment.

The most up-to-date new media skills

Develop superior new media skills in this intensive one-year graduate program, learning to combine graphics, text, animation, audio and video to produce:

  • Web and mobile applications
  • Physical computing and augmented reality
  • Immersive experiences and installations
  • Visual communication and visualization work
  • Games and puzzles

Build environments from the ground up

In this program, you'll learn to build interactive multimedia environments from the ground up using industry best practices for interface design and interactive programming. You'll use HTML5, CSS3, Javascript, APIs and responsive design to design and build digital media, mobile web, web animation and natural user interfaces (NUI) using multi touch, gesture capture and wearable technologies.

Additional information

Note: This program was formerly named Interactive Multimedia.

Creative innovation and problem solving typify all interactive multimedia courses at Sheridan.

Students acquire valuable experience by working in small, collaborative groups using agile development to manage a complete project through all phases — needs analysis, problem solving, rapid prototyping, user experience design and development.

Classes are small and intimate, ensuring plenty of direct student-instructor interaction. There's no better place to prepare for an interactive media career. Come see why Sheridan is widely recognized as the best.

Successful graduates may find employment with multimedia and web development companies; advertising agencies and new media companies; corporate environments (including creative, technical, marketing and training divisions); the increasingly important freelance market; education and government agencies; installation projects and the entertainment industry.

Sample employers include:

  • Rangle.IO
  • Shaw Communications
  • IBM Interactive
  • Leo Burnett
  • Taxi
  • Blast Radius
  • Epiculture
  • Critical Mass
  • McCann Canada
  • Jam3
  • TVOntario

Stitch Media and Jam3 are industry regarded and award-winning media companies whose founders and principals are graduates of Sheridan's Interactive Media Management (formerly Interactive Multimedia) program.

Interactive Media Management program courses are held at the Trafalgar Road Campus in Oakville, Ontario.

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Faculty

Faculty of Applied Science & Technology

Designation

Ontario College Graduate Certificate

Duration

1 yr (2 semesters)

Location

Trafalgar Road Campus

1430 Trafalgar Road,  Oakville


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Degree Entrance Scholarship Available

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Courses

Creative, innovative learning is at the core of all Sheridan’s courses. Here are the courses you’ll take in this program.

  • CODETITLECREDITS
    APPL57198Web Application Development4
    DSGN53871 Web Design 13
    MGMT53567Project Management 12
    INFO56206Interaction Design & User Experience4
    APPL50229Interactive Coding 16
    DSGN54178Technology Design Studio 14
    MEDA53431Audio/Video1.5
    Total:24.5
  • CODETITLECREDITS
    APPL57545Mobile Application Development4
    DSGN52652Web Design 23
    MGMT55035Project Management 23
    DSGN58634Mobile Design3
    APPL58263Interactive Coding 26
    DSGN55288Technology Design Studio 24
    MEDA54100 Audio/Video 2 1.5
    Total:24.5

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Faculty of Applied Science & Technology

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Ontario College Graduate Certificate

Duration

1 yr (2 semesters)

Location

Trafalgar Road Campus

1430 Trafalgar Road,  Oakville


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Admission Requirements

Program Eligibility

  • Postsecondary diploma or degree

and/or

  • Demonstrated competence through related work and/or educational experience

Students are expected to have computer literacy skills prior to admission (Microsoft Windows, image editing software, web page tools).

Applicant Selection

Eligible applicants are selected on the basis of:

  • Demonstrated competence through related work and/or educational experience
and
  • Response to a questionnaire
  • Review of portfolio which may include:
    • Design or visualization work (graphic art, print examples, photography or illustration)
    • Programming work (such as sample code in JavaScript or other programming languages)
    • Website work (such as HTML/CSS and interface (UI) work)

Preferably, the work should be digital. If you have collaborated on work, please outline what you did. If you have managed or provided marketing or editorial elements of websites or print, please provide details. The portfolio will be returned if requested.

Preference will be given to applicants with degrees/diplomas in graphic design, fine arts or computer science disciplines. All applicants must have a solid grounding in computer technologies and applications.

Postsecondary transcripts, indicating courses completed to date, must be submitted to ontariocolleges.ca at the time of application.

Domestic applicants with education outside of Canada must have their transcripts assessed for equivalency through ICAS or WES.  A general (document-by-document) or a comprehensive (course-by-course) assessment is required.

Applicants who do not meet the admission requirements for this program may be advised individually regarding other related programs.

English Language Proficiency

All applicants whose first language is not English must meet Sheridan’s English proficiency requirements.

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Ontario College Graduate Certificate

Duration

1 yr (2 semesters)

Location

Trafalgar Road Campus

1430 Trafalgar Road,  Oakville


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Career Opportunities

An Interactive Media Management graduate certificate from Sheridan is a huge advantage in the job market. Employers like The Globe and Mail, IBM Canada, BlackBerry, CBC Kids, Disney Online Studios Canada, the ROM, McCann Canada, Train with Push and startups seek out our graduates for their combination of technical skill and creative problem-solving ability.

Recent graduates have moved into the following careers:

  • Product Designer
  • User Experience Designer, Researcher or Engineer
  • Digital Strategist
  • Creative Technologist
  • Interactive Designer or Producer
  • Front-end Designer or Developer
  • Full Stack Developer
  • Mobile Designer or Developer

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Ontario College Graduate Certificate

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1 yr (2 semesters)

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Degree Completion

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Learning Outcomes

The graduate has reliably demonstrated the ability to:

  • Facilitate effective completion of both individual and collaborative interactive media projects.
  • Use and evaluate best practices and tools to design and develop dynamic, rich-media content.
  • Conduct and evaluate a thorough assessment of the requirements of a complex interactive media project.
  • Coordinate the development, budgeting, planning and professional presentation of a complex interactive media project.
  • Design and coordinate a complex media project (interface, navigation, graphics, text treatment) using best practice design and development principles and development principles and applying conceptual and theoretical frameworks.
  • Manage the building of effective and dynamic complex websites and/or mobile applications.
  • Propose solutions to ethical and professional issues arising in an online environment.
  • Apply research and conceptual skills to propose optimal solutions for mobile/multimedia/web development problems and facilitate these skills within the project team.
  • Provide creative leadership that results in the effective design, development and implementation of complex interactive media projects.
  • Evaluate the financial, technical and artistic success of a complex interactive media project and present recommendations for improvement.

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Ontario College Graduate Certificate

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Program Fees

Fees shown here are estimates only. Fees are in Canadian dollars and include tuition, health insurance and ancillary charges.

The fees shown here are for the 2022–2023 academic year, and are subject to change. The fees displayed are for the first two (2) academic terms of study at Sheridan unless otherwise noted; fees for subsequent terms are not reflected on this website.

Fees For Canadian Students

Fees for Canadian students

$9,131.47
Fees for International Students

Fees for International students

$23,531.47

Financial Aid & Awards

Your education is a big investment, and we're here to help! Keep an eye on our Financial Aid & Awards page for regular updates, and check out these important links:

International Entrance Scholarship

All new international students beginning their full-time postsecondary studies (ESL excluded) in Spring 2022, Fall 2022 or Winter 2023 semesters in Year 1 (Semester 1) will receive an entrance scholarship ranging from $1,000 to $2,000.

Bursaries for Grade 12 Students Pursuing Studies Toward a Career in Law

The annual Bursary Program for grade 12 students pursuing careers in the justice sector at an Ontario university or college is now open! Bursaries are offered by the Association of Justices of the Peace of Ontario (AJPO), the Association of Ontario Judges (AOJ) and the Ontario Superior Court Judges’ Association (OSCJA). Each association offers one bursary per year in each of their judicial regions for a total of 22 bursaries province-wide!

Applications close on May 27, 2022. Spread the word to students! Visit the Bursary web page for more information.

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Computer Science Specializations

In our Honours Bachelor of Computer Science program, you'll learn foundational skills that prepare you to work in any area of computer science. But you’ll also have the chance to specialize in one of four emerging fields that interests you the most.

In the first year of the program, you’ll be introduced to each of these four fields: cloud computing, data analytics, game engineering, and network engineering.

Then, you’ll focus your studies on your selected specialization. You’ll take eight courses in your specialization of choice, gaining specific skills that are not taught in traditional diploma and degree programs. Your computer science specialization will give you a competitive advantage when you graduate.

You can specialize in one of the following fields:

  • Get a deeper understanding of cloud computing — the delivery of computing system resources such as software, databases, servers, data storage, and more — over the Internet. Learn the advantages and disadvantages of private, hybrid or public cloud delivery.

    Specialized Courses
    • Internet of Things
    • Storage Systems
    • Virtualization
    • Cloud Infrastructure
    • Distributed & Parallel Computing
    • Security & Privacy in the Cloud
    • Cloud Economics
    • Cloud Monitoring & Governance
    Specialized Career Opportunities
    • Cloud Software Engineer: Develop large-scale production clouds.
    • Cloud Developer: Create new cloud services and improve current cloud products.
    • Cloud Automation Specialist: Design and implement automated technologies and processes that support your employer’s cloud offerings.
    • Cloud Architect: Use software development and information technology skills to build hybrid DevOp platforms that leverage your employer’s web services, cloud and on-premise data centres.
    • Systems Administrator – Cloud Operations: Automate, organize, monitor and maintain all of your employer’s cloud-based systems.
    • Cloud Services Adviser: Sell and market various cloud solutions, such as Office 365 or Watson analytics.
  • Learn how to apply statistical analysis, data mining and other advanced techniques to draw new and useful insights from large data sets. Confidently interpret and share information about the data patterns you discover.

    Specialized Courses
    • Business Processes
    • Data Analysis & Visualization 1
    • Big Data Management & Processing
    • Data Analysis & Visualization 2
    • Data Warehouse Design & Implementation
    • Machine Learning Techniques
    • Data Mining
    • Business Communication
    Specialized Career Opportunities
    • Data Scientist: Perform data analysis and develop and implement predictive models.
    • Data Architect: Design and implement big data solutions that support the Data Warehouse Environment (DWE).
    • Data Analyst: Apply current technologies, concepts and methodologies to build development projects that integrate various data sources.
    • Data Developer: Use Big Data architectures to migrate data from various databases, implement latest technologies and meet functional and technical requirements.
    • Big Data Platform Engineer: Design, build and administer platforms that combine several big data applications and utilities within a single solution.
  • Master the algorithmic, programming and mathematical techniques used to develop software components for computer games.

    Specialized Courses
    • Gameplay Programming 1
    • Game Engine Architecture
    • Gameplay Programming 2
    • Computer Graphics & Animation
    • Artificial Intelligence for Games
    • Game Tools and Data-Driven Design
    • Multiplayer Games
    • Games in Emerging Technologies & Hardware
    Specialized Career Opportunities
    • Game Developer: Design new games, including art and animation, or write programs to implement a game.
    • Gameplay Programmer: Enhance computer games with gameplay features that improve the user experience.
  • Learn the specialized skills needed to plan, construct, optimize and manage the computer networks that businesses and organizations rely on every day.

    Specialized Courses
    • IP Engineering 1
    • Network Access Technologies
    • Network Service Applications
    • IP Engineering 2
    • Enterprise Network Operations
    • IP Engineering 3
    • Emerging Topics in Networking
    • Internet Core Technologies
    Specialized Career Opportunities
    • Network Engineer: Design, install, maintain and support computer networks.
    • Data Network Services: Troubleshoot computer network performance issues, analyze network traffic, plan capacity solutions and ensure service readiness.
    • Network Quality Assurance Engineer: Perform manual and automatic quality assurance testing for networks.

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Program Mission

Our mission is to utilize harmonious, comprehensive and specialized training to empower our learners with the knowledge, skills and attitude required to demonstrate the Professional Competencies for Canadian Pharmacy Technicians at Entry to Practice.

Program Vision

Our vision is to graduate highly-skilled life-long learners who uphold professional integrity and promote quality and safety in practice.

Critical Performance Statement

Upon graduation, students in Sheridan’s Pharmacy Technician diploma program will have demonstrated the ability to pursue the career of pharmacy technician and to practice safely in a community or hospital while adhering to the scope of practice for pharmacy technicians.

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Ontario College Graduate Certificate

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Look inside Sheridan’s Interactive Media Management program. In this one-year program, you’ll get hands-on experience and work with real clients to develop interactive websites and applications. No matter what your educational background, you’ll build on your existing skill set and learn many new skills that employers are looking for. 

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