Call for Applications: 2023 Media & Design Innovation PhD at Toronto Metropolitan University

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Media & Design Innovation PhD
A practice-based doctoral program at Toronto Metropolitan University

Uniquely positioned within The Creative School, students have unparalleled access to state-of-the-art technology labs, incubators, research centres, and global hubs – a creative ecosystem like no other.

Placing creativity at the heart of learning, the program is designed specifically for innovative makers and scholar-practitioners.

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Research through Practice
Raise research questions and explore solutions through the creative process. Research areas within the program are diverse and may include:

  • Experimental modes of storytelling and user interaction
  • Digital fashion design and fabrication
  • Curation and contemporary exhibition practices
  • Innovation in music production and distribution
  • Creative technology development and prototyping
  • New models of journalistic dissemination
  • Numerous other areas of creative media practice

Apply Now!
The Media & Design Innovation PhD program is accepting applications for September 2023.

The application deadline is January 20, 2023.

Located in downtown Toronto, the program is supported by a faculty of researchers, artists and scholars committed to reimagining media, design and the creative industries.

Sign up for our upcoming information session – Tuesday November 22, 7 pm., ET.

Register through the program website at:

For more information contact:
Lissa Quaglia
Graduate Program Administrator, Media & Design Innovation, PhD