Media Arts and Technology Graduate Studies at UCSB
The University of California, Santa Barbara Media Arts and Technology (MAT) Graduate Program is at this time accepting applications for admissions into its graduate program. MAT is a unique interdisciplinary graduate degree program that offers the Master of Sciences and Master of Arts degrees in the emerging discipline of Media Arts and Technology. Created by faculty in both the College of Engineering and the College of Letters and Science, MAT seeks to integrate technical and artistic approaches to digital media research and practice. MAT students choose an emphasis in one of three areas (multimedia engineering, electronic music and sound design, and visual and spatial arts) and work with other students and faculty in collaborative, multidisciplinary research projects and courses.
Multimedia Engineering applicants: undergraduate transcripts and documentation of past work, including cross-disciplinary experience in the arts.
Electronic Music and Sound Design applicants: undergraduate composition portfolio, consisting of scores or recordings and other relevant material, including pointers to websites; documentation of their cross-disciplinary experience in technology, such as transcripts of computer science and mathematics courses.
Visual and Spatial Arts applicants: a digital portfolio of past work and documentation of cross-disciplinary experience in technology, such as transcripts of computer science and mathematics courses.
Application deadline with scholarship is December 15, 2003 The final application for Fall 2004 is April 1, 2004
Application, $60 fee, 3.0 GPA, Statement of purpose, three letters of recommendation, GRE, (International Students must take TOEFL with minimum score of 550).
For further information, please visit: http://www.mat.ucsb.edu
MAT has prepared a comprehensive PhD proposal that is now being reviewed by the University of California. For further information, please direct questions about the MAT PhD to Curtis Roads (firstname.lastname@example.org).
MAT will initiate a number of new research facilities in 2006, including a 2 story high immersive environment sphere in the upcoming California Nanosystems Research Institute building designed by architect Venturi, Scott, Brown & Associates.