Foundations of New Media Certificate






This new non-credit program is an introduction to the world of New Media, with a focus on creating media that is engaging, relevant, and meaningful. This course combines theory and hands-on experience - perfect for total beginners or those with a bit of experience behind them.


Program Description

In this program, students will learn to think critically about contemporary media culture and their own role as media users (both as individuals and in groups). Learners will acquire foundational skills in visual design, web design, digital video storytelling and editing, digital culture and communication and mobile media production. 
Each course can be taken independently, or altogether to further deepen student knowledge. Once all 6 courses have been completed students will receive a digital certificate of Professional Development.


Core Courses

  • Foundations of New Media - registration open
  • Visual Communications Basics - coming soon
  • Introduction to Web Design - coming soon
  • Digital Video Storytelling and Editing - coming soon
  • Digital Culture and Communications - coming soon
  • Mobile Media Production - coming soon


The University of Lethbridge Foundations of New Media Certificate program is perfect if you:

  • Already work, or aspire to work, in digital media
  • Use Adobe Creative Cloud software at your workplace for digital marketing, web development or design
  • Freelance, or aspire to freelance, in photography, video or web development and design
  • Run a small business where the marketing or content development department is only you