Entertainment Innovation Center (EIC)

For Future Leaders in Entertainment Technology

What is EIC ?

A Dynamic Master Program for In-demand Career in Entertainment and Technologies.

EIC will kickstart your career and equip you with the distinct competitive advantage in Entertainment and Creative industry

  • Designed curriculum to meet changing needs of the today’s entertainment industry
  • Provide education, training, tools, and techniques required to be successful in media
  • Provide industry partners with world-class R&D and resources
The EIC does not intend to take artists and turn them into engineers, nor vice-versa. We believe in creativity and the collaborative efforts between disciplines.

A Four-semester Professional Graduate Program

Modeling ourselves after Carnegie Mellon University’s Entertainment Technology Center (ETC), we focus on educational goals and creative development

Semester 1

The first semester is filled with foundation courses in creative thinking and technology.

  • Fundamentals of the EIC (9 units)
  • Improvisational Acting (9 units)
  • Visual Storytelling (12 units)
  • Building Virtual Worlds (24 units)

Semester 2-4

Each semester, students will have an option to take 1-2 electives (6-12 units) and will be working on Interdisciplinary Project (36 units.) Students can also apply for a semester of academic co-op with a company.

For more detail, please download the handbook.

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What kind of programs are offered by the university?

CMKL University has been established to offer collaborative research and education between Carnegie Mellon University and King Mongkut’s Institute of Technology Ladkrabang. CMKL offers top Ph.D. and M.S. programs in cutting-edge area of computer engineering and digital technologies including Software Systems, Cloud Computing, Internet of Things, Big Data, Artificial Intelligence, and Robotics. Upon the program completion, graduates receive the degree from Carnegie Mellon University. All courses are conducted in English, both in Thailand and in the United States. Students will start the coursework at Carnegie Mellon University in USA and return to continue research work in Thailand. Scholarships are available on a competitive basis.

I have a full-time job, can I apply as a part-time student?

If you apply for our Doctoral or Master programs, you must be able to participate as a full-time student. Our degree programs require a significant amount of time and dedication from the students to complete the coursework and related research. Additional professional certificates and trainings will also be available for existing workforce looking to refresh their knowledge. More details regarding the continuing education will be coming soon.

Can I apply for more than one program?

You may apply for more than one program.  On the online application, simply rank your programs of interest in order of preference and you will be considered for each program that you include.


If you have any question, do not hesitate to contact us.