Programme Structure

The two-year Master's programme in Film and Media Studies builds on the competencies acquired during your undergraduate studies. As we admit students with different backgrounds, the academic environment is multifarious, often resulting in lively discussions amongst course participants. The programme offers a combination of lectures and seminars.

For students starting in September 2020 - please note that we can only guarantee that the following courses are offered in English: 

  • Media Theory and Analysis (15 ECTS)

One of the media seminars in the following courses:

  • Research Design and Empirical Methods (15 ECTS)
  • Digital Media Structures and Creative Film and Media Industries (15 ECTS)
  • Digital Film and media Strategies (15 ECTS)

The structure of the MA in Film and Media Studies is depicted in the table below. Students must complete the study programme within 2 years of study.

Year 1 Semester 1 Semester 2

Research Design and Empirical Methods

(15 ECTS credits)

Digital Media Structures and Creative Film and Media Industries

(15 ECTS credits)

Choose between:

Film Theory and Analysis: Film, TV and Digital Storytelling

(15 ECTS credits)

or

Media Theory and Analysis: Digital Media Cultures, Networks and Society (15 ECTS credits)

Digital Film and Media Strategies

(15 ECTS credits)

Year 2

Semester 3 Semester 4

Optional subjects: Elective study, elective course or academic internship

(15 ECTS credits)

Master's Thesis

(30 ECTS)

Optional subjects: Elective study, elective course or academic internship

(15 ECTS credits)