Facts and Data

  • Duration: 4 semesters
  • Degree Award: Master of Arts
  • Language: German
  • admission limited
  • Special admission requirements

Integrated Media - Audiovisual Media in Practice, Theory and Instrumentality - Master's Programme

Orientation and Goals

This master's programme in Integrated Media is application oriented and focused on media studies. It offers students the opportunity to combine the areas of visual and auditory culture. Students acquire theoretical and practical skills in the area of visual and auditory media, their special aesthetic features, economic foundations, and general legal circumstances. They may choose to specialise in either the auditory or visual media. This programme trains graduates who can expect to work in institutions and projects relating to media production and media transmission.

Study Design and Contents

This course of studies lasts 4 semesters. Part time study is possible.
You will complete 120 credit points in the following areas:
  • artistic technical media competence
  • media analysis
  • media economics / media law
  • media experiments and transmission
Elective areas:
  • visual media
  • auditory media
Professionalisation area (languages, offers in other subjects, internships, projects, study abroad, etc.)
Master's thesis module

Teaching and Learning

Seminars, tutorials, lectures, project related teaching forms

Reasons for Studying

  • combining visual and auditory media in one study programme
  • cooperation with the Edith-Ruß-Haus für Medienkunst, Oldenburg: http://www.edith-russ-haus.de/
  • concept for excellent teaching
  • small learning groups
  • diverse opportunities for independent learning
  • great freedom in planning your studies
  • Internationally recognised research
  • Opportunity to spend an Erasmus semester abroad at a university in Croatia, Ireland, England, Spain and Turkey
  • Opportunities for individual professionalisation modules up to 15 credit points.
  • Internships, study abroad, study assistance (conference organisation, tutorials, etc.) languages, journalistic writing, workshops, self-organised learning forms, choice of classes or modules in other subject areas

Foreign Language Skills

In order to study this course at the University of Oldenburg as a student from outside of Germany, you need an adequate knowledge of German.

German Language Proficiency
You can proof your German language proficiency with the following language certificates:
  • DSH: Deutsche Sprachprüfung für den Hochschulzugang (Level 2)
  • TestDaF: Test – Deutsch als Fremdsprache (with level 4 in all four areas)

The proof of language proficiency must be presented for the enrolment. For other proof possiblities see: Language requirements

Careers and Areas of Employment

The master's programme in Integrated Media enables graduates to work in institutions and projects relating to media production and media outlets such as radio, film, the internet, media agencies, media labs and studios, media and arts festivals, labels, networks, projects, associations, industry representation, etc. The constant changes in these career fields require job seekers who are interested in self employment and unusual career perspectives, independence, and a willingness to take risks.

Find out more about the professional field of Cultural Studies and the professional field of Music (in German).

Target Group/Admission Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent qualification in Music/Music Studies, Arts/Art Theory, Media/Media Studies or in a closely related field worth at least 60 credit points
  • Evidence of closely related study content from earlier studies and/ or evidence of practical experience

Application/Admission Procedures

This course of studies accepts a limited number of applicants.
Application for the first semester is only possible in the winter semester.
The application deadline for the winter semester is 15 July.

Further Information

  • Programme Information
  • Research projects
  • Subject coordinator Integrated Media:
  • General questions: Coordinator for Academics and Teaching:

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