Overview: How is the Course Structured?
The standard study period for the English-language Master’s degree course in Media Art and Design (MAD) is four semesters/two years. The curriculum gives you a short overview of the course structure.
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For students of the Bauhaus-Universität Weimar, the programme begins in Weimar and then transfers to the Tongji University Shanghai for semesters two and three. For the fourth semester, which is devoted to the preparation and production of the Master’s thesis, students return to Weimar.
These are the individual core subjects of the degree course:
Tongji University Shanghai
- interaction design
- Chinese art and culture
- multimedia design
- Electroacoustic Composition and Sound Design (Prof. Robin Minard)
- Experimental Radio (Prof. Nathalie Singer)
- Experimental Television (Jun.-Prof. Jörn Hintzer and Jun.-Prof. Jakob Hüfner)
- Media Environments (Prof. Ursula Damm)
- Interface Design (Prof. Jens Geelhaar)
- Media Events (Prof. Wolfgang Kissel)
- Media, Trend and Public Appearance (Prof. Christine Hill)
- Multimedia Narration (Prof. Walter Bauer-Wabnegg)
All academic activities, including all oral and written examinations, are carried out in German or English. As a rule, the Master’s thesis and its defence will be in the student’s native language or in English. Language courses in Chinese at the partner university in Shanghai are also integrated into the study programme.
For Students of the Bauhaus-Universität Weimar, the standard study period for the Master’s degree course in Integrated International Media Art and Design is four semesters. Upon completion and defence of the Master’s thesis, students are awarded the academic degree of »Master of Fine Arts« by the Bauhaus-Universität Weimar’s Faculty of Art and Design and the academic degree of »Master of Literature« by the Tongji University Shanghai.