The four-semester programme Mediainformatics with the degree „Master of Science“ provides students an academic study that is practical, profession- and application-oriented as well as scientific.
In this interdisciplinary programme, students gain analytical, creative and practical competence in software- and system development in the field of digital media.
In addition to the education in information technology matters by selectable core and advanced lectures as well as scientifically-oriented seminars, the cooperation with the Academy of Fine Arts Saar (HBKsaar) conveys extra skills to the students.
The project-oriented range of courses provides practical knowledge in methods of active media work. Furthermore, it encourages interdisciplinary teamwork that is needed for today’s job market.
Additionally, these key qualifications are supplemented and enhanced by so-called soft skill trainings and seminars in order to develop scientific communication- and presentation skills as well as skills in scientific writing. These skills also qualify for a scientific career.
Besides the project-orientation, the degree program is characterized by a one-semester practical phase, comprising a professional traineeship and an internship seminar.
Moreover, this mentored internship in a topic-related company gives the students a clear insight into the professional use of digital media and multimedia technologies.
Important: Please note, that you also need to apply for the Master's programm even if you are already enrolled in the Bachelor's Mediainformatics programme. For information in respect to the language proficiency*, please see below.
- Information about Media Informatics at Saarland University & Study regulations
- Schedule of lectures
- FAQ about Media Informatics courses at the Academy of Fine Arts Saar (HBKsaar)
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- Dr. Michael Schmitz
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* Necessary language skills
The teaching language of the master’s degree programme is English. All applicants from all countries must provide a proof of advanced proficiency in English (level C1 of the Common European Framework).
The following certificates will be accepted:
_ IELTS (academic test): min. 7.0 out of 9
_ TOEFL (internet based): min. 95 out of 120
_ TOEFL (paper based): min. 600 out of 677
_ Cambridge English Certificate: C1 Advanced (CAE) or C2 Proficiency (CPE)
_ PTE Academic: min. 76
The English certificate is a mandatory part of the application. A confirmation of your university or a MOI (Medium of Instruction) is not a sufficient equivalent.
Only native speakers from Australia, Ireland, Canada, New Zealand, the UK, and the USA, or applicants who have studied in one of the above mentioned six countries are excluded from this rule. A high school and/or bachelor’s degree certificate from that country is seen as proof.
For German applicants, a basic English course up to the general qualification for university entrance (Abitur) is sufficient.
Knowledge of proficiency in German is not required.