The "European Media Studies" bachelor's degree is a one-subject course. It consists of theoretical and practical seminars, with a focus on project work. The standard period of study for full-time study is six semesters including the time for writing the bachelor thesis. During the course of study, at least 162 points must be achieved in modules 1 to 12. In the sixth semester, a theoretical and / or creative work with a written component (12 points) must be completed, which is accompanied by a colloquium (module 13 = 6 points) and must be defended orally.
Upon successful completion, the University of Potsdam, in agreement with the Potsdam University of Applied Sciences, awards the degree of "Bachelor of Arts
|Introduction to media culture studies||14 LP|
|Technical and design basics of digital media||8 LP|
|Media law and cultural economics||16 LP|
|European cultural history and media cultural history||17 LP|
|Media art||14 LP|
|Theories, forms and stories of knowledge||15 LP|
|Media staging forms||14 LP|
|Concepts and forms of media design||18 LP|
|Media projects||12 LP|
|Interdisciplinary supplementary course||16 LP|
|Free project work (supervised)||10 LP|
|Bachelor thesis and disputation||12 LP|
You should not only be interested in media in the current and historical context, in the history of culture and art, but also be prepared to think beyond a concept of media or media defined by the mass media themselves. Creativity and the joy of designing are also required. In terms of the European orientation of the course and the requirements in professional life, good foreign language skills, especially English, are recommended.
Proof of a university entrance qualification is required for the bachelor's degree at the University of Potsdam.
With a successfully completed Bachelor's degree in European Media Studies, you will have basic skills for the analysis, design and criticism of the media as well as content-related cultural management. In particular, the study objectives are:
Possible professional fields include: publishers and print media (features, media-specific and scientific programs), radio and television (editing, conception and criticism), internet and hypermedia (online editors), curatorial activities (festivals), editing for media aesthetic areas ( DVD and CD-ROM projects, television films, video production, short films) as well as professions in advertising, international cultural management (material and idea development for "media events" and their staging), media production (format development and format analysis), in media services and self-employed Media activities.
An advanced research-oriented master can also be connected. The New Meiden as well as their theoretical-practical analysis need specialists for their program-administrative and developing professional fields who have a profound knowledge of the theory, history and aesthetics of the media and who are able to recognize and recognize the effects of media processes on social consciousness describe and respond to them practically.
Added to this is the entire spectrum of media research in the university sector. Given the rapid change in the situation in and around the media, training cannot be specific to a single job description; rather, the students should be enabled to adapt quickly and competently to new professional fields in the areas mentioned
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