MultiMediaArt

Course titleSWSECTSTYPE

Art theory 1

Semester 1
Academic year 1
Course code MMAM1KUTVO
Type VO
Kind Compulsory
Language of instruction German
SWS 2
ECTS Credits 3
Examination character final

Learning Outcomes:

Students are aware of the diverse manifestations of art and their political relevance and can compare and discuss them in a well-founded manner.

Superior module:

Theories on Media & Art - Focusing

Module description:

In-depth and differentiated knowledge of positions related to media and art theory and their current discourses. Advanced skills in the critical evaluation of cultural expressions and one's own artistic creativity.

Impulse workshops

Semester 1
Academic year 1
Course code MMAM1IMWIL
Type IL
Kind Compulsory
Language of instruction German
SWS 1
ECTS Credits 1
Examination character immanent

Learning Outcomes:

The students * have intensive knowledge and skills in finding relevant topics for a master project through impulses, research and analysis. * formulate problem statements and research questions with regard to a potential creative-artistic Master's project. The focus is on MultiMedia platforms in the constantly changing forms of communication or technologies. Writing short concepts or exposé for the fields of application.

Superior module:

MultiMedia Projects - Idea & Rough Conception

Module description:

Skills in recognizing and finding virulent problems and questions from the fields of art, culture, politics and media as well as recognizing connections and their relevance for the creative generation of ideas. Professional skills in research, analysis and brainstorming, in the development of solution approaches and in the rough conception of creative artistic projects. Competencies in the presentation of project plans, as well as in team building.

Impulses

Semester 1
Academic year 1
Course code MMAM1IMPIL
Type IL
Kind Compulsory
Language of instruction German
SWS 1
ECTS Credits 1
Examination character immanent

Learning Outcomes:

The students *have intensive knowledge of state-of-the-art MultiMedia projects and current research in the creative industries such as art-based research, playable media, audiovisual environment, film, communication and cross-media design, interaction design * are inspired to produce creative-artistic Master's project topics and to communicate the programme's quality vision for the Master's projects.

Superior module:

MultiMedia Projects - Idea & Rough Conception

Module description:

Skills in recognizing and finding virulent problems and questions from the fields of art, culture, politics and media as well as recognizing connections and their relevance for the creative generation of ideas. Professional skills in research, analysis and brainstorming, in the development of solution approaches and in the rough conception of creative artistic projects. Competencies in the presentation of project plans, as well as in team building.

Media theory and media science 1 - basic texts

Semester 1
Academic year 1
Course code MMAM1MM1VO
Type VO
Kind Compulsory
Language of instruction German
SWS 2
ECTS Credits 3
Examination character final

Learning Outcomes:

The students have acquired a basic knowledge of the field of media theory and can view media in their many forms. Students have a broad knowledge of selected media theoretical positions and can in-dependently carry out basic comparative analyses in this field.

Superior module:

Theories on Media & Art - Focusing

Module description:

In-depth and differentiated knowledge of positions related to media and art theory and their current discourses. Advanced skills in the critical evaluation of cultural expressions and one's own artistic creativity.

Multi-media law

Semester 1
Academic year 1
Course code MMAM1MMRVO
Type VO
Kind Compulsory
Language of instruction German
SWS 2
ECTS Credits 3
Examination character final

Learning Outcomes:

Students are sensitised to specific legal topics and more confident in dealing with legal issues.

Superior module:

Working Methods & Communication - Focusing & Concretisation

Module description:

Conveying basic knowledge regarding cooperation in the context of the digitally networked world and the necessity of intercultural communication and the associated ability to communicate and act successfully in teams of different work and cultural backgrounds. Basic understanding of the complexity of different ways of perceiving, thinking and acting. Basic knowledge of sustainability concepts in the creative industries, taking into account the social, economic and ecological spheres. These are reflected on on the basis of intercultural and interdisciplinary cooperation and referenced back to current models and fields of action in the creative industries.

MultiMedia Master project 1 - Development

Semester 1
Academic year 1
Course code MMAM1MPEPT
Type PT
Kind Compulsory
Language of instruction German
SWS 1
ECTS Credits 3
Examination character immanent

Learning Outcomes:

The students * have concluded the principle design of their Masters projects. * have put together a team to implement the project. * have created the resource planning for the project.

Superior module:

MultiMedia Projects - Idea & Rough Conception

Module description:

Skills in recognizing and finding virulent problems and questions from the fields of art, culture, politics and media as well as recognizing connections and their relevance for the creative generation of ideas. Professional skills in research, analysis and brainstorming, in the development of solution approaches and in the rough conception of creative artistic projects. Competencies in the presentation of project plans, as well as in team building.

MultiMedia master project 1 - Presentation

Semester 1
Academic year 1
Course code MMAM1MPPPT
Type PT
Kind Compulsory
Language of instruction German
SWS 0.5
ECTS Credits 1
Examination character immanent

Learning Outcomes:

The students * presented their project to team members and supervisors * in the process, relevance, problem definition and approaches to solutions were presented. * have taken on a responsible function and role in a team.

Superior module:

MultiMedia Projects - Idea & Rough Conception

Module description:

Skills in recognizing and finding virulent problems and questions from the fields of art, culture, politics and media as well as recognizing connections and their relevance for the creative generation of ideas. Professional skills in research, analysis and brainstorming, in the development of solution approaches and in the rough conception of creative artistic projects. Competencies in the presentation of project plans, as well as in team building.

Research seminar 1

Semester 1
Academic year 1
Course code MMAM1FS1SE
Type SE
Kind Compulsory
Language of instruction German
SWS 1
ECTS Credits 2
Examination character final

Learning Outcomes:

The students have acquired a broad knowledge of different aspects of research methodology in their fields.

Superior module:

Applied Research - Focusing & Concentration

Module description:

Conveying basic knowledge regarding cooperation in the context of the digitally networked world and the necessity of intercultural communication and the associated ability to communicate and act successfully in teams of different work and cultural backgrounds. Basic understanding of the complexity of different ways of perceiving, thinking and acting. Situative and field-related knowledge of transmedial phenomena. In-depth knowledge and skills of job-specific research.

Symposion: Ethics and Sustainability

Semester 1
Academic year 1
Course code MMAM1SENIL
Type IL
Kind Compulsory
Language of instruction German
SWS 1
ECTS Credits 1
Examination character immanent

Learning Outcomes:

-

Superior module:

Applied Research - Focusing & Concentration

Module description:

Conveying basic knowledge regarding cooperation in the context of the digitally networked world and the necessity of intercultural communication and the associated ability to communicate and act successfully in teams of different work and cultural backgrounds. Basic understanding of the complexity of different ways of perceiving, thinking and acting. Situative and field-related knowledge of transmedial phenomena. In-depth knowledge and skills of job-specific research.

Compulsory Elective 2 - Focus Point Audio - Focusing

Linear Composition & Music Production

Semester 1
Academic year 1
Course code MMAM1LCMIL
Type IL
Kind Elective
Language of instruction German
SWS 3
ECTS Credits 6
Examination character immanent

Learning Outcomes:

* In-depth knowledge and skills of current sound-aesthetic concepts of music production * Exploration and sounding out of new musical sound aesthetics * Image-based, linear composition and creative-artistic music direction. * Module - Semester - Project. * What has been learned flows into the conception and design of the Master's project

Superior module:

Compulsory Elective 2 - Focus Point Audio - Focusing

Module description:

Multidimensional experience in linear music composition, music production, image related sound design / film scoring, field recording, film sound post production, Foley design and sound art (focus: linear media/film) as well as development of an individual sound and sound aesthetics in the artistic expression and in the artistic/professional practice. Ability to create the conceptional aspects of a Master project.

Linear Sound Design - Sound Art & Mix

Semester 1
Academic year 1
Course code MMAM1LSDIL
Type IL
Kind Elective
Language of instruction German
SWS 4
ECTS Credits 6
Examination character immanent

Learning Outcomes:

* In-depth knowledge and skills of current sound-aesthetic concepts for sound design for music, knowledge of current sound aesthetics from the field of MultiMedia * Image-based, linear sound design and creative-artistic sound design direction * Semester - Project * What has been learned flows into the conception and design of the Master's project

Superior module:

Compulsory Elective 2 - Focus Point Audio - Focusing

Module description:

Multidimensional experience in linear music composition, music production, image related sound design / film scoring, field recording, film sound post production, Foley design and sound art (focus: linear media/film) as well as development of an individual sound and sound aesthetics in the artistic expression and in the artistic/professional practice. Ability to create the conceptional aspects of a Master project.

Compulsory Elective 2 - Focus Point Communication Design - Focusing

Experiment & Strategy

Semester 1
Academic year 1
Course code MMAM1EXSIL
Type IL
Kind Elective
Language of instruction German
SWS 5
ECTS Credits 9
Examination character immanent

Learning Outcomes:

-Students have improved their competence to systematically leave their creative comfort zones and create a new quality of visual languages developed with both digital and analogue means. Students have learnt to make strategic decisions from the variety of possibilities that have arisen for communicating the overarching theme, in terms of both human-centred and business orientation.

Superior module:

Compulsory Elective 2 - Focus Point Communication Design - Focusing

Module description:

Advanced communication design-specific knowledge and skills in the development of autonomous visual languages with a focus on experimental design in analogue and digital media and their strategic use in terms of an orientation towards criteria of experimental design and economic aspects. Differentiated professional practice-oriented qualification for specialization in the field of communication design through artistic experimentation and strategic conception of a project.

Experimental typography

Semester 1
Academic year 1
Course code MMAM1EXTIL
Type IL
Kind Elective
Language of instruction German
SWS 1
ECTS Credits 3
Examination character immanent

Learning Outcomes:

Students can apply learned methods to their own design habits, recognise, question and overcome them in order to develop new and varied variants.

Superior module:

Compulsory Elective 2 - Focus Point Communication Design - Focusing

Module description:

Advanced communication design-specific knowledge and skills in the development of autonomous visual languages with a focus on experimental design in analogue and digital media and their strategic use in terms of an orientation towards criteria of experimental design and economic aspects. Differentiated professional practice-oriented qualification for specialization in the field of communication design through artistic experimentation and strategic conception of a project.

Compulsory Elective 2 - Focus Point Computer Animation - Focusing

Advanced CG Production 1

Semester 1
Academic year 1
Course code MMAM1ACGIL
Type IL
Kind Elective
Language of instruction German
SWS 2
ECTS Credits 3
Examination character immanent

Learning Outcomes:

The students * know different approaches to generate realistic characters * can establish a digital human * can rig a character using Autorigs or Human Ik * can model and simulate simple garments * can use Mocap data

Superior module:

Compulsory Elective 2 - Focus Point Computer Animation - Focusing

Module description:

Focused knowledge and skills regarding computer-generated imagery and the creation of it, especially with regard to interactive and procedural workflows, and the combination of those. Furthermore, real world instances of photogrammetry as a tool for asset creation or set scanning. Practical knowledge of computer animation as part of conceptual and pre-production development, while using workflow and communication standards, which are regarded as state of the art in the industry.

Emerging CG Topics 1

Semester 1
Academic year 1
Course code MMAM1ECGIL
Type IL
Kind Elective
Language of instruction German
SWS 1
ECTS Credits 1
Examination character immanent

Learning Outcomes:

The students * have a deeper insight into the latest trends and technical developments * an use the skills they have acquired in their projects

Superior module:

Compulsory Elective 2 - Focus Point Computer Animation - Focusing

Module description:

Focused knowledge and skills regarding computer-generated imagery and the creation of it, especially with regard to interactive and procedural workflows, and the combination of those. Furthermore, real world instances of photogrammetry as a tool for asset creation or set scanning. Practical knowledge of computer animation as part of conceptual and pre-production development, while using workflow and communication standards, which are regarded as state of the art in the industry.

Interactive Environments 1 - Workflows

Semester 1
Academic year 1
Course code MMAM1IE1IL
Type IL
Kind Elective
Language of instruction German
SWS 2.5
ECTS Credits 4
Examination character immanent

Learning Outcomes:

The students * understand the peculiarities of interactive development environments * know the basics for the handling of editors * understand basic properties of static and dynamic lighting * have basic scripting skills * can establish simple interaction loops

Superior module:

Compulsory Elective 2 - Focus Point Computer Animation - Focusing

Module description:

Focused knowledge and skills regarding computer-generated imagery and the creation of it, especially with regard to interactive and procedural workflows, and the combination of those. Furthermore, real world instances of photogrammetry as a tool for asset creation or set scanning. Practical knowledge of computer animation as part of conceptual and pre-production development, while using workflow and communication standards, which are regarded as state of the art in the industry.

Procedural Environments 1 - Workflows

Semester 1
Academic year 1
Course code MMAM1PE1IL
Type IL
Kind Elective
Language of instruction German
SWS 2.5
ECTS Credits 4
Examination character immanent

Learning Outcomes:

The students * understand the procedural paradigm in workflow * have advanced competencies in procedural 3D tools * can input and translate basic mathematical skills for CG production * understand procedural modelling techniques and can use this in projects

Superior module:

Compulsory Elective 2 - Focus Point Computer Animation - Focusing

Module description:

Focused knowledge and skills regarding computer-generated imagery and the creation of it, especially with regard to interactive and procedural workflows, and the combination of those. Furthermore, real world instances of photogrammetry as a tool for asset creation or set scanning. Practical knowledge of computer animation as part of conceptual and pre-production development, while using workflow and communication standards, which are regarded as state of the art in the industry.

Compulsory Elective 2 - Focus Point Film - Focusing

DoP 1 Master class

Semester 1
Academic year 1
Course code MMAM1DO1IL
Type IL
Kind Elective
Language of instruction German
SWS 3
ECTS Credits 4
Examination character immanent

Learning Outcomes:

The students * understand the complex workflow of a digital cinema camera (ARRI Alexa/Amira) * possess advanced skills in lighting and are able to master complicated lighting situations. * can use the camera as a means of artistic expression. * are able to integrate into a complex, digital cinema production team * have their first approaches to thinking beyond the regular platforms and are experimenting with new, artistic formats.

Superior module:

Compulsory Elective 2 - Focus Point Film - Focusing

Module description:

Focused knowledge and skills in cineamtographic narration with moving images through an idea, concept, light and camera work, adapting content for digital multiplatforms. Differentiated professional practice-oriented qualification. Specialization in the field of digital film through the creation of conceptual or pre-production-relevant parts of a project, including work method and communicative competence aspects.

Guest professorship Workshops 1 - Film

Semester 1
Academic year 1
Course code MMAM1GWFIL
Type IL
Kind Elective
Language of instruction German
SWS 1.5
ECTS Credits 2
Examination character immanent

Learning Outcomes:

The students * have a deeper insight into the latest trends and technical developments * an use the skills they have acquired in their projects

Superior module:

Compulsory Elective 2 - Focus Point Film - Focusing

Module description:

Focused knowledge and skills in cineamtographic narration with moving images through an idea, concept, light and camera work, adapting content for digital multiplatforms. Differentiated professional practice-oriented qualification. Specialization in the field of digital film through the creation of conceptual or pre-production-relevant parts of a project, including work method and communicative competence aspects.

Innovation Lab 1 - Film

Semester 1
Academic year 1
Course code MMAM1ILFIL
Type IL
Kind Elective
Language of instruction German
SWS 1
ECTS Credits 2
Examination character immanent

Learning Outcomes:

The students * can experiment with digital technology and content and find concrete, new forms of communication with a focus on cinematic narrative forms.

Superior module:

Compulsory Elective 2 - Focus Point Film - Focusing

Module description:

Focused knowledge and skills in cineamtographic narration with moving images through an idea, concept, light and camera work, adapting content for digital multiplatforms. Differentiated professional practice-oriented qualification. Specialization in the field of digital film through the creation of conceptual or pre-production-relevant parts of a project, including work method and communicative competence aspects.

Script Development 1

Semester 1
Academic year 1
Course code MMAM1SD1IL
Type IL
Kind Elective
Language of instruction German
SWS 2
ECTS Credits 4
Examination character immanent

Learning Outcomes:

The students * can develop larger narrative threads/arcs * can develop deeper characters for filmic storytelling * understand advanced mechanisms of screen-writing * are able to write longer scripts * can present treatments and exposé professionally

Superior module:

Compulsory Elective 2 - Focus Point Film - Focusing

Module description:

Focused knowledge and skills in cineamtographic narration with moving images through an idea, concept, light and camera work, adapting content for digital multiplatforms. Differentiated professional practice-oriented qualification. Specialization in the field of digital film through the creation of conceptual or pre-production-relevant parts of a project, including work method and communicative competence aspects.

Compulsory Elective 2 - Focus Point Management - Focusing

Innovation Lab 1 - Management

Semester 1
Academic year 1
Course code MMAM1ILMIL
Type IL
Kind Elective
Language of instruction German
SWS 1
ECTS Credits 2
Examination character immanent

Learning Outcomes:

Students have gained insight into the respective field of work of the guest lecturers and can apply learned methods and processes to their own work.

Superior module:

Compulsory Elective 2 - Focus Point Management - Focusing

Module description:

Extended basic knowledge of creative processes in project management taking into account current and changing digital production methods. Teaching theory based and practice relevant management concepts and in-depth work method and social communication skills for leading interdisciplinary teams and organizations. Extended knowledge of the theoretical and practical implementation of project management tasks in multimedia productions and methodical, scientifically sound presentation, argumentation and documentation of project concepts and processes.

Navigating Ambiguity & Complexity

Semester 1
Academic year 1
Course code MMAM1NACIL
Type IL
Kind Elective
Language of instruction German
SWS 5
ECTS Credits 8
Examination character immanent

Learning Outcomes:

Students know strategies and fields of action to support creative-artistic working environments and can apply them. Students know techniques for creating and cultivating creative-artistic working environments.

Superior module:

Compulsory Elective 2 - Focus Point Management - Focusing

Module description:

Extended basic knowledge of creative processes in project management taking into account current and changing digital production methods. Teaching theory based and practice relevant management concepts and in-depth work method and social communication skills for leading interdisciplinary teams and organizations. Extended knowledge of the theoretical and practical implementation of project management tasks in multimedia productions and methodical, scientifically sound presentation, argumentation and documentation of project concepts and processes.

Storytelling & Pitching

Semester 1
Academic year 1
Course code MMAM1SPIIL
Type IL
Kind Elective
Language of instruction German
SWS 1
ECTS Credits 2
Examination character immanent

Learning Outcomes:

Students can sequence, memorise and convincingly present short narratives.

Superior module:

Compulsory Elective 2 - Focus Point Management - Focusing

Module description:

Extended basic knowledge of creative processes in project management taking into account current and changing digital production methods. Teaching theory based and practice relevant management concepts and in-depth work method and social communication skills for leading interdisciplinary teams and organizations. Extended knowledge of the theoretical and practical implementation of project management tasks in multimedia productions and methodical, scientifically sound presentation, argumentation and documentation of project concepts and processes.

Course titleSWSECTSTYPE

Art theory 2

Semester 2
Academic year 1
Course code MMAM2KUTVO
Type VO
Kind Compulsory
Language of instruction German
SWS 1.5
ECTS Credits 3
Examination character final

Learning Outcomes:

The students are able to assess art theory in the context of its relevance to society as a whole in an elaborate manner and, against the background of a broad understanding of art, make the diversity of the subject tangible.

Superior module:

Theories on Media & Art - Concretisation

Module description:

Erweiterte und vertiefte berufsfeldorientierte Kenntnisse und Analysefertigkeiten avancierter Positionen der Medientheorie sowie aktueller medienrelevanter Themen der Kunsttheorie im Kontext der eigenen, künstlerischen Arbeit.

Media theory 2

Semester 2
Academic year 1
Course code MMAM2METVO
Type VO
Kind Compulsory
Language of instruction German
SWS 2
ECTS Credits 3
Examination character final

Learning Outcomes:

Students have elaborate knowledge of selected positions in media theory and are able to use this knowledge for their own theses.

Superior module:

Theories on Media & Art - Concretisation

Module description:

Erweiterte und vertiefte berufsfeldorientierte Kenntnisse und Analysefertigkeiten avancierter Positionen der Medientheorie sowie aktueller medienrelevanter Themen der Kunsttheorie im Kontext der eigenen, künstlerischen Arbeit.

Research seminar 2

Semester 2
Academic year 1
Course code MMAM2FS2SE
Type SE
Kind Compulsory
Language of instruction German
SWS 2
ECTS Credits 3
Examination character final

Learning Outcomes:

Students have a sound knowledge of research methodology and are able to create an elaborate research design.

Superior module:

Applied Research - Focusing & Concentration

Module description:

Conveying basic knowledge regarding cooperation in the context of the digitally networked world and the necessity of intercultural communication and the associated ability to communicate and act successfully in teams of different work and cultural backgrounds. Basic understanding of the complexity of different ways of perceiving, thinking and acting. Situative and field-related knowledge of transmedial phenomena. In-depth knowledge and skills of job-specific research.

Sustainable media production

Semester 2
Academic year 1
Course code MMAM2MPRVO
Type VO
Kind Compulsory
Language of instruction German
SWS 2
ECTS Credits 3
Examination character final

Learning Outcomes:

Students are sensitised to current calculation and financing models and confident in dealing with issues relating to the production of creative-artistic works.

Superior module:

Working Methods & Communication - Focusing & Concretisation

Module description:

Conveying basic knowledge regarding cooperation in the context of the digitally networked world and the necessity of intercultural communication and the associated ability to communicate and act successfully in teams of different work and cultural backgrounds. Basic understanding of the complexity of different ways of perceiving, thinking and acting. Basic knowledge of sustainability concepts in the creative industries, taking into account the social, economic and ecological spheres. These are reflected on on the basis of intercultural and interdisciplinary cooperation and referenced back to current models and fields of action in the creative industries.

Compulsory Elective 1 - MultiMedia Master's Project - Detailed Design

Master Project Conception - FILM

Semester 2
Academic year 1
Course code MMAM2MKFIL
Type IL
Kind Elective
Language of instruction German
SWS 2
ECTS Credits 7
Examination character immanent

Learning Outcomes:

The students * have brought in their ideas from the impulse workshops and the Script Development course and are developing them further in an interdisciplinary way with a focus on the large Master's project. * The idea takes shape and goes through several revision steps * The team integrates interdisciplinary content-related and technological input into the development of ideas.

Superior module:

Compulsory Elective 1 - MultiMedia Master's Project - Detailed Design

Module description:

Differentiated knowledge and skills in the detailed conception and implementation of audiovisual concepts in game design or audiovisual environments or FutureCinema or cross-media design. Special organizational and social-communicative skills for innovation projects and larger, heterogeneous project teams from various disciplines.

Master project Conception - ANIMATION & GAME

Semester 2
Academic year 1
Course code MMAM2MKGIL
Type IL
Kind Elective
Language of instruction German
SWS 2
ECTS Credits 7
Examination character immanent

Learning Outcomes:

The students * have worked out their idea in pre-production and, if necessary, tested it with prototypes. * concluded the entire visual development * designed, analysed and tested the gameplay. * have presented their pre-production to colleagues and supervisors.

Superior module:

Compulsory Elective 1 - MultiMedia Master's Project - Detailed Design

Module description:

Differentiated knowledge and skills in the detailed conception and implementation of audiovisual concepts in game design or audiovisual environments or FutureCinema or cross-media design. Special organizational and social-communicative skills for innovation projects and larger, heterogeneous project teams from various disciplines.

Master project Conception - AUDIOVISUAL ENVIRONMENTS

Semester 2
Academic year 1
Course code MMAM2MKAIL
Type IL
Kind Elective
Language of instruction German
SWS 2
ECTS Credits 7
Examination character final

Learning Outcomes:

Specific knowledge and skills in the conception, resource planning, calculation and implementation of ambitious and creative audio-visual environments projects on the current state of the art, where appropriate the development and integration of programming environments and/or interactive musical/sound design. Concept development under specification of thematic leitmotifs for project orientation: sound, effect, evolutionary, psychological and cultural affects and approaches

Superior module:

Compulsory Elective 1 - MultiMedia Master's Project - Detailed Design

Module description:

Differentiated knowledge and skills in the detailed conception and implementation of audiovisual concepts in game design or audiovisual environments or FutureCinema or cross-media design. Special organizational and social-communicative skills for innovation projects and larger, heterogeneous project teams from various disciplines.

Master project Conception - COMMUNICATION DESIGN

Semester 2
Academic year 1
Course code MMAM2MKKIL
Type IL
Kind Elective
Language of instruction German
SWS 2
ECTS Credits 7
Examination character immanent

Learning Outcomes:

Students learned common methods for researching and planning communication design projects, defined communication goals and strategies for the Master's project and presented initial ideas for implementation.

Superior module:

Compulsory Elective 1 - MultiMedia Master's Project - Detailed Design

Module description:

Differentiated knowledge and skills in the detailed conception and implementation of audiovisual concepts in game design or audiovisual environments or FutureCinema or cross-media design. Special organizational and social-communicative skills for innovation projects and larger, heterogeneous project teams from various disciplines.

Compulsory Elective 2 - Focus Point Audio - Concretion

Guest Lecture Audio 1

Semester 2
Academic year 1
Course code MMAM2GLAIL
Type IL
Kind Elective
Language of instruction German
SWS 1
ECTS Credits 1
Examination character immanent

Learning Outcomes:

The visiting professor from the field of audio contributes industry-relevant, socially virulent and/or artistically topical themes and impulses.

Superior module:

Compulsory Elective 2 - Focus Point Audio - Concretion

Module description:

Advanced skills in music composition, music production, sound design to picture, Foley design and sound art, (semester focus: non-linear media such as game and interactive installations) as well as development of individual sound aesthetics in the artistic expression /job-related practice. Practice-oriented qualification through implementation of a concept for a Master project including aspects of scientific, work-methodical and communicative competency.

Interactive Audio Environments & Interfaces 1

Semester 2
Academic year 1
Course code MMAM2IAEIL
Type IL
Kind Elective
Language of instruction German
SWS 1
ECTS Credits 2
Examination character immanent

Learning Outcomes:

Students gain practical experience in the integration of current Interactive Audio Environments.

Superior module:

Compulsory Elective 2 - Focus Point Audio - Concretion

Module description:

Advanced skills in music composition, music production, sound design to picture, Foley design and sound art, (semester focus: non-linear media such as game and interactive installations) as well as development of individual sound aesthetics in the artistic expression /job-related practice. Practice-oriented qualification through implementation of a concept for a Master project including aspects of scientific, work-methodical and communicative competency.

Music Production Advanced

Semester 2
Academic year 1
Course code MMAM2MPAIL
Type IL
Kind Elective
Language of instruction German
SWS 1
ECTS Credits 1
Examination character immanent

Learning Outcomes:

* Students learn: * Mixing and Mastering Advanced Strategies * Technical preparation of music and stems for the use in interactive audio systems

Superior module:

Compulsory Elective 2 - Focus Point Audio - Concretion

Module description:

Advanced skills in music composition, music production, sound design to picture, Foley design and sound art, (semester focus: non-linear media such as game and interactive installations) as well as development of individual sound aesthetics in the artistic expression /job-related practice. Practice-oriented qualification through implementation of a concept for a Master project including aspects of scientific, work-methodical and communicative competency.

Non-linear Art - Composition & Sound Design

Semester 2
Academic year 1
Course code MMAM2NACIL
Type IL
Kind Elective
Language of instruction German
SWS 4
ECTS Credits 5
Examination character immanent

Learning Outcomes:

Students learn: * Advanced composing in interactive systems * Advanced sound design in interactive systems * Mix and effects in interactive systems

Superior module:

Compulsory Elective 2 - Focus Point Audio - Concretion

Module description:

Advanced skills in music composition, music production, sound design to picture, Foley design and sound art, (semester focus: non-linear media such as game and interactive installations) as well as development of individual sound aesthetics in the artistic expression /job-related practice. Practice-oriented qualification through implementation of a concept for a Master project including aspects of scientific, work-methodical and communicative competency.

Non-linear Art - Sound Direction & Analysis

Semester 2
Academic year 1
Course code MMAM2NASIL
Type IL
Kind Elective
Language of instruction German
SWS 1
ECTS Credits 1
Examination character immanent

Learning Outcomes:

Students can work with the aesthetics of non-linear sound and interact in a visual context.

Superior module:

Compulsory Elective 2 - Focus Point Audio - Concretion

Module description:

Advanced skills in music composition, music production, sound design to picture, Foley design and sound art, (semester focus: non-linear media such as game and interactive installations) as well as development of individual sound aesthetics in the artistic expression /job-related practice. Practice-oriented qualification through implementation of a concept for a Master project including aspects of scientific, work-methodical and communicative competency.

Project Coaching Audio 2

Semester 2
Academic year 1
Course code MMAM2PCAIL
Type IL
Kind Elective
Language of instruction German
SWS 1
ECTS Credits 1
Examination character immanent

Learning Outcomes:

Coaching

Superior module:

Compulsory Elective 2 - Focus Point Audio - Concretion

Module description:

Advanced skills in music composition, music production, sound design to picture, Foley design and sound art, (semester focus: non-linear media such as game and interactive installations) as well as development of individual sound aesthetics in the artistic expression /job-related practice. Practice-oriented qualification through implementation of a concept for a Master project including aspects of scientific, work-methodical and communicative competency.

Compulsory Elective 2 - Focus Point Communication Design - Concretion

Coaching & Reality Check

Semester 2
Academic year 1
Course code MMAM2CRCEX
Type EX
Kind Elective
Language of instruction German
SWS 1
ECTS Credits 1
Examination character immanent

Learning Outcomes:

Students gain a differentiated view of their project ideas and approaches to solutions. They obtain experience in presenting in front of a professional audience and improve their competence in using feedback constructively for their design process.

Superior module:

Compulsory Elective 2 - Focus Point Communication Design - Concretion

Module description:

Complex media design-specific knowledge and skills in the areas of speculative design, interaction design and conception of cross-media narratives. Intensive professional practice-oriented qualification in the specialization in the field of communication design through examination of global contexts and responsibilities of the present and future. Conception of transmedial concepts with a focus on general human communication principles.

Guest professorship & Workshops 1 - Communication design

Semester 2
Academic year 1
Course code MMAM2GWKIL
Type IL
Kind Elective
Language of instruction German
SWS 2
ECTS Credits 1
Examination character immanent

Learning Outcomes:

Students have gained insight into the respective field of work of the guest lecturers and can apply learned methods and processes to their own work.

Superior module:

Compulsory Elective 2 - Focus Point Communication Design - Concretion

Module description:

Complex media design-specific knowledge and skills in the areas of speculative design, interaction design and conception of cross-media narratives. Intensive professional practice-oriented qualification in the specialization in the field of communication design through examination of global contexts and responsibilities of the present and future. Conception of transmedial concepts with a focus on general human communication principles.

Interaction Design

Semester 2
Academic year 1
Course code MMAM2INDIL
Type IL
Kind Elective
Language of instruction German
SWS 2
ECTS Credits 3
Examination character immanent

Learning Outcomes:

Students have well-versed knowledge and skills in the conception and methodology of designing user-friendly and/or experimental user interfaces and are expert in the conception, design, creation and prototyping of innovative interfaces and forms of interaction or information architecture with visionary aspirations.

Superior module:

Compulsory Elective 2 - Focus Point Communication Design - Concretion

Module description:

Complex media design-specific knowledge and skills in the areas of speculative design, interaction design and conception of cross-media narratives. Intensive professional practice-oriented qualification in the specialization in the field of communication design through examination of global contexts and responsibilities of the present and future. Conception of transmedial concepts with a focus on general human communication principles.

Speculative design

Semester 2
Academic year 1
Course code MMAM2SPDIL
Type IL
Kind Elective
Language of instruction German
SWS 2
ECTS Credits 3
Examination character immanent

Learning Outcomes:

Students are familiar with design processes around product development with a special focus on "what-if" questions. Students develop competencies to deal with political contexts by means of project ideas. In this way, they come to terms with their own social responsibility as designers.

Superior module:

Compulsory Elective 2 - Focus Point Communication Design - Concretion

Module description:

Complex media design-specific knowledge and skills in the areas of speculative design, interaction design and conception of cross-media narratives. Intensive professional practice-oriented qualification in the specialization in the field of communication design through examination of global contexts and responsibilities of the present and future. Conception of transmedial concepts with a focus on general human communication principles.

Trans-medial narrative

Semester 2
Academic year 1
Course code MMAM2TMNIL
Type IL
Kind Elective
Language of instruction German
SWS 2
ECTS Credits 3
Examination character immanent

Learning Outcomes:

After completing the course, students will be able to design narrative units and conceptualise a trans-media narrative strategy. Course participants are able to use synergic effects of the media channels for their persuasion narrative.

Superior module:

Compulsory Elective 2 - Focus Point Communication Design - Concretion

Module description:

Complex media design-specific knowledge and skills in the areas of speculative design, interaction design and conception of cross-media narratives. Intensive professional practice-oriented qualification in the specialization in the field of communication design through examination of global contexts and responsibilities of the present and future. Conception of transmedial concepts with a focus on general human communication principles.

Compulsory Elective 2 - Focus Point Computer Animation - Concretion

Advanced CG Production 2

Semester 2
Academic year 1
Course code MMAM2ACGIL
Type IL
Kind Elective
Language of instruction German
SWS 1
ECTS Credits 2
Examination character immanent

Learning Outcomes:

The students * know the quality criteria for source data * can photograph an object or a scene for use in photogrammetry * can create clouds with the help of software points and process them further * know different Retopo techniques and can apply them * can create and de-lighten textures * can export Game-Ready or VFX-Ready Assets

Superior module:

Compulsory Elective 2 - Focus Point Computer Animation - Concretion

Module description:

Complex knowledge and skills regarding computer-generated imagery and the creation of it, especially in regards to developing procedural effects for realtime and offline usage, look development and realtime lighting. Intensified practical knowledge of computer animation as part of conceptual and pre-production development, while using scientific, workflow and communication standards, which are regarded as state of the art in the industry.

Emerging CG Topics 2

Semester 2
Academic year 1
Course code MMAM2ANIET2
Type IL
Kind Elective
Language of instruction German
SWS 1
ECTS Credits 0.5
Examination character immanent

Learning Outcomes:

The students * have a deeper insight into the latest trends and technical developments * an use the skills they have acquired in their projects

Superior module:

Compulsory Elective 2 - Focus Point Computer Animation - Concretion

Module description:

Complex knowledge and skills regarding computer-generated imagery and the creation of it, especially in regards to developing procedural effects for realtime and offline usage, look development and realtime lighting. Intensified practical knowledge of computer animation as part of conceptual and pre-production development, while using scientific, workflow and communication standards, which are regarded as state of the art in the industry.

Guest professorship & Workshops 1 - Computeranimation

Semester 2
Academic year 1
Course code MMAM2GWCIL
Type IL
Kind Elective
Language of instruction German
SWS 1
ECTS Credits 0.5
Examination character immanent

Learning Outcomes:

The students * acquire deeper knowledge in their chosen subject area * can implement the content of the visiting professor in their projects * understand extended contexts and can argue for them

Superior module:

Compulsory Elective 2 - Focus Point Computer Animation - Concretion

Module description:

Complex knowledge and skills regarding computer-generated imagery and the creation of it, especially in regards to developing procedural effects for realtime and offline usage, look development and realtime lighting. Intensified practical knowledge of computer animation as part of conceptual and pre-production development, while using scientific, workflow and communication standards, which are regarded as state of the art in the industry.

Interactive Environments 2 - Look & Effects

Semester 2
Academic year 1
Course code MMAM2IE2IL
Type IL
Kind Elective
Language of instruction German
SWS 2.5
ECTS Credits 4
Examination character immanent

Learning Outcomes:

The students * Understand how Global Illumination works and can use it to illuminate * Understand and can use the advanced needs for pre-lighting and shadowing * can work with real-time simulation systems and use them to design various effects.

Superior module:

Compulsory Elective 2 - Focus Point Computer Animation - Concretion

Module description:

Complex knowledge and skills regarding computer-generated imagery and the creation of it, especially in regards to developing procedural effects for realtime and offline usage, look development and realtime lighting. Intensified practical knowledge of computer animation as part of conceptual and pre-production development, while using scientific, workflow and communication standards, which are regarded as state of the art in the industry.

Procedural Environments 2 - Look & Effects

Semester 2
Academic year 1
Course code MMAM2PE2IL
Type IL
Kind Elective
Language of instruction German
SWS 2.5
ECTS Credits 4
Examination character immanent

Learning Outcomes:

The students * can set up procedural rigid body dynamics systems * can create and render procedural particle systems * know different methods for fracturing geometry * can export complex situations * understand the use of caches * can generate procedural textures in various styles

Superior module:

Compulsory Elective 2 - Focus Point Computer Animation - Concretion

Module description:

Complex knowledge and skills regarding computer-generated imagery and the creation of it, especially in regards to developing procedural effects for realtime and offline usage, look development and realtime lighting. Intensified practical knowledge of computer animation as part of conceptual and pre-production development, while using scientific, workflow and communication standards, which are regarded as state of the art in the industry.

Compulsory Elective 2 - Focus Point Film - Concretion

Art Direction & Film Design

Semester 2
Academic year 1
Course code MMAM2ADFIL
Type IL
Kind Elective
Language of instruction German
SWS 2
ECTS Credits 3
Examination character immanent

Learning Outcomes:

The students * acquire design skills to creatively design a room, film set or virtual scenery * learn the ability to create visually and visionary and to use the digital tools to transfer this vision into the space or the moving image project. * understand the differences in the design of the various platforms, such as online, mobile, computer, tablets etc. in social media, web, classical media as well as the connection of the classical communication platforms, such as theatre, cinema, TV with the latest, digital platforms, such as game, augmented reality, mobile (portrait) etc.

Superior module:

Compulsory Elective 2 - Focus Point Film - Concretion

Module description:

Complex, digital, filmspecific knowledge and skills in terms of acting, art direction, scriptwriting and directing for projects on various digital moving image platforms. Intensive professional practice oriented qualification in the specialization in the field of digital film through the creation of a digital, audiovisual project, film including scientific, work method and communicative competence aspects.

DoP 2 Master class

Semester 2
Academic year 1
Course code MMAM2DO2IL
Type IL
Kind Elective
Language of instruction German
SWS 2
ECTS Credits 2
Examination character immanent

Learning Outcomes:

The students * move safely with digital cinematographic equipment * can shape their know-how with art historical and artistic influences into an individual handwriting * master the digital equipment so that they can experiment artistically - across platforms. .

Superior module:

Compulsory Elective 2 - Focus Point Film - Concretion

Module description:

Complex, digital, filmspecific knowledge and skills in terms of acting, art direction, scriptwriting and directing for projects on various digital moving image platforms. Intensive professional practice oriented qualification in the specialization in the field of digital film through the creation of a digital, audiovisual project, film including scientific, work method and communicative competence aspects.

Innovation Lab 2 - Film

Semester 2
Academic year 1
Course code MMAM2ILFIL
Type IL
Kind Elective
Language of instruction German
SWS 1
ECTS Credits 1
Examination character immanent

Learning Outcomes:

The students learn to experiment with digital technology and content to find concrete, new forms of communication with a focus on cinematic storytelling.

Superior module:

Compulsory Elective 2 - Focus Point Film - Concretion

Module description:

Complex, digital, filmspecific knowledge and skills in terms of acting, art direction, scriptwriting and directing for projects on various digital moving image platforms. Intensive professional practice oriented qualification in the specialization in the field of digital film through the creation of a digital, audiovisual project, film including scientific, work method and communicative competence aspects.

Project coaching Film

Semester 2
Academic year 1
Course code MMAM2PCFIL
Type IL
Kind Elective
Language of instruction German
SWS 1
ECTS Credits 1
Examination character immanent

Learning Outcomes:

Students receive subject-specific input for the creation of their major Master's project and can implement it.

Superior module:

Compulsory Elective 2 - Focus Point Film - Concretion

Module description:

Complex, digital, filmspecific knowledge and skills in terms of acting, art direction, scriptwriting and directing for projects on various digital moving image platforms. Intensive professional practice oriented qualification in the specialization in the field of digital film through the creation of a digital, audiovisual project, film including scientific, work method and communicative competence aspects.

Script Development 2

Semester 2
Academic year 1
Course code MMAM2SD2IL
Type IL
Kind Elective
Language of instruction German
SWS 1
ECTS Credits 1
Examination character immanent

Learning Outcomes:

The students * can develop larger narrative threads/arcs * can develop deeper characters for filmic storytelling * understand advanced mechanisms of screen-writing * are able to write longer scripts * can present treatments and exposé professionally * move confidently in writing and designing more complex stories, even outside the common formats * is part of the development of the master project, which should have been completed with the course in development and is now going into realisation

Superior module:

Compulsory Elective 2 - Focus Point Film - Concretion

Module description:

Complex, digital, filmspecific knowledge and skills in terms of acting, art direction, scriptwriting and directing for projects on various digital moving image platforms. Intensive professional practice oriented qualification in the specialization in the field of digital film through the creation of a digital, audiovisual project, film including scientific, work method and communicative competence aspects.

Staging Master class

Semester 2
Academic year 1
Course code MMAM2SMAIL
Type IL
Kind Elective
Language of instruction German
SWS 3
ECTS Credits 3
Examination character immanent

Learning Outcomes:

The students * can realise a vision with a larger film team * can work with actors in different techniques * know different methods of acting * can direct and lead all team members of a film team who collaborate creatively * can stage complex concepts in space, working with highly specialised creativity

Superior module:

Compulsory Elective 2 - Focus Point Film - Concretion

Module description:

Complex, digital, filmspecific knowledge and skills in terms of acting, art direction, scriptwriting and directing for projects on various digital moving image platforms. Intensive professional practice oriented qualification in the specialization in the field of digital film through the creation of a digital, audiovisual project, film including scientific, work method and communicative competence aspects.

Compulsory Elective 2 - Focus Point Management - Concretion

Design Thinking, Innovation, Entrepreneurship

Semester 2
Academic year 1
Course code MMAM2DTIIL
Type IL
Kind Elective
Language of instruction German
SWS 5
ECTS Credits 8
Examination character immanent

Learning Outcomes:

Students know terms, tools and procedures of development processes in Design Thinking and can apply them. Students know techniques for creating and cultivating creative-artistic working environments.

Superior module:

Compulsory Elective 2 - Focus Point Management - Concretion

Module description:

Focused knowledge of creative processes and project management taking into account current, digital production methods and in-depth knowledge of methods in the creative industries. Advanced knowledge of complex methods of innovation management and related management and communication strategies. Focused knowledge of the practical implementation of project management tasks in multimedia productions and in-depth skills in methodical, scientifically sound presentation, argumentation and documentation of project concepts and processes.

Guest professorship & Workshops 1 - Management

Semester 2
Academic year 1
Course code MMAM2GWMIL
Type IL
Kind Elective
Language of instruction German
SWS 1
ECTS Credits 1
Examination character immanent

Learning Outcomes:

Students have gained insight into the respective field of work of the guest lecturers and can apply learned methods and processes to their own work.

Superior module:

Compulsory Elective 2 - Focus Point Management - Concretion

Module description:

Focused knowledge of creative processes and project management taking into account current, digital production methods and in-depth knowledge of methods in the creative industries. Advanced knowledge of complex methods of innovation management and related management and communication strategies. Focused knowledge of the practical implementation of project management tasks in multimedia productions and in-depth skills in methodical, scientifically sound presentation, argumentation and documentation of project concepts and processes.

Real Industries 1

Semester 2
Academic year 1
Course code MMAM2RINEX
Type EX
Kind Elective
Language of instruction German
SWS 2
ECTS Credits 2
Examination character immanent

Learning Outcomes:

Students know the requirements of their profession and get a differentiated impression of future occupational fields.

Superior module:

Compulsory Elective 2 - Focus Point Management - Concretion

Module description:

Focused knowledge of creative processes and project management taking into account current, digital production methods and in-depth knowledge of methods in the creative industries. Advanced knowledge of complex methods of innovation management and related management and communication strategies. Focused knowledge of the practical implementation of project management tasks in multimedia productions and in-depth skills in methodical, scientifically sound presentation, argumentation and documentation of project concepts and processes.

Course titleSWSECTSTYPE

Accompanying seminar 1 for the master's thesis - Preparation

Semester 3
Academic year 2
Course code MMAM3MA1SE
Type SE
Kind Compulsory
Language of instruction German
SWS 1
ECTS Credits 3
Examination character immanent

Learning Outcomes:

Students are able to prepare a well-founded exposé on the topic of the Master's thesis and acquire implementation competence in the chosen research method.

Superior module:

Applied Research - Professionalisation & Transformation

Module description:

Special and complex job oriented knowledge of transmedial phenomena. Special knowledge and skills in professional research for the master's thesis. Complex knowledge and skills to discuss and implement the respective media-specific or cross-media questions about a specific work, or a contribution to the multimedia, interdisciplinary, digital project and the related theoretical examination of the respective theory and professional field-oriented practical implications in the master's thesis.

Art-Based-Research & Post-Typographic Theory of Science

Semester 3
Academic year 2
Course code MMAM3ABRVO
Type VO
Kind Compulsory
Language of instruction German
SWS 1.5
ECTS Credits 3
Examination character final

Learning Outcomes:

Students will be able to link the field of philosophy of science and the field of artistic research in a multifaceted way on the basis of selected artistic positions and present them adequately.

Superior module:

Theories to Media & Art - Professionalization

Module description:

Special and complex job oriented knowledge and analytical skills of current and cultural positions of current media theories in the context of a progressive digitalization of communication and digital transformation of cultural theoretical positions.

Data Insights

Semester 3
Academic year 2
Course code MMAM3DINVO
Type VO
Kind Compulsory
Language of instruction German
SWS 2
ECTS Credits 1
Examination character final

Learning Outcomes:

Students are aware of and can apply basic developments, applications and methods of data science.

Superior module:

Working Methods & Communication - Professionalization & Transformation

Module description:

Advanced knowledge and skills in the development and formulation of business ideas (entrepreneurship) as well as skills in marketing (media) products and services as well as specifics in marketing various media products (e.g. marketing films). Accompanying "finishing" of the Master's project and preparation of the presentation/publication (incl. submission to competitions and festivals) with the help of supporting measures (e.g. producing information material, supporting communications measures etc.) and/or optional preparation of applications for financing and start up funding. Advanced knowledge in selected topics of current research and practice in design, e.g. details on the topics of multimedia art, audiocultures, design theory and research, current design principles, aesthetics, semiotics, game theory, state-of-the-art developments in technology.

Intercultural Communication & Gender Studies

Semester 3
Academic year 2
Course code MMAM3ICGIL
Type IL
Kind Compulsory
Language of instruction German
SWS 2
ECTS Credits 2
Examination character final

Learning Outcomes:

Students have a basic historical knowledge of the cultural space they themselves inhabit and can respond in a well-founded way to selected positions from the discourse on interculturality, intersectionality and gender. Students acquire creative and critical tools for analysing global, cultural and genderspecfic contexts.

Superior module:

Working Methods & Communication - Professionalization & Transformation

Module description:

Advanced knowledge and skills in the development and formulation of business ideas (entrepreneurship) as well as skills in marketing (media) products and services as well as specifics in marketing various media products (e.g. marketing films). Accompanying "finishing" of the Master's project and preparation of the presentation/publication (incl. submission to competitions and festivals) with the help of supporting measures (e.g. producing information material, supporting communications measures etc.) and/or optional preparation of applications for financing and start up funding. Advanced knowledge in selected topics of current research and practice in design, e.g. details on the topics of multimedia art, audiocultures, design theory and research, current design principles, aesthetics, semiotics, game theory, state-of-the-art developments in technology.

Media theory 3

Semester 3
Academic year 2
Course code MMAM3METVO
Type VO
Kind Compulsory
Language of instruction German
SWS 2
ECTS Credits 3
Examination character final

Learning Outcomes:

Students are able to analyse and discuss selected media examples in a well-founded manner and explicitly draw on media theory positions for this purpose.

Superior module:

Theories to Media & Art - Professionalization

Module description:

Special and complex job oriented knowledge and analytical skills of current and cultural positions of current media theories in the context of a progressive digitalization of communication and digital transformation of cultural theoretical positions.

Transfer project 1

Semester 3
Academic year 2
Course code MMAM3TPRPT
Type PT
Kind Project
Language of instruction German
SWS 0
ECTS Credits 1
Examination character final

Learning Outcomes:

The students worked on a Master's project outside of their own project for 25h and got to know other project cultures and styles.

Superior module:

Compulsory Elective 1 - MultiMedia Project - Realisation

Module description:

Specialized knowledge and skills in the implementation of audio-visual, digital projects in the areas of game design or audiovisual environments or FutureCinema or cross-media design. Experienced organizational and social communication skills for digital innovation projects and heterogeneous project teams in the context of interdisciplinary cooperation in innovative projects.

Compulsory Elective 1 - MultiMedia Project - Realisation

Master project Realisation - ANIMATION & GAME

Semester 3
Academic year 2
Course code MMAM3MRGIL
Type IL
Kind Elective
Language of instruction German
SWS 2
ECTS Credits 10
Examination character final

Learning Outcomes:

The students have developed the project into a rough cut/beta phase based on the pre-production.

Superior module:

Compulsory Elective 1 - MultiMedia Project - Realisation

Module description:

Specialized knowledge and skills in the implementation of audio-visual, digital projects in the areas of game design or audiovisual environments or FutureCinema or cross-media design. Experienced organizational and social communication skills for digital innovation projects and heterogeneous project teams in the context of interdisciplinary cooperation in innovative projects.

Master project Realisation - AUDIOVISUAL ENVIRONMENTS

Semester 3
Academic year 2
Course code MMAM3MRAIL
Type IL
Kind Elective
Language of instruction German
SWS 2
ECTS Credits 10
Examination character final

Learning Outcomes:

Students obtain: * Specific knowledge and skills in the realisation of MultiMedia projects with a focus on high-quality and original design and technical solution competence * Professional competencies in the interdisciplinary team to establish joint cooperation independently and to organise and reflect on group processes.

Superior module:

Compulsory Elective 1 - MultiMedia Project - Realisation

Module description:

Specialized knowledge and skills in the implementation of audio-visual, digital projects in the areas of game design or audiovisual environments or FutureCinema or cross-media design. Experienced organizational and social communication skills for digital innovation projects and heterogeneous project teams in the context of interdisciplinary cooperation in innovative projects.

Master project Realisation - COMMUNICATION DESIGN

Semester 3
Academic year 2
Course code MMAM3MRKIL
Type IL
Kind Elective
Language of instruction German
SWS 2
ECTS Credits 10
Examination character immanent

Learning Outcomes:

Students have formulated concrete communication goals and strategies to achieve them, discussed their implementation and enhanced their skills in highlighting their role as designers in the project.

Superior module:

Compulsory Elective 1 - MultiMedia Project - Realisation

Module description:

Specialized knowledge and skills in the implementation of audio-visual, digital projects in the areas of game design or audiovisual environments or FutureCinema or cross-media design. Experienced organizational and social communication skills for digital innovation projects and heterogeneous project teams in the context of interdisciplinary cooperation in innovative projects.

Master project Realisation - FILM

Semester 3
Academic year 2
Course code MMAM3MRFIL
Type IL
Kind Elective
Language of instruction German
SWS 2
ECTS Credits 10
Examination character final

Learning Outcomes:

Abilities of the students: * after the planning phase, students can work with a larger, complex, interdisciplinary team in the process of realising their work. The production phase begins, which seamlessly transitions into the pot production phase and finalisation. * Work on their project with professional support

Superior module:

Compulsory Elective 1 - MultiMedia Project - Realisation

Module description:

Specialized knowledge and skills in the implementation of audio-visual, digital projects in the areas of game design or audiovisual environments or FutureCinema or cross-media design. Experienced organizational and social communication skills for digital innovation projects and heterogeneous project teams in the context of interdisciplinary cooperation in innovative projects.

Compulsory Elective 2 - Focus Point Audio - Professionalization

Generative Sound & Visual Art

Semester 3
Academic year 2
Course code MMAM3GSVIL
Type IL
Kind Elective
Language of instruction German
SWS 2.5
ECTS Credits 4
Examination character immanent

Learning Outcomes:

Individual, Master's - project-related expansion of knowledge from one of the above-mentioned special areas

Superior module:

Compulsory Elective 2 - Focus Point Audio - Professionalization

Module description:

Multidimensional experience in generative sound art: composition, visualisation and sound design (applied sound aesthetics-focus: generative audiovisual performance and installation and generative sound design) as well as development of individual sound aesthetics in the artistic expression and artistic/job related practice. Practice-oriented qualification through implementation of a concept for a Master project including aspects of scientific, work-methodical and communicative competency.

Guest Lecture - Generative Sound & Visual Art

Semester 3
Academic year 2
Course code MMAM3GLGIL
Type IL
Kind Elective
Language of instruction German
SWS 1
ECTS Credits 1
Examination character immanent

Learning Outcomes:

Knowledge of generative - artistic A/V works with critical consideration of emerging technologies, algorithmic art and AI

Superior module:

Compulsory Elective 2 - Focus Point Audio - Professionalization

Module description:

Multidimensional experience in generative sound art: composition, visualisation and sound design (applied sound aesthetics-focus: generative audiovisual performance and installation and generative sound design) as well as development of individual sound aesthetics in the artistic expression and artistic/job related practice. Practice-oriented qualification through implementation of a concept for a Master project including aspects of scientific, work-methodical and communicative competency.

Guest Lecture Audio 2

Semester 3
Academic year 2
Course code MMAM3GLAIL
Type IL
Kind Elective
Language of instruction German
SWS 1
ECTS Credits 1
Examination character immanent

Learning Outcomes:

The visiting professor from the field of audio contributes industry-relevant, socially virulent and/or artistically topical themes and impulses.

Superior module:

Compulsory Elective 2 - Focus Point Audio - Professionalization

Module description:

Multidimensional experience in generative sound art: composition, visualisation and sound design (applied sound aesthetics-focus: generative audiovisual performance and installation and generative sound design) as well as development of individual sound aesthetics in the artistic expression and artistic/job related practice. Practice-oriented qualification through implementation of a concept for a Master project including aspects of scientific, work-methodical and communicative competency.

Interactive Audio Environments & Interfaces 2

Semester 3
Academic year 2
Course code MMAM3IAEIL
Type IL
Kind Elective
Language of instruction German
SWS 1
ECTS Credits 1
Examination character immanent

Learning Outcomes:

Students acquire practical experience in the integration of current interactive studio environments and interfaces. This is applied in VR and games.

Superior module:

Compulsory Elective 2 - Focus Point Audio - Professionalization

Module description:

Multidimensional experience in generative sound art: composition, visualisation and sound design (applied sound aesthetics-focus: generative audiovisual performance and installation and generative sound design) as well as development of individual sound aesthetics in the artistic expression and artistic/job related practice. Practice-oriented qualification through implementation of a concept for a Master project including aspects of scientific, work-methodical and communicative competency.

Compulsory Elective 2 - Focus Point Communication Design - Professionalization

Data visualisation

Semester 3
Academic year 2
Course code MMAM3DTVIL
Type IL
Kind Elective
Language of instruction German
SWS 2
ECTS Credits 3
Examination character immanent

Learning Outcomes:

Course participants acquire skills in data visualisation and, after completing the course, are able to illustrate complex relationships, make patterns visible and, if necessary, experience them interactively. Students gain experience with conceptual and design challenges in visualising data sets as well as formulating visual arguments.

Superior module:

Compulsory Elective 2 - Focus Point Communication Design - Professionalization

Module description:

Professional knowledge and skills in communication design with a focus on visualization of complex data and evidence-based design of persuasive narratives.

Evidence-Based Mass Communication

Semester 3
Academic year 2
Course code MMAM3EBMIL
Type IL
Kind Elective
Language of instruction German
SWS 2.5
ECTS Credits 3
Examination character immanent

Learning Outcomes:

Participants of the course will be able to apply a theoretically sound repertoire of methods to review self-set impact goals.

Superior module:

Compulsory Elective 2 - Focus Point Communication Design - Professionalization

Module description:

Professional knowledge and skills in communication design with a focus on visualization of complex data and evidence-based design of persuasive narratives.

Guest professorship & Workshops 2 - Communication design

Semester 3
Academic year 2
Course code MMAM3GWKIL
Type IL
Kind Elective
Language of instruction German
SWS 2
ECTS Credits 1
Examination character immanent

Learning Outcomes:

Students have gained insight into the respective field of work of the guest lecturers and can apply learned methods and processes to their own work.

Superior module:

Compulsory Elective 2 - Focus Point Communication Design - Professionalization

Module description:

Professional knowledge and skills in communication design with a focus on visualization of complex data and evidence-based design of persuasive narratives.

Compulsory Elective 2 - Focus Point Computer Animation - Professionalization

Advanced CG Production 3

Semester 3
Academic year 2
Course code MMAM3ACGIL
Type IL
Kind Elective
Language of instruction German
SWS 1
ECTS Credits 2
Examination character immanent

Learning Outcomes:

The students * an set up and calibrate a Mocap rig * can plan Mocap recordings * can carry out Mocap recordings independently and give instructions * can connect Mocap systems with Realtime Engines * understand the cleanup process of Mocap data * can export and process Mocap data

Superior module:

Compulsory Elective 2 - Focus Point Computer Animation - Professionalization

Module description:

Professional knowledge and abilities regarding computer-generated imagery and the creation of it, especially in regards of virtual production and animation for VR and AR environments

Guest professorship & Workshops 2 - Computer Animation

Semester 3
Academic year 2
Course code MMAM3GWCIL
Type IL
Kind Elective
Language of instruction German
SWS 1
ECTS Credits 0.5
Examination character immanent

Learning Outcomes:

The students * acquire deeper knowledge in their chosen subject area * can implement the content of the visiting professor in their projects * understand extended contexts and can argue for them

Superior module:

Compulsory Elective 2 - Focus Point Computer Animation - Professionalization

Module description:

Professional knowledge and abilities regarding computer-generated imagery and the creation of it, especially in regards of virtual production and animation for VR and AR environments

Interactive Environments 3 - VR & Virtual Production

Semester 3
Academic year 2
Course code MMAM3IE3IL
Type IL
Kind Elective
Language of instruction German
SWS 2
ECTS Credits 2
Examination character immanent

Learning Outcomes:

The students * understand the specifics of real-time applications in virtual reality * are familiar with various approaches to solving common problems such as locomotion, motion sickness and presence generation. * understand the processes on virtual production sets and how to prepare them. * can design and implement their own simple virtual production sets.

Superior module:

Compulsory Elective 2 - Focus Point Computer Animation - Professionalization

Module description:

Professional knowledge and abilities regarding computer-generated imagery and the creation of it, especially in regards of virtual production and animation for VR and AR environments

Procedural Environments 3 - Animation

Semester 3
Academic year 2
Course code MMAM3PE3IL
Type IL
Kind Elective
Language of instruction German
SWS 1.5
ECTS Credits 2.5
Examination character immanent

Learning Outcomes:

The students * can analyse and script a simple movement * can set up procedural animation systems * know different advanced procedural animation techniques * know different advanced procedural animation techniques * understand the Mocap workflow in connection with procedural animations

Superior module:

Compulsory Elective 2 - Focus Point Computer Animation - Professionalization

Module description:

Professional knowledge and abilities regarding computer-generated imagery and the creation of it, especially in regards of virtual production and animation for VR and AR environments

Compulsory Elective 2 - Focus Point Film - Professionalisation

Guest professorship & Workshops 2 - Film

Semester 3
Academic year 2
Course code MMAM3GWFIL
Type IL
Kind Elective
Language of instruction German
SWS 1
ECTS Credits 2
Examination character immanent

Learning Outcomes:

The students * acquire deeper knowledge in their chosen subject area * can implement the content of the visiting professor in their projects * understand extended contexts and can argue them

Superior module:

Compulsory Elective 2 - Focus Point Film - Professionalisation

Module description:

Professional knowledge of digital film production and specific knowledge and skills in terms of content and technological implementation, digital workflows and postproduction workflows, including scientific, work method and communicative competence aspects.

Post-production Master class

Semester 3
Academic year 2
Course code MMAM3PPMIL
Type IL
Kind Elective
Language of instruction German
SWS 3
ECTS Credits 5
Examination character immanent

Learning Outcomes:

The students * have a TOEFL understanding of the effect of colour and cut * can contribute their artistic knowledge in an interdisciplinary and cross-platform way * know the software and hardware to use their skills (DaVinci/Avid Media Composer etc.) * understand the importance of editing on perception and narrative flow

Superior module:

Compulsory Elective 2 - Focus Point Film - Professionalisation

Module description:

Professional knowledge of digital film production and specific knowledge and skills in terms of content and technological implementation, digital workflows and postproduction workflows, including scientific, work method and communicative competence aspects.

Compulsory Elective 2 - Focus Point Management - Professionalisation

Guest professorship & Workshops 2 - Management

Semester 3
Academic year 2
Course code MMAM3GWMIL
Type IL
Kind Elective
Language of instruction German
SWS 1
ECTS Credits 1
Examination character immanent

Learning Outcomes:

Students have gained insight into the respective field of work of the guest lecturers and can apply learned methods and processes to their own work.

Superior module:

Compulsory Elective 2 - Focus Point Management - Professionalisation

Module description:

Differentiated knowledge of the management of conception and implementation processes or workflows of digital and multimedia cooperation for the multimedia project with the competence to secure financing, to take on copyright and media law aspects as well as management and phase typical organizational tasks.

Innovation Lab 2 - Management

Semester 3
Academic year 2
Course code MMAM3ILMIL
Type IL
Kind Elective
Language of instruction German
SWS 1.5
ECTS Credits 1
Examination character immanent

Learning Outcomes:

Students have gained insight into the respective field of work of the guest lecturers and can apply learned methods and processes to their own work.

Superior module:

Compulsory Elective 2 - Focus Point Management - Professionalisation

Module description:

Differentiated knowledge of the management of conception and implementation processes or workflows of digital and multimedia cooperation for the multimedia project with the competence to secure financing, to take on copyright and media law aspects as well as management and phase typical organizational tasks.

Market Physics

Semester 3
Academic year 2
Course code MMAM3MPMIL
Type IL
Kind Elective
Language of instruction German
SWS 2
ECTS Credits 3
Examination character immanent

Learning Outcomes:

Students will be aware of current approaches to data-driven and evidence-based insights in creative arts professions.

Superior module:

Compulsory Elective 2 - Focus Point Management - Professionalisation

Module description:

Differentiated knowledge of the management of conception and implementation processes or workflows of digital and multimedia cooperation for the multimedia project with the competence to secure financing, to take on copyright and media law aspects as well as management and phase typical organizational tasks.

Real Industries 2

Semester 3
Academic year 2
Course code MMAM3RINEX
Type EX
Kind Elective
Language of instruction German
SWS 2
ECTS Credits 2
Examination character immanent

Learning Outcomes:

Students know the requirements of their profession and get a differentiated impression of future occupational fields.

Superior module:

Compulsory Elective 2 - Focus Point Management - Professionalisation

Module description:

Differentiated knowledge of the management of conception and implementation processes or workflows of digital and multimedia cooperation for the multimedia project with the competence to secure financing, to take on copyright and media law aspects as well as management and phase typical organizational tasks.

Course titleSWSECTSTYPE

Accompanying seminar 2 for the Master's thesis

Semester 4
Academic year 2
Course code MMAM4MA2SE
Type SE
Kind Compulsory
Language of instruction German
SWS 0.5
ECTS Credits 1
Examination character immanent

Learning Outcomes:

Finalisation of the exposé for writing the Master's thesis. Support of the individual theoretical thesis.

Superior module:

Applied Research - Professionalisation & Transformation

Module description:

Special and complex job oriented knowledge of transmedial phenomena. Special knowledge and skills in professional research for the master's thesis. Complex knowledge and skills to discuss and implement the respective media-specific or cross-media questions about a specific work, or a contribution to the multimedia, interdisciplinary, digital project and the related theoretical examination of the respective theory and professional field-oriented practical implications in the master's thesis.

Business Innovation

Semester 4
Academic year 2
Course code MMAM4BINVO
Type VO
Kind Compulsory
Language of instruction German
SWS 1
ECTS Credits 2
Examination character final

Learning Outcomes:

Students are able to evaluate and further develop their own business ideas.

Superior module:

Working Methods & Communication - Professionalization & Transformation

Module description:

Advanced knowledge and skills in the development and formulation of business ideas (entrepreneurship) as well as skills in marketing (media) products and services as well as specifics in marketing various media products (e.g. marketing films). Accompanying "finishing" of the Master's project and preparation of the presentation/publication (incl. submission to competitions and festivals) with the help of supporting measures (e.g. producing information material, supporting communications measures etc.) and/or optional preparation of applications for financing and start up funding. Advanced knowledge in selected topics of current research and practice in design, e.g. details on the topics of multimedia art, audiocultures, design theory and research, current design principles, aesthetics, semiotics, game theory, state-of-the-art developments in technology.

Guest lectures

Semester 4
Academic year 2
Course code MMAM4GVTIL
Type IL
Kind Compulsory
Language of instruction German
SWS 0.5
ECTS Credits 1
Examination character immanent

Learning Outcomes:

Students are able to follow and bring together the thematic breadth of MMA studies.

Superior module:

Working Methods & Communication - Professionalization & Transformation

Module description:

Advanced knowledge and skills in the development and formulation of business ideas (entrepreneurship) as well as skills in marketing (media) products and services as well as specifics in marketing various media products (e.g. marketing films). Accompanying "finishing" of the Master's project and preparation of the presentation/publication (incl. submission to competitions and festivals) with the help of supporting measures (e.g. producing information material, supporting communications measures etc.) and/or optional preparation of applications for financing and start up funding. Advanced knowledge in selected topics of current research and practice in design, e.g. details on the topics of multimedia art, audiocultures, design theory and research, current design principles, aesthetics, semiotics, game theory, state-of-the-art developments in technology.

Master thesis

Semester 4
Academic year 2
Course code MMAM4MARIT
Type IT
Kind Diploma/master thesis
Language of instruction German
SWS 0.5
ECTS Credits 17
Examination character immanent

Learning Outcomes:

With the Master's thesis, students demonstrate their ability to prepare and research a complex topic in a scientifically sound manner, to summarise it in a stringently argued text and to support preceding hypotheses with the help of broadly diversified source material.

Superior module:

Applied Research - Professionalisation & Transformation

Module description:

Special and complex job oriented knowledge of transmedial phenomena. Special knowledge and skills in professional research for the master's thesis. Complex knowledge and skills to discuss and implement the respective media-specific or cross-media questions about a specific work, or a contribution to the multimedia, interdisciplinary, digital project and the related theoretical examination of the respective theory and professional field-oriented practical implications in the master's thesis.

Masterexamination

Semester 4
Academic year 2
Course code MMAM4MPRIT
Type IT
Kind Compulsory
Language of instruction German
SWS 0
ECTS Credits 1
Examination character final

Learning Outcomes:

-

Superior module:

Masterexamination

Module description:

Masterexamination

MultiMedia Master project - Presentation

Semester 4
Academic year 2
Course code MMAM4MMPIL
Type IL
Kind Compulsory
Language of instruction German
SWS 0.5
ECTS Credits 1
Examination character final

Learning Outcomes:

The students * defended and presented their project in front of colleagues and supervisors * made their project accessible to the public

Superior module:

Compulsory Elective 1 - MultiMedia Projekt - Release

Module description:

Complex knowledge and skills to discuss and implement the respective media-specific or cross-media questions about a specific work, or a contribution to the multimedia, interdisciplinary, digital project and the related theoretical examination of the respective theory and professional field oriented practical implications in the master's thesis. Professional procedures and skills in the realization and subsequent release of the multi-medial and interdisciplinary projects in the various areas and the MMA-specifc project areas game design, audiovisual environments, future cinema, or cross-media design. Professional competencies for organization and social communication for innovative projects and heterogeneous project teams.

Research seminar 3: Aesthetics & humanities

Semester 4
Academic year 2
Course code MMAM4FS3VO
Type SE
Kind Compulsory
Language of instruction German
SWS 2
ECTS Credits 1
Examination character final

Learning Outcomes:

Students develop elaborate theoretical positions to deepen their theoretical competence.

Superior module:

Applied Research - Professionalisation & Transformation

Module description:

Special and complex job oriented knowledge of transmedial phenomena. Special knowledge and skills in professional research for the master's thesis. Complex knowledge and skills to discuss and implement the respective media-specific or cross-media questions about a specific work, or a contribution to the multimedia, interdisciplinary, digital project and the related theoretical examination of the respective theory and professional field-oriented practical implications in the master's thesis.

Transfer project 2

Semester 4
Academic year 2
Course code MMAM4TPRPT
Type PT
Kind Project
Language of instruction German
SWS 0
ECTS Credits 1
Examination character final

Learning Outcomes:

The students worked on a Master's project outside of their own project for 25h and got to know other project cultures and styles.

Superior module:

Compulsory Elective 1 - MultiMedia Projekt - Release

Module description:

Complex knowledge and skills to discuss and implement the respective media-specific or cross-media questions about a specific work, or a contribution to the multimedia, interdisciplinary, digital project and the related theoretical examination of the respective theory and professional field oriented practical implications in the master's thesis. Professional procedures and skills in the realization and subsequent release of the multi-medial and interdisciplinary projects in the various areas and the MMA-specifc project areas game design, audiovisual environments, future cinema, or cross-media design. Professional competencies for organization and social communication for innovative projects and heterogeneous project teams.

Compulsory Elective 1 - MultiMedia Projekt - Release

Master project Release - ANIMATION & GAME

Semester 4
Academic year 2
Course code MMAM4MRGIL
Type IL
Kind Elective
Language of instruction German
SWS 2
ECTS Credits 5
Examination character final

Learning Outcomes:

The students * have polished and finished their project in the release phase * defended and presented their project in front of colleagues and supervisors * have published their project

Superior module:

Compulsory Elective 1 - MultiMedia Projekt - Release

Module description:

Complex knowledge and skills to discuss and implement the respective media-specific or cross-media questions about a specific work, or a contribution to the multimedia, interdisciplinary, digital project and the related theoretical examination of the respective theory and professional field oriented practical implications in the master's thesis. Professional procedures and skills in the realization and subsequent release of the multi-medial and interdisciplinary projects in the various areas and the MMA-specifc project areas game design, audiovisual environments, future cinema, or cross-media design. Professional competencies for organization and social communication for innovative projects and heterogeneous project teams.

Master project Release - AUDIOVISUAL ENVIRONMENTS

Semester 4
Academic year 2
Course code MMAM4MRAIL
Type IL
Kind Elective
Language of instruction German
SWS 2
ECTS Credits 5
Examination character immanent

Learning Outcomes:

Students can independently carry out projects in an interdisciplinary team and present them in conclusion.

Superior module:

Compulsory Elective 1 - MultiMedia Projekt - Release

Module description:

Complex knowledge and skills to discuss and implement the respective media-specific or cross-media questions about a specific work, or a contribution to the multimedia, interdisciplinary, digital project and the related theoretical examination of the respective theory and professional field oriented practical implications in the master's thesis. Professional procedures and skills in the realization and subsequent release of the multi-medial and interdisciplinary projects in the various areas and the MMA-specifc project areas game design, audiovisual environments, future cinema, or cross-media design. Professional competencies for organization and social communication for innovative projects and heterogeneous project teams.

Master project Release - COMMUNICATION DESIGN

Semester 4
Academic year 2
Course code MMAM4MRKIL
Type IL
Kind Elective
Language of instruction German
SWS 2
ECTS Credits 5
Examination character immanent

Learning Outcomes:

Students have solved concrete problems in the implementation of their projects and have deepened their skills in highlighting their role as designers in the project as well as pointedly emphasising the communication goal.

Superior module:

Compulsory Elective 1 - MultiMedia Projekt - Release

Module description:

Complex knowledge and skills to discuss and implement the respective media-specific or cross-media questions about a specific work, or a contribution to the multimedia, interdisciplinary, digital project and the related theoretical examination of the respective theory and professional field oriented practical implications in the master's thesis. Professional procedures and skills in the realization and subsequent release of the multi-medial and interdisciplinary projects in the various areas and the MMA-specifc project areas game design, audiovisual environments, future cinema, or cross-media design. Professional competencies for organization and social communication for innovative projects and heterogeneous project teams.

Master project Release - FILM

Semester 4
Academic year 2
Course code MMAM4MRFIL
Type IL
Kind Elective
Language of instruction German
SWS 2
ECTS Credits 5
Examination character final

Learning Outcomes:

The students * have polished and finished their project in the release phase * defended and presented their project in front of colleagues and supervisors * have published their project

Superior module:

Compulsory Elective 1 - MultiMedia Projekt - Release

Module description:

Complex knowledge and skills to discuss and implement the respective media-specific or cross-media questions about a specific work, or a contribution to the multimedia, interdisciplinary, digital project and the related theoretical examination of the respective theory and professional field oriented practical implications in the master's thesis. Professional procedures and skills in the realization and subsequent release of the multi-medial and interdisciplinary projects in the various areas and the MMA-specifc project areas game design, audiovisual environments, future cinema, or cross-media design. Professional competencies for organization and social communication for innovative projects and heterogeneous project teams.

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SemesterSemesters 1, 3, 5: courses held only in winter semester (mid-September to end of January), Semesters 2, 4, 6: courses held only in summer semester (mid-February to end of June)
SWSweekly contact hours over 14 weeks in semester (example SWS 2 equals 28 contact hours for the whole course
ECTS CreditsWork load in ECTS credits, 1 ECTS credit equals an estimated 25 hours of work for the student
TypeBP = Bachelor final exam
DP/MP = Master final exam
IL = Lecture with integrated project work
IT = Individual training/phases
LB = Lab (session)
PS = Pro-seminar
PT = Project
RC = Course with integrated reflective practice
RE = Revision course
SE = Seminar
TU = Tutorial
UB = Practice session/Subject practical sessions
VO = Lecture