Master’s Degree Programme – Full-time Core and elective courses ECTS credits per semester Foundations Foundations of interactive media: human-computer interation 4.5 Foundations of interactive media: artificial intelligence 4.5 Systems design: software d
- Linz, Austria
- Program Type:
- Study Abroad
- Degree Level:
- Year Round
- Program Description:
- Degree: Master of Sciences (MSc)
Duration (ECTS): 4 Semester (120 ECTS)
The Interactive Media Master's programme offers a wide range of subjects focusing on the technology and engineering behind interactive media, computer games and cutting-edge online media. Graduates acquire the essential knowledge and professional skills necessary to take on innovative and complex projects in the media industry.
Master’s Degree Programme – Full-time Core and elective courses ECTS credits per semester Foundations Foundations of interactive media: human-computer interation 4.5 Foundations of interactive media: artificial intelligence 4.5 Systems design: software design methods 4.5 Systems design: networked/distributed systems 4.5 Interactive systems Computer graphics 6 Computational perception 6 Interactive systems design: interactive and collaborative environment 4.5 Interactive systems design: speech/auditory interfaces 4.5 Games Game development 1: game architecture 6 Game development 2: game production 6 Hypermedia Hypermedia 1: hypermedia frameworks 6 Hypermedia 2: rich internet applications 6 Hypermedia 2: semantic online services and applications 4.5 Interactive media applications: real time audio/video processing 4.5 Interactive media applications: special topic in interactive media 4.5 Projects Project 1 9 Project 2 9 Thesis project: research seminar 2 Thesis project: thesis project 1 14.5 Master’s thesis Master’s thesis 21 Thesis project 2 6 Thesis 3 ECTS: European Credit Transfer System. Note: Students have to achieve a minimum of 120 ECTS credits in total (30 ECTS credits per semester). The main language of instruction on this degree programme is English, thus a sound knowledge of the language is essential.
Graduates are well-rounded media professionals that have acquired substantial project experience and in-depth knowledge in one or more areas of specialization. They possess both the conceptual and design skills necessary for the development of innovative media projects and the technical skills to contribute to their subsequent implementation. Their specific qualifications make them soughtafter employees in global contexts, such as in the fields of game development and multimedia authoring/production (presentations, shows, museums, kiosk systems), web-based information systems and applications, large-scale online publishing, content management and document management, multimedia databases, electronic archives, digital asset management, cooperative workflow solutions and streaming media services. The completion of a demanding Master’s thesis enables graduates to continue their academic development in the form of a PhD program at universities either in Austria or abroad.
- Setting Description:
- The programme features both a substantial project component and an extensive selection of specialized courses that couple theoretical concepts with practical experience at the highest level. In addition to providing an industry-oriented education, the programme aims to develop graduates' communication skills and refine their systematic approaches to problem solving. Please note that the language of instruction in all modules of this Master's programme is English.
- no tuition fee
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