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Multimedia Education (MA, MMD)

Please note: This degree programme is fee-based.
What is the degree programme about?

After completing the Multimedia Education degree programme you will be able to develop, conduct and evaluate education and teaching concepts. During the degree programme you acquire knowledge in the areas of media education, media psychology and media-based teaching methods. You are introduced to technical and graphic design programmes for creating e-learning units and blended learning concepts.

You will be able to develop and supervise learning and teaching strategies for vocational training and professional development and acquire advanced skills in media-related fields. The degree programme consists of attendance-based blocks (usually one weekend a month and no more than one week per semester) and self-learning via the learning management and video conference tool.

Modules and degree programme structure

1st year of study

  • M1.1 Media psychology
  • M1.2 Instructional design
  • M1.3 Media education
  • M2.1 Learning environments and teaching units
  • M2.2 Developing teaching units
  • M3.1 Ethics and law
  • M5.1 Media design
  • M6.1 Media theory
  • M7.1 Project management

2nd year of study

  • M3.2 Economics
  • M4.1 Foundations of computer science MMD
  • M4.2 Multimedia technology
  • M6.2 Compulsory elective module
  • M7.2 Project
  • M9 Master's thesis
Admission requirements

Applicants must have an above-average university degree (Magister, Diplom, Bachelor's degree, Master's degree, Staatsexamen) and at least one year of relevant work experience since completing their degree programme. English skills are required in order to read English-language literature. Please submit a letter of motivation along with your other application documents.

Degree programme start date and application deadlines

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Degree type: Master of Arts (MA)
Type of study: Professional development programme subject to a fee
Location: Nuremberg
Standard duration of study: 4 Semester
Start date of degree programme: Winter Term
Language: German
Admission: No Admissions Restrictions
Early entrance programme: no
Part-time study: no
Faculty: Faculty of Humanities, Social Sciences, and Theology