24 months
4000 EUR/year
4000 EUR/year
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The Sound and Visual Technology programme at University of Tartu gives you the opportunity to study two of the most engaging and rapidly developing fields in the arts and culture.

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You will choose either sound or visual technology as your main speciality, but you will also gain an in-depth working knowledge of the other field.

Beyond your core specialities, you will develop your skills in entrepreneurship, teamwork and project management. Practice is at the core of the curriculum, and you will apply what you learned in the classroom straight away with practical activities and by working in creative teams.

Future career

After graduation from the  Sound and Visual Technology programme at University of Tartu  you will possess the competences to take a leading position at a performance institution or theatre. You will be able to lead large-scale audiovisual projects or work as the head of a technical area at a theatre. You can also start your own business or work as a freelancer, as you will have the necessary skills and knowledge in entrepreneurship and team management.

Programme Structure

Courses include

  • First module (30 ECTS) is dedicated to general subjects, which include courses on project management, startup entrepreneurship, working in multicultural teams and subjects relating to cross-media technology and audiovisual culture.
  • Second module (30 ECTS) is your speciality module. You will team up with your fellow students for creative-practical practice “Sound and visual arts project”. 
  • Third module (20 ECTS) is speciality practice. It can be pursued based on your individual study path and interests.
  • Fourth module (6 ECTS) includes free elective subjects. You can choose from any of the available subjects taught in Tartu University or other universities in Estonia.
  • Fifth module (34 ECTS) is the master thesis module.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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Extended application deadline  

  • 15 May for all applicants


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • bachelor’s degree or equivalent qualification (must be obtained by the end of July)
  • English language proficiency
  • the score of the motivation letter (yields 25% of the final score)
  • the score of the portfolio (yields 25% of the final score)
  • the admission interview (yields 50% of the final score)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    4000 EUR/year
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    Based on the tuition of 4000 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    4000 EUR/year
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    Based on the tuition of 4000 EUR per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Viljandi

420 - 660 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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