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Media Informatics, Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #134 (WUR) Vienna, Austria
The master's programme in Media Informatics at the University of Vienna aims at providing an academic preparation for future employment in the field of media informatics. 
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Overview

Digital media, such as audio, video, text, image, animation, language and sensors, form the basis of a large number of application areas, including the production, management and circulation of media for the purposes of information dissemination and communication. 

Learning outcomes

The Media Informatics degree programme at University of Vienna focuses on questions relating to the adaptation of media data to the situation and environment of the user, transfer of approaches to the acquisition, analysis and organisation of descriptive media data (metadata), as well as competences in the fields of virtual reality / pervasive computing and human-machine communication. In addition, students have to complete advanced courses (some of which they can choose themselves) in the fields of computer graphics and multimedia information systems, and in the application areas of digital media production and game technologies. 

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Software development
  • Infrastructure
  • Ray tracing
  • Monte Carlo methods
  • Topographic

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:
    • EU/EEA students deadline: 30th of April
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    120 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You need the following TOEFL iBT ® score:

  • Minimum required score:

    87

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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General Requirements

  • List of degree programmes
  • Admission with a degree from the University of Vienna
  • Admission with a degree from another university
  • Degree programmes with an entrance exam procedure
  • Visiting Master

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1452 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 726 EUR per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per semester and a duration of 24 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
  • As an EU/EEA/CH citizen you only have to pay the Students' Union fee (20.20 Euro). 
  • Non-EU/EEA students pay the fee plus the Students' Union fee of 20.20 Euro

Living costs for Vienna

  • 861 - 1340 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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