Photography, M.A. | SRH Berlin University of Applied Sciences | Berlin, Germany
24 months
10800 EUR/year
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Deepen your knowledge of photography. Think interdisciplinary. Develop a unique, modern photographic vision. By taking the Master's in Photography degree at SRH Berlin University of Applied Sciences, you will find your individual style and define your career path as a photographer and designer.

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Your Programme | M.A. Photography

The Master's degree in Photography provides critical perspectives on photography and new visual media. You gain the tools to think and look critically at your work and the work of your peers, while also looking outward to the professional world of image makers and the historical roots of the medium. The programme is designed with enough flexibility for you to refine your own photographic orientation and artistic practice.

Your Career

The MA Photography from SRH Berlin University of Applied Sciences prepares you for an immediate entry into the diverse field of visual art. This could mean, for example, working as an independent artistic or applied photographer, picture editor, art buyer or art director.

Due to the theoretical focus of the programme, you will also be able to pursue a career as a curator for museums and galleries.

The international Master of Arts degree also allows you to pursue an academic career, including doctorate and post-doctoral studies.

Programme Structure

1st semester

  • Photography Lab, Core Integrated Practice, Encountering the Image, Methods of Image Analysis, Images in Context
  • Core Project
  • History of Photography
  • Site-Specific Learning

2nd semester

  • Printed Matter, Advanced Integrated Practice, Foundations of Media Theory
  • Photo Book, Advance Research Methodologies
  • Photographic Print, Theory of lens-based Media
  • Advanced Project Print
  • Issues in Contemporary Photography
  • Excursion

3rd semester

  • Spatial Practice, Expanded Integrated Practice, Interdisciplinary Approaches to Media
  • Expanded Photography, Contemporary Media Theory
  • Spatial Intervention, After Photography
  • Expanded Project Space - Manifesto
  • Critical Perspectives on Photography
  • Back to the Future

4th semester

  • Master's Thesis & Colloquium

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor's degree

  • Two or three creative works
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Copy of your passport/ID
  • Letter of motivation

  • Proof of English language proficiency

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    10800 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5400 EUR per semester during 24 months.

Tuition fees

  • citizenship | EU/EEA (incl. Switzerland, Western Balkans and Ukraine): EUR 800 / month
  • citizenship | Non-EU/EEA: EUR 5400 / semester

Living costs for Berlin

836 - 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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