|Study location||Austria, Hagenberg|
|Type||Master courses, full-time|
|Nominal duration||2 years|
Undergraduate diploma (or higher)
Advanced programming skills (Java, C++)
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English / German.
Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
Attention: if given preliminary admission, international applicants MUST provide legalised documents translated to German or English for the following documents:
Legalisation confirms the authenticity of documents, signatures and authorities that issued the document. Three scenarios are possible depending on the issuing country:
To see if and what legalisation you would need for your diploma, please refer to this Legalization of Foreign Documents in Higher Education document.
IELTS 6.0 overall
*If you take a TOEFL test, you can use our university’s TOEFL code (9775) to have the results sent to our institution directly.
A motivation letter must be added to your application.
Please describe your objectives, career aspirations, personal interests and plans
Your application must contain scans of the following documents:
To qualify for the Master’s degree programme Interactive Media, you must have completed a relevant Bachelor’s degree programme of at least 6 semester or a comparable higher education at university level (min. 180 ECTS-credits) at a recognized post-secondary institution. Additional requirements for this particular programme are:
60 ECTS credits (or equivalent) in computing/informatics.
If you meet all of the formal requirements, you will be invited for an interview via Skype (approximately 20-30 minutes).
Specific requirements for Non-EU applicants:
Please be aware that the visa process can take up to 3 months, therefore you should send your application as early as possible! For more details on the visa application please visit the following webpage: www.oead.at
For Non-EU applicants: GRE® revised General Test (Institution Code 9775).
Interested? To learn more about this study programme, entry requirements and application process, please contact one of our consultants in a country nearest to you.
This two-year (4 semester) Master’s programme offers the following core subjects, which can be augmented by a selection of elective courses:
Human-Computer Interaction, Computer Vision, Speech Processing, Cooperative Work Environments, Interactive Installations.
Game Development, Game Engines, Realtime Graphics, Physics Simulation, Artificial Intelligence, Multi-Player Games, Audio.
Advanced Web Publishing, Rich Internet Applications, Semantic Web Services/Applications.
The curriculum is supplemented by workshops, seminars and a wide range of specialized courses focusing on specific topics in interactive media. A semester abroad at one of their international partner universities is possible due to a flexible curriculum.
Graduates are well-rounded media professionals who 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 sought-after 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 and document management, multimedia databases, electronic archives, digital asset management and cooperative workflow solutions.
The completion of a scientific Master’s thesis enables graduates to continue their academic development in the form of a PhD program at universities in Austria or abroad.