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Darmstadt University of Applied Science


Animation and Game

Subjects: Animation and Game,Animation,Entertainment

M.A. | Master of Arts

⏳  Duration
4 Semesters
🔠 Teaching Language
💶  Application Fee non-EU
No information

💶  Cost per Semester
337 EUR

💶  Tuition Fees per Semester
6,250 EUR
⏱️ Application Deadline Summer

⏱️ Application Deadline Winter

Course description

The English-language Animation and Game Master’s degree program prepares students for leadership roles in the global media industry. In a dynamic, research-focused environment equipped with top-notch technology, students gain comprehensive skills in creating and developing digital games and animations. The program offers two specializations: 1. **Creative Direction Specialization**: This track combines key areas such as narrative design, game experience design, mise-en-scène, and animation and game studies into a project-based learning format. Students learn modern methods in creative strategies, leadership, and entrepreneurship, empowering them to bring innovative creative visions to life. In this program, students are immersed in a setting that encourages both creativity and technical proficiency, ensuring they are well-prepared to lead and innovate in the media industry.

Program Information

Study Location Dieburg
Start Semester Summer, Winter
Study Form Employment adjacent
Study Type Postgraduate
Teaching Language English
Dual No
Remote No
Application Fee non-EU No information
Study Length 4 Semesters
Tuition Fees per Semester 6,250 EUR
Cost per Semester 337 EUR
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⏱️ Application Start Summer
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⏱️ Application Deadline Summer
⏱️ Application Start Winter
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⏱️ Application Deadline Winter

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Language Requirements

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IELTS No information
Cambridge (CAE) No information
TOEFL IBT No information

otherwise C1 level of English or certificate of TOEFL, IELTS or equivalent test for non-native speakers.

Qualification Requirements

Applying requires a bachelor‘s degree in a related subject. The Master‘s program can be studied in 3 different versions, depending on the applicant‘s qualification. The 4-semester version requires a degree with 180 ECTS. A degree with 210 ECTS is required for the 3-semester version. A degree with 240 ECTS qualifies for the 2-semester version. In order to be admitted to the program, students must provide proof of English language proficiency at level B2 according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR). Furthermore, a subject-related entrance exam for the chosen specialization must be passed. The entrance exam consists of two stages, whereby the 1st stage (portfolio exam) must be passed in order to be admitted to the 2nd stage (interview). A detailed description of the admission requirements can be found in the Special Provisions of the Examination Regulations (German) and in the Admission Regulations (German).

Document Requirements

High school/secondary school leaving certificate Depending on your country of origin, a certificate proving that you have passed the University Entrance Examination Complete certificate on university studies (Bachelor degree certificate with transcript of records including grading system and diploma supplement) English Language Certificate level B2 according to „Common European Framework of Reference for Languages of the Council of Europe“ or equivalent. Copy of your passport

Application Process

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