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Qualification: Bachelor's degree in multimedia production (no legal status)

Bachelor's degree in multimedia production (no legal status)

Qualification Information

Students will be able to: 

(general competences)

  • demonstrate knowledge and understanding of social processes, 
  • demonstrate knowledge and understanding of how the media and multimedia function,
  • successfully lead teams, work in teams and address specific problems in the work environment,
  • demonstrate mastery of techniques, methods, procedures, programmes and equipment relevant to successful work in their profession,
  • develop critical and self-critical assessment,
  • apply knowledge flexibly in practice,
  • understand the importance of quality and strive for quality of professional work through autonomy, (self-)criticism, (self-)reflection and (self-)evaluation in professional work,
  • communicate in the local and international environment,
  • demonstrate a capacity for ethical reflection and a commitment to professional ethics in the social environment by duly respecting the principle of truthfulness, freedom, responsibility, openness, tolerance, pluralism, creativity, originality, balance, fairness, honesty,
  • work in a team, establish and maintain cooperative relationships in order to work in teams and with users, 
  • identify and use opportunities offered in the work and social environment (manifested in the form of entrepreneurial spirit and active citizenship),

(subject-specific competences)

  • demonstrate familiarity with the basic concepts, devices, equipment and technologies used in the field of media or multimedia information technology,
  • demonstrate familiarity with production- and producer-related work in media and multimedia production,
  • select and handle devices and programmes for media and multimedia production, and connect them into systems,
  • purchase and maintain media and multimedia production devices,
  • demonstrate familiarity with the basic and current principles of how IT systems function in various segments of society, and especially in businesses and institutions involved in media and multimedia production,
  • select suitable databases,
  • demonstrate familiarity with the professions, roles, tasks and responsibilities in a media-production team, and in media and multimedia production in general,
  • demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the social role of the media, supported by technical expertise,
  • demonstrate detailed understanding and appropriate practical mastery of media creation technologies,
  • use information and communication technologies and systems in the areas of the media and media and multimedia production,
  • demonstrate familiarity with and master the processes and techniques of creative production of media content,
  • address specific problems in the area of the media and media and multimedia production using appropriate methods, techniques and procedures,
  • link the coherently mastered knowledge acquired in compulsory subjects and apply it in practice,
  • obtain, select, evaluate, contextualise and interpret new information in the media field,
  • understand and apply critical analysis methods and development of theories, and apply them to specific problems related to working in modern media,
  • develop skills in the application of knowledge in the field of media and multimedia production, including the addressing of theoretical, empirical and practical problems,
  • cultivate and develop autonomous creativity on the basis of relevant professional knowledge and practical skills acquired, 
  • develop organisational and leadership skills required to plan, lead, direct, encourage, supervise, assess and reward independent, conscientous and professional work and/or creative work by individuals and groups, 
  • communicate effectively with various stakeholders in media and multimedia production.

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  • Matura or
  • vocational matura; or
  • school-leaving examination (prior to 1 June 1995) under any four-year secondary school programme.

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Students' knowledge is assessed by means of practical exercises and seminar papers, and also via products, projects, performances, services, etc. and by examinations. Examination performance is graded as follows: 10 (excellent); 9 (very good: above-average knowledge but with some mistakes); 8 (very good: solid results); 7 (good); 6 (adequate: knowledge satisfies minimum criteria); 5–1 (inadequate). In order to pass an examination, a candidate must achieve a grade between adequate (6) and excellent (10).

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To complete their studies, students must complete all course units prescribed by the study programme.

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Second-cycle master's study programmes (SQF level 8)

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Independent higher education institution, IAM College for Multimedia

NQF Level: 
7
Access requirements: 
  • Matura or
  • vocational matura; or
  • school-leaving examination (prior to 1 June 1995) under any four-year secondary school programme.
Ways to acquire: 

To complete their studies, students must complete all course units prescribed by the study programme.