Kiel University of Applied Sciences

Media Conception and Design

M.A. (Master of Arts)
Subjects: Media Studies, Journalism, Film
English & German
Summer semester: 15 Mar
Application Deadlines
1.5 Years (starting: Summer semester)
Tuition Fees (per semester)
Summer semester
Mode of admission:
without admission restriction
Study mode:
On campus


Qualification Requirements

Previous Degree

Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in a media-oriented degree, in which the basic content of media and communication studies, but also media production were the central subject; or a media-oriented degree that has dealt specifically with media and communication studies. Courses of study that include at least 60 credit points for obligatory basic competencies and/or course-specific competencies, for example, a fundamental scientific and practice-oriented examination of the mass media newspaper, magazine, photography, film, radio, television, computer and video games, and interactive network media, are considered to be closely related. A scientific and practice-oriented discussion covers the following subject areas: media theory, media analysis, media use, and media effects research as well as the creation of mass media content and applications (especially print media, radio, film, television, video and computer games, and digital network media).

If there are skills deficits, the missing skills must be made up. As a rule, a total of 300 credit points should be achieved by the successful completion of the master’s degree.

GPA Rate 2.00
GPA Comment

A minimum grade of 2.0 (good).

Language Requirements

The following certificates are recognised as proof of your language proficience.

CEFR English
min B2
min B2 First (FCE)
Specification: Grade B or better.
min C1 Advanced (CAE)
Specification: Grade C or better.
min C2 Proficiency (CPE)
Specification: Grade C or better.
min B2 - 60 points
min 5.5
min 515
min 185
min 70
Does the university recognize "other equivalent language certificates"? no information provided by university

Additional information:
English language proficiency can also be proven through school reports proving the foreign language for at least 5 years until the qualification that entitles the student to university entrance (the final grade, if applicable the average grade of the last two years, must be at least a German grade of 4 (sufficient) or 5 points), or by having English as mother tongue, or through a successfully completed English-language university degree. No information regarding the German language skills required.

Application & Admission

Application Deadlines

Applications are open from:
Winter semester:
Summer semester:November 01 (German)November 01 (EU)November 01 (Non EU)
Spring semester:
In 40 hours free webinar
How to apply via uni-assist

Application Procedure & Selection

Mode of Admission:
without admission restriction
Admission Test/Interview:
Application Fee:
€ 75 for the first application, € 30 for each additional

Application Documents

Documents to be submitted (single copy):

  1. Signed application to determine the access requirements of the online form.
  2. Proof of the above-mentioned university studies (bachelor’s certificate, performance overview with proven bachelor’s grade, etc.) or if the first university degree has not yet been completed: Proof that a maximum of 30 credit points of the credit points required for the bachelor’s degree are still outstanding with a proven preliminary average mark.
  3. Proof of knowledge of English (see language requirements).
  4. First university entrance qualification (Abitur, technical college entrance qualification, etc).
  5. Certificate of name change (e.g. marriage certificate).
  6. If already available, proof of sufficient German language skills for applicants without a German university entrance qualification and without a German university degree (enrollment requirement in the case of admission).

Further Information

For more information please check the

Course Website