Medialogy, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
  • Tuition
    12402
    Tuition (Year)
    Free
    Tuition (Year)
  • English (take IELTS)
    Language
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Are you interested in design and the technologies used within film, sound, computer games, digital animations and graphics? Do you want to learn to develop computer games, computer-generated animated films in 3D environments and interactive media productions? If your answer to these questions is yes, you should choose this Medialogy programme at Aalborg University.

About

To be successful in today’s media society, you should be able to bridge the gap between technology and creativity. At Medialogy, your creativity is what starts the process – and we give you the opportunity to study the interaction between technological science and the ways it is applied.

At Medialogy, you will gain knowledge about film, animation and music technology and learn how design and computer science go hand in hand in today’s and tomorrow’s media productions. You will gain insight into the creative processes and thinking that precedes any media production.

You will also learn how to use technological advances in engineering science in design and production of e.g. digital creation and manipulation of sound and images, computer games, computer-generated animated films, 3D worlds and digital art.

Job and career

As a master of Medialogy from Aalborg University, you will have both analytical and technical skills, making you much sought after for jobs where the ability to evaluate interactive products and analyse data from user experiments is key.

Medialogists work with for instance:

  • Programming
  • Software development
  • 3D design
  • Development of computer programs and -games
  • Animation
  • Virtual reality systems
  • Digital design
  • Test development
  • Project management and media production, typically in the film- or entertainment- and it-industry.

Examples of companies who hire Medialogy graduates:

  • Danske Bank (the largest bank in Denmark)
  • Fujitsu
  • Karnov Group A/S
  • Flickerlab
  • Netcompany
  • Danmarks Radio

Some graduates chose to start their own company, e.g.:

  • BookBites A/S
  • Not Even Entertainment
  • KIGOP IVS

Programme Structure

1st semester

Mandatory:

  • Multivariate Statistics and Pattern Recognition
  • Multimodal Perception and Cognition

Electives (choose one):

  • Advanced A/V Production
  • User Experience Design for Multi-modal Interaction
  • Prototyping and Fabrication Techniques
2nd semester

Mandatory:

  • Foundations in Medialogy

Electives (choose two):

  • Multimedia Programming
  • Modelling Physical Systems
  • Embodied Interaction
  • Narratives in Digital Culture
3rd semester

Electives (choose two):

  • Creative Innovation and Entrepreneurship
  • Research in Medialogy
  • Elective course
4th semester
  • No courses.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Study intensity Full-time
  • Credits
    120 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score: 6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

    Take IELTS test
  • Minimum required score (Grade B2): 160

    The CAE test – or the Cambridge Advanced English – is an exam for applicants who wish to get a Certificate in Advanced English. To receive the Advanced certificate, test-takers must score between 142 and 210 on the Cambridge English: Advanced test. Read more about CAE.

    Note: degree programmes and applications may require a more specific minimum score for admission.

  • Minimum required score: 560

    The TOEFL – or Test OF English as a Foreign Language – offers a paper-based test (PBT). The final, overall PBT score ranges between 310 and 677, and is based on an average taken from the three test components (listening, structure, and reading). The writing part of this test is scored separately on a scale of 0-6. Read more about TOEFL (PBT).

  • Minimum required score: 88

    The TOEFL – or Test Of English as a Foreign Language – offers an internet-based test (iBT). The final, overall iBT score ranges between 0 and 120, and includes a scaled average from the four components (reading, listening, speaking, and writing). Read more about TOEFL (iBT).

Academic Requirements

In order to be accepted at the master's programme in Medialogy at Aalborg University, you need to have abachelor's degree in Medialogy or equivalent.

Applicants with other backgrounds will be assessed individually by the Study Board of Media Technology.

No prior assessments are made. Hence, only actual applications are assessed.

*Please note that the bachelor's programme in Medialogy in Esbjerg is closed for admittance from September 2015. Bachelors in Medialogy from AAU Esbjerg are equally to Medialogy bachelors from Aalborg and Copenhagen qualified to apply for the master's in Medialogy in Aalborg and Copenhagen.

Tuition Fee Per Year

  • EUR 12402 International
  • Free EU/EEA

92,200 DKK

Funding

StudyPortals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.