Bachelor

Film & Motion Design

  • Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)

  • 7 Semesters
  • on campus
  • 210 ECTS
  • €650/Month
  • 1st English intake: Oct 21 | in accreditation
  • Full time

Telling stories and creating cinematic designs. Producing spots, short films and animations. Study B.A. Film & Motion Design in Berlin and learn how to direct, revise and post-produce movies and transport them to the big screen.

  • German / English
  • summer and winter semester

Your studies | B.A. Film & Motion Design
Designing and producing films

Our B.A. Film & Motion programme is your ticket io the movie industry. Learn how to write scripts and produce films from idea to screening. We will teach you camera and editing skills, storytelling, directing, post-production and digital techniques as well as 2D and 3D visualisation.

In addition to film theory, dramaturgy, lighting and sound technology, your curriculum will include innovative narrative approaches as well as interactive campaigns, short films, music clips and commercials for the big screen.

Motion design is the movie industry's biggest field of innovation. Combined with traditional film formats, it makes for a unique study programme that teaches professional skills in directing, camera techniques, editing or post-production.

B.A. Film & Motion Design
Your career perspectives

The B.A. Film & Motion Design focuses on film and cinematic commissions for the communication industry. The Berlin School of Design and Communication provides you with the latest hardware and software for your film projects. Large studios, a film and motion studio, 4K camera technology, editing and post-production workstations, lighting and sound equipment help you realise your cinematic ideas.

As an expert in audiovisual design, you are a sought-after expert in film production companies, in advertising agencies, communication agencies and TV stations.

Possible careers include:

  • Motion designer
  • Director
  • Creative producer
  • Cinematographer
  • Cutter
  • TV designer

In addition, the internationally-recognised Bachelor of Arts degree gives you access to numerous postgraduate and Master's programmes at home and abroad.

Films by our students

information day Try B.A. | trial day | Berlin School of Design and Communication & Berlin School of Popular Arts

Test our Bachelor’s programmes during our trial study day. Learn more about our courses and get to know our professors in a number of workshops. Your study advisors will be there to answer all your questions.

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Modules B.A. Film & Motion Design Your curriculum

7 Semester 210 ECTS
1. Semester

  • Dramaturgy and Directing I 5
  • Basics of Design I 5
  • Basics of Design II 5
  • Design/Communication Studies 5
  • Media Lab Photography 5
  • Elective 5
2. Semester

  • Film Studies 5
  • Motion Design I 5
  • Sound Design 5
  • Design/Communication Studies 5
  • Media Lab Film 5
  • Elective 5
3. Semester

  • Communication Strategy 5
  • Dramaturgy and Directing II 5
  • Sound und Motion 5
  • Research and Aesthetics I 5
  • Camera Technology 5
  • Elective 5
4. Semester

  • Film Production I 5
  • Motion Design II 5
  • SRH Elective 5
  • SRH Lab 5
  • Project-based Work 5
  • Elective 5
5. Semester

  • Internship 20
  • Project Film + Motion Design 10
6. Semester

  • Integrated Production I 5
  • Motion Design III 5
  • Academic Colloquium 5
  • Research and Aesthetics II 5
  • Film Production II 5
  • Elective 5
7. Semester

  • Integrated Production II 5
  • Innovative Feature/Report 5
  • Entrepreneurship / Media Law / Job Application 5
  • Writing Workshop Film & Motion Design 5
  • Bachelor's Thesis 5

Admission requirements
Our requirements

Admission requirements vary according to the educational background and citizenship of all applicants. Our admission requirements are in accordance with German legal stipulations. 

The basic requirements are:

  • General higher education entrance qualification (Abitur) or university of applied sciences entrance qualification (Fachhochschulreife)
  • Portfolio with about 2 - 3 works from the cinematic field (e.g. script, scenic sketches, storyboard or links to finished works on Vimeo or Youtube).
  • Proof of English language proficiency
  • CV
  • Copy of your identity card or passport

Please find our English language requirements here:

  • Duolingo 95 Pts
  • TOEFL 87 ibt (direct entry)
  • TOEFL 79 - 86 ibt (with additional agreement)
  • TOEIC 785 (Listening/Reading 785, Speaking 160, Writing 150)
  • IELTS (academic) 6.5 average - please see Language Centre guidelines if results differ
  • CAE (grade A, B, or C)
  • CPE (grade A, B or C)
  • FCE (grade A, B or C)
  • Pearson English Test Academic (PTE-A) 59 points

Fees and Funding
Your tuition fees

As a state-recognised, private university, SRH Berlin University of Applied Sciences is financed by tuition fees. This revenue goes towards equipping our campus, providing services for our students, and quality assurance. In this way we ensure that you receive the best possible education under optimal study conditions.

Tuition fees

  • €650 / month (Citizenship EU/EEA incl. Switzerland, Western Balkans)
  • €4,500 / semester (Citizenship Non-EU/Non-EEA)

Enrolment Fee

  • €500 (Citizenship EU/EEA incl. Western Balkans, Switzerland)
  • €900 (Citizenship Non-EU/Non-EEA)

Funding

Information on financing options & scholarships can be found here.

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Application process and deadlines

We are happy to welcome you to our university. This is our application process:

  1. You submit your online application via the SRH application portal
  2. If you meet the admission requirements, we will invite you to a personal/phone interview
  3. If the interview is successful, you will receive an acceptance letter and the study contract
  4. You sign the study contract and send it back to us
  5. You pay the enrolment fee (all students) and – if you are a Non-EU/Non-EEA student - the 3-month deposit
  6. You receive your letter of admission
  7. You take part in our Orientation Week and then you are good to go!

Get started now Your path into the future

  • You will take part in a step-by-step learning experience
  • You will study in practice-oriented tasks in small teams
  • You can concentrate on what's important in 5-week-blocks
  • You will receive individual support from your lecturers
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