Film, Television and Digital Narratives

  • Master of Arts (M.A.)
  • 4 Semesters
  • on campus
  • 120 ECTS
  • €800/Month
  • Full time

Writing series, producing feature films, designing TV formats, editing films - the world of film and television is large and growing dynamically. With the M.A. Film, Television & Digital Narratives programme, you'll secure your place in the industry.

  • English
  • summer and winter semester
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Your course content
What you will learn

In the Film, Television and Digital Narratives Master's programme, you will focus on screenwriting, directing and producing. In two years, you will learn to write, direct and produce a variety of formats including short films, television series and feature films, documentaries and commercials. You will analyse and discuss the history and theory of film and television and you will write, direct and produce audiovisual formats in an international environment.

Your career prospects
Our innovative approach that pays off

After completing the MA Film, Television and Digital Narratives, you will be able to write, produce, direct or post-produce film productions - for a wide range of target groups, in collaboration with all the actors involved, locally and internationally.

As a graduate, doors will open up for you in the film and television industry, where you can work as:

  • Producer
  • Director
  • Screenwriter and editor
  • Project manager
  • Curator for film and television companies, television stations and institutions

This state-recognised Master's degree also prepares students for doctoral or PhD studies, which opens the way to an academic career in teaching and research.


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Your curriculum

4 Semester 120 ECTS
1. Semester
  • Introduction Film, TV and Digital Narratives 5
  • Writing Film, TV & Digital Narratives I 5
  • Directing Film + TV I 5
  • Audiovisual Narratives and Social Media 5
  • Film History and Film Theory 5
  • Production Pool I 5
2. Semester
  • Film Formats & Budgeting 5
  • Writing Film, TV & Digital Narratives II 5
  • Directing Film + TV II 5
  • Internship Film, TV and Digital Narratives 5
  • Film Analysis I 5
  • Production Pool II 5
3. Semester
  • Audience, Marketing and Media 5
  • Writing Film, TV and Digital Narratives III 5
  • Directing Film + TV III 5
  • Film Analysis II 5
  • Production Pool III 5
  • Preparation Master Project 5
4. Semester
  • Master's Project Film, TV and Digital Narratives 15
  • Master's Thesis Film, TV and Digital Narratives 15

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We support you

Full-Flex Offer | For international students only

Are you worried that Covid-19 might affect your academic future? Are you facing visa delays and travel restrictions? Take advantage of our offer to start your studies in October 2021 in a virtual format and receive a reward!

Admission requirements
Our requirements

To submit your application, you will need the following:

  • Bachelor's degree  - please submit your degree certificate and your transcript of records. (If you do not yet have the degree certificate, you can also submit it later).
  • 2-3 pieces of film work (film, screenplay/exposé for a screenplay or film analysis, links to films can be integrated in a pdf file)
  • uncommented list with 5 favourite films and series
  • school-leaving certificate
  • proof of English language proficiency
  • letter of motivation
  • curriculum vitae
  • copy of your passport/ID

These are the English requirements you should bring along:

  • Pearson English Test Academic (PTE-A) 59 points
  • Duolingo 95 Pts
  • TOEFL 87 ibt (direct recording)
  • TOEFL 79 - 86 ibt (with additional agreement)
  • TOEIC 785 (Listening/Reading 785, Speaking 160, Writing 150)
  • IELTS (academic) 6.5 average - deviations from this rule are governed by the current version of the Language Centre's guidelines
  • CAE (grade A, B, or C)
  • CPE (grade A, B or C)
  • FCE (grade A, B or C)
  • Linguaskill: 176 - 184 (CES) - all four skills required

You don't feel prepared yet? More information about the Academic English Preparation Course.

Fees and Funding
Your tuition fees

As a state-recognised, private university, the SRH Berlin University 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

  • citizenship | EU/EEA (incl. Switzerland, Western Balkans): EUR 800 / month
  • citizenship | Non-EU/EEA: EUR 5400 / semester

The monthly/semester tuition fees remain the same for the entire duration of the study programme. 

An additional enrolment fee of EUR 500 (EU/EEA) / EUR 900 (non-EU/EEA) is to be paid once at the start of the programme.

Our Student Advisory Service will be happy to answer any questions you may have.

You can finance your studies through BAföG, student loans, education funds and scholarships. The possibilities vary according to nationality. You can find more information under Financing your studies.


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Application process and deadlines

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

  • You submit your online application via the SRH Application Portal
  • If you meet the admission requirements, we will invite you to a personal/phone interview
  • If the interview is successful, you will receive an acceptance letter and the study contract
  • You sign the study contract and send it back to us
  • You pay the enrolment fee (all students) and – if you are a non-EU/non-EEA student - the 3-month deposit
  • You receive your letter of admission
  • You take part in our Welcome 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 small teams through practice-oriented tasks
  • You can concentrate on what is important in 5-week blocks
  • You will receive individual support from your lecturers
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