SRH Berlin University of Applied Sciences

Film, Television and Digital Narratives

  • Master of Arts (M.A.)
  • 4 Semesters
  • on campus
  • 120 ECTS
  • €790/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

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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Testimonial Our student Zara Vanwynsbeghe

In the video, Zara talks about her career, her experiences, her passion for film and her "Film, Television and Digital Narratives" studies at SRH Berlin.

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Your curriculum

4 Semester 120 ECTS
1. Semester
  • Introduction Film, TV and Digital Narratives

  • Writing Film, TV & Digital Narratives I

  • Directing Film + TV I

  • Audiovisual Narratives and Social Media

  • Film History and Film Theory

  • Production Pool I

2. Semester
  • Film Formats & Budgeting

  • Writing Film, TV & Digital Narratives II

  • Directing Film + TV II

  • Internship Film, TV and Digital Narratives

  • Film Analysis I

  • Production Pool II

3. Semester
  • Audience, Marketing and Media

  • Writing Film, TV and Digital Narratives III

  • Directing Film + TV III

  • Film Analysis II

  • Production Pool III

  • Preparation Master Project

4. Semester
  • Master's Project Film, TV and Digital Narratives

  • Master's Thesis Film, TV and Digital Narratives


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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 have the degree certificate yet, you can also submit it before you start your studies.
  • 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)
  • Bullet point list with 5 favourite films and series (no details)
  • Secondary School 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:

  • 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 on average - please see Language Centre guidelines if results differ
  • CAE (grade A, B, or C)
  • CPE (grade A, B or C)
  • Pearson English Test Academic (PTE-A) 59 points
  • Linguaskill: 176 - 184 (CES) - all four skills required
  • Duolingo 110 points

Fees and Funding Your tuition fees

As a state-recognised, private university, the 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

  • citizenship | EU/EEA (incl. Switzerland, Western Balkans and Ukraine): EUR 790 / month
  • citizenship | Non-EU/EEA: EUR 5700 / semester

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

An additional enrolment fee of EUR 750 (EU/EEA) / EUR 1000 (non-EU/EEA) is to be paid once. More information about our fees.


Please find more information on our Financing your studies page. Our Study Advisors are happy to answer any questions you may have.

Apply now Application process and deadlines

Please find the Application and Late Arrival deadlines here.

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
  • 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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