MediaAC answers the needs of the evolving fields related to the future and heritage of Media Arts Cultures through internationally advanced teaching in the Media Arts with an innovative combination of pedagogical foci, trans-disciplinary approaches, and critical thinking in connection to the needs of academic and non-academic stakeholders.
Semester 1 focuses on the academic foundations of histories, heritage, archiving and preservation of Media Arts Cultures. Semester 2 involves teaching and project group work in experience design. Between Semesters 2 & 3, a mandatory internship is completed at an Associated Partners of the MediaAC Consortium and an optional Independent Study. Semester 3 focuses on Media Arts theory, curating, gamification and research skills, while semester 4 is dedicated to the Master Thesis.
Online detailed curriculum including individual course decriptions
and learning objectives of each course in the programme.
Semester 1 – University for Continuing Education Krems, Austria
Media Art Histories and Media Cultural Heritage (10 ECTS)
Digital Archiving and Preservation (10 ECTS)
Art and Science Methodologies (5 ECTS)
Transferable Skills 1: Intercultural Problem Solving (5 ECTS)
Semester 2 – Aalborg University, Denmark
Experience Design in Media Art Culture: From Concept to Production (20 ECTS)
Technologies of Experience Design in Media Arts Cultures (5 ECTS)
Transferable Skills 2: Media Arts Case Studies (5 ECTS)
Internship at Associated Partner or within MediaAC network (5 ECTS)
Independent Study Lasalle College of the Arts, Singapore (MediaAC4, MediaAC5, MediaAC6, MediaAC7) (5 ECTS)
Semester 3 – University of Lodz; Poland
New Media Aesthetics (10 ECTS)
Media Arts Management and Curating or Game Culture and Gamification (10 ECTS)
Approaching Interactive Media Art or Research Skills and Methods (5 ECTS)
Semester 3 – City University Hong Kong (MediaAC1, MediaAC2, MediaAC3)
(Media Cultures, Curating Art & Media, Playable Media & Game Studies, Independent Study, Research Skills and Methods) (each 5 ECTS)
Semester 4 – Austria, Denmark, Poland, Singapore
Masters Thesis and oral defence (30 ECTS)
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