Courses and People
Curriculum consists of 5 study modules.
First module (30 ECTS) is dedicated to general subjects, which include courses on project management, startup entrepreneurship, working in multicultural teams and subjects relating to cross-media technology and audiovisual culture.
Second module (30 ECTS) is your speciality module. You will team up with your fellow students for creative-practical practice “Sound and visual arts project”. This module lets you develops skills in your speciality – whether you choose visual or sound technology. You can focus on music mixing and mastering or graphic and motion design. Depending on your previous experience, students are divided into two specialisations and go in-depth with sound or lightning design and system design for both specialites.
Third module (20 ECTS) is speciality practice. It can be pursued based on your individual study path and interests. We offer a wide variety of practice opportunities in Estonia and abroad. Speciality practice will take place during the third semester of studies.
Fourth module (6 ECTS) includes free elective subjects. You can choose from any of the available subjects taught in Tartu University or other universities in Estonia.
Fifth module (34 ECTS) is the master thesis module. It includes a supervisor’s seminar (4 ECTS) and the choice between defending a theoretical master thesis or conducting a master project.
The full curriculum is available on the University of Tartu Study Information System.
- Janar Paeglis
- Christoph Schulz
- José Diogo Neves (CV)
- Tiit Kikas
- Taavet Jansen
- Eve Komissarov
- Margus Vaigur (in Estonian)
The programme also brings in international specialists and lecturers who share their expertise during crash courses, short research trips and extended teaching periods. We have been honored to receive Fulbright scholarships in both the Music and Performing Arts departments.