Media Informatics is a special application-oriented variant of computer science. It deals with the computer “as a medium” in all its facets. In addition to mathematics and physics, technical fundamentals and basics of computer science, the studies include courses on media design, media technology, internet languages, interactive systems and computer graphics.
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The design courses in the Bachelor´s programme include the basic modules such as design basics and photo design as well as web design. In the Master´s programme includes interface design and design management. In addition, there are project work with a focus on design and in-depth subjects as well as theses at Bachelor and Master level.
Media computer scientists are the link between computer science, media conception and design. They are proficient in the development and application of software to create images, texts and audiovisual media. The Bachelor´s programme in Media Informatics provides in-depth knowledge in applied computer science as well as in the design and technology of computer-based media. This qualifies media computer scientists for the development of sophisticated and modern computer applications in an industry that is constantly evolving.
The Master´s programme in Media Informatics deals with applications in the field of electronic media and the design of human-computer interfaces.
Today, however, the field of “Media” is no longer limited to a specific sector, but the handling of so-called new media, above all multimedia products, computer games, the Internet and the surfaces of many computer-supported applications – is finding its way into practically all sectors of our economy as a cross-sectional technology.
The Bachelor Courses
Media computer scientists are the link between computer science, media conception and design.
Design Basics (DSG)
The students gain basic knowledge in composition, layout and typography. The aim is to create a fundamental artistic sensibility and a basic competence in design, composition as well as typography.
Web Design (WED)
Students achieve design expertise and project management competence in web design. In theory, concepts and creative approaches are presented and deepened in practical design work.
Photo Design (BGS)
Students acquire basic knowledge in image creation, composition and image usage. Theoretically, concepts and possibilities for creative work with pictures are presented and deepened in practical design work.
The Master Courses
The Master's programme in Media Informatics deals with applications in the field of electronic media and the design of human-computer interfaces.
Design Management (DSM)
The module Design Management is a design-scientific advanced module. Students gain the knowledge and understanding of how design processes work in a corporate context. They will be able to professionally plan, calculate, structure and present their design projects in corporate practice and as freelancers.
Media- and Interfacedesign (VMID)
Students will be able to independently assess, select and apply methods, procedures and tools for creating a more complex application of media informatics.