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M.Sc. in Media Informatics

Credit Requirements

An average semester load is 30 credits. Hence the programme is intended to be 4 semesters:

4 x 30 = 120 credits

total 120
Courses of CCT, MMT, MMUI 58
Lab Work 20
Communication Skills 12
Master's Thesis 30
Area Credits
Computer and Communication Technology (CCT) min. 20
-- Course: Data Communication and Internet Technology min. 6
-- Course: Object-Oriented Software Construction min. 6
Multimedia Technology (MMT) min. 20
-- Course: Computer Graphics min. 6
Multimedia Use and Impact (MMUI) min. 10
-- Course: Designing Interactive Systems min. 6
min. 58 in total from the 3 areas above incl. the mandatory courses
Lab Work total 20
Fraunhofer Lab 18
Other Lab 10
Total 20 credits are needed, which means two labs with 10 credits each
Communication Skills total 12
Technical Writing 4
Seminar 4
German course (Native German speakers have to do another seminar instead) 4

Credits for Lectures, Seminars and Labs

Credits are given for lectures, seminars and labs after a sucessful examination according to the European Credit Transfer System ECTS. 

For a lecture with excercises you get lecture hours x 2 credit points, for a lecture without excercises you get lecture hours x 1,5 credit points, for a seminar or a lab you get seminar/lab hours x 2 credit points.In the following list you see typical lectures at our department and the credit points you can get for attending them successfully.

  • V4/Ü2 : 4 hours of lecture + 2 hours of excercises (4 x 2 = 8 credits)
  • V3/Ü1 : 3 hours of lecture + 1 hours of exercises (3 x 2 = 6 credits)
  • V2/Ü1 : 2 hours of lecture + 1 hours of exercises (2 x 2 = 4 credits)
  • V2 : 2 hours of lecture without exercises (2 x 1,5 = 3 credits)
  • S2 : 2 hours of seminar (2 x 2 = 4 credits)
  • P5 : 5 hours of lab work (5 x 2 = 10 credits)
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