Master’s degree programme Communication, Media, Sound and Interaction Design
Study track of the Master degree programme in Communication, Media, Sound and Interaction Design
Visualizing information with impact: Communication designers conceptualize and design the conveyance of content using the most diverse analog and digital media. The study program focuses on topics such as brand identity, editorial design, typography, print & digital production, campaigning strategies and visual aesthetics.
Designing relations and experiences: Interaction Designers create digital and analog interfaces between people and their environments. In a human-centered approach they define how interfaces are used. The study focuses on topics such as digital product design, user experience design, service design, mobile design, game design and VR/AR/XR design. It is centered around practice-oriented tasks, from their holistic conception to their prototypical application and evaluation.
Creating digital narratives: Media designers create narratives for media channels in the field of time-based media. Storytelling is the core of their work – it is the substance that comes to life in the various media that Media designers work with: video and film, motion graphics, 2D and 3D animation as well as 360° visualization. They blend real scenes and virtual elements and thus create immersive and augmented experience zones.
The designing of and with sound forms the core of this interuniversity course. You will develop detailed knowledge of the artistic design knowledge of the artistic design, media-enabled preparation and technical processing of sound as well as semantic and psychoacoustic perception. Sound designers create and edit sounds for movies and computer games, audio logos and brand jingles. They make data audible and optimize products’ sound. In joint cooperation with the Graz University of Music and Performing Arts, the students also deal with the acoustic environment, soundscapes and sound ecology.