Design and Mediafull time

  • Master of Arts


  • 2 semesters

    Standard period of study (amount)

  • Hannover


  • April 2025 (Germans and inhabitants)

    March 2025 (EU), March 2025 (Non-EU)

Overview and admission

Study Type


Admission semester

Winter Semester only

Area of study
  • Industrial Design, Product Design
  • Communication Design

Creativity techniques, Communication, Sociology/Psychology, Marketing/Social Research, Art and Design Discourse, Design Theory, Technology Development, Project and Self-management, Design Law

Target group

Graduates of the eight-semester bachelor's degree courses in Product Design, Fashion, Interior Architecture, Communication Design, Stage/Set Design - Costume, but it is also open to applicants from related Diploma and Bachelor's degrees in design, graduates of seven semester degree courses may also be admitted based on special qualifications.

Admission modus

selection by the HEI

Admission requirements (Link)

Admission requirements

a) successful completion of an academic degree in a Design discipline - 240 CP or b) applicants whose academic degree comprises fewer than 240 credits, if they can provide evidence of creditable achievements (e.g. vocational training, relevant professional experience of at least four months or additional academic studies/training). In addition, the university can agree with the student to make up credits in a learning agreement after the crediting of missing credits. In case of missing CP of max. 30 CP, application can be made if the Bachelor's degree or equivalent is obtained by 31/03 at the latest. - Applications must include a synopsis, letter of motivation, portfolio of current work, curriculum vitae, if available evidence of language proficiency, practical experience/job references, portfolio of stays abroad and a proposal for the Master's thesis topic.

Lecture period
  • 01.03.2023 - 08.07.2023
  • 23.09.2024 - 31.01.2025

Application deadlines

Winter semester (2024/2025)
  • Deadlines for International Students from the European Union

    01.01.2025 - 15.03.2025

  • Deadlines for international students from countries that are not members of the European Union

    01.01.2025 - 15.03.2025

  • Application deadline for Germans and inhabitants

    01.03.2025 - 30.04.2025

  • Enrollment deadline for Germans and foreign students

    15.07.2024 (Universitywide deadline)

    As per letter of acceptance

Tuition fee


440.00 EUR / semester

Fees (Link)

Languages of instruction

Main language


Further study programmes

  • University of Applied Sciences and Arts in HannoverAdministrative Computer Science
    • Bachelor
    • 7 semesters
    • full time
    • Hannover
    • July 2024 (Germans and inhabitants)
    • 2 days left (EU)
    • 2 days left (Non-EU)

    More about Administrative Computer Science

  • University of Applied Sciences and Arts in HannoverApplied Mathematics and Data Science
    • Bachelor
    • 7 semesters
    • part time, full time
    • Hannover
    • September 2024 (Germans and inhabitants)
    • July 2024 (EU)
    • July 2024 (Non-EU)

    More about Applied Mathematics and Data Science

  • University of Applied Sciences and Arts in HannoverBanking and Insurance Industries
    • Bachelor
    • 3 semesters
    • part time degree programmes for professionals, dual system
    • Hannover
    • July 2024 (Germans and inhabitants)
    • 2 days left (EU)
    • November 2024 (Non-EU)

    More about Banking and Insurance Industries

  • University of Applied Sciences and Arts in HannoverBusiness Administration
    • Bachelor
    • 7 semesters
    • international course, full time
    • Hannover
    • July 2024 (Germans and inhabitants)
    • 2 days left (EU)
    • November 2024 (Non-EU)

    More about Business Administration

These data have been kindly made available to the DAAD by the German Rectors' Conference.

DAAD - Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst - German Academic Exchange Service