42 months
9000 EUR/year
7800 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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Telling stories and creating cinematic designs. Producing spots, short films and animations. Study Film and Motion Design at SRH Berlin University of Applied Sciences and learn how to direct, revise and post-produce movies and transport them to the big screen.

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Your Programme | B.A. Film & Motion Design

The Film and Motion Design programme at SRH Berlin University of Applied Sciences  is your ticket io the movie industry. Learn how to write scripts and produce films from idea to screening. We will teach you camera and editing skills, storytelling, directing, post-production and digital techniques as well as 2D and 3D visualisation.

In addition to film theory, dramaturgy, lighting and sound technology, your curriculum will include innovative narrative approaches as well as interactive campaigns, short films, music clips and commercials for the big screen.

Motion design is the movie industry's biggest field of innovation. Combined with traditional film formats, it makes for a unique study programme that teaches professional skills in directing, camera techniques, editing or post-production.

Your Career

The B.A. Film & Motion Design focuses on film and cinematic commissions for the communication industry. The Berlin School of Design and Communication provides you with the latest hardware and software for your film projects. Large studios, a film and motion studio, 4K camera technology, editing and post-production workstations, lighting and sound equipment help you realise your cinematic ideas.

As an expert in audiovisual design, you are a sought-after expert in film production companies, in advertising agencies, communication agencies and TV stations.

Possible careers include:

  • Motion designer
  • Director
  • Creative producer
  • Cinematographer
  • Cutter
  • TV designer

In addition, the internationally-recognised Bachelor of Arts degree gives you access to numerous postgraduate and Master's programmes at home and abroad.

Programme Structure

Your Curriculum

1st semester

  • Dramaturgy and Directing I
  • Basics of Design I
  • Basics of Design II
  • Design/Communication Studies
  • Media Lab Photography
  • Elective

2nd semester

  • Film Studies
  • Motion Design I
  • Sound Design
  • Design/Communication Studies
  • Media Lab Film
  • Elective

3rd semester

  • Communication Strategy
  • Dramaturgy and Directing II
  • Sound and Motion
  • Research and Aesthetics I
  • Camera Technology
  • Elective

4th semester

  • Film Production I
  • Motion Design II
  • SRH Elective
  • SRH Lab
  • Project-based Work
  • Elective

5th semester

  • Internship
  • Project Film + Motion Design

6th semester

  • Integrated Production I
  • Motion Design III
  • Academic Colloquium
  • Research and Aesthetics II
  • Film Production II
  • Elective

7th semester

  • Integrated Production II
  • Innovative Feature/Report
  • Entrepreneurship / Media Law / Job Application
  • Writing Workshop Film & Motion Design
  • Bachelor's Thesis

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 42 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Non-EU applicants: Please apply at least 3-4 months before the start of the programme to have enough time for visa and travel arrangements.


210 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • General higher education entrance qualification (Abitur) or university of applied sciences entrance qualification (Fachhochschulreife)
  • Portfolio with about 2 - 3 works from the cinematic field (e.g. script, scenic sketches, storyboard or links to finished works on Vimeo or YouTube).
  • Proof of English language proficiency
  • CV
  • Copy of your identity card or passport

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    9000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4500 EUR per semester during 42 months.
  • EU/EEA

    7800 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3900 EUR per semester during 42 months.

Living costs for Berlin

836 - 1340 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Please contact us for more information: studyinberlin@srh.de

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