Crossmedia in Film and Television, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
  • Tuition Fee
    3800 EUR/year
    Tuition fee
    3800 EUR/year
    Tuition fee
  • English (take IELTS)
    Language
Crossmedia in Film and Television programme at Tallinn University combines the areas of media production, storytelling and management, offering both theoretical grounds and exciting practical assignments. Studying Crossmedia in Film and Television means learning how to tell a story that unfolds on many directions where for example a story is introduced as a feature film.

About

If you have questions such as:

  • How can we approach storytelling in innovative ways to meet the expectations of today’s society?
  • How can we make films and TV content that integrate platforms such as printed media, events, mobile media, games and social media?
  • How could we cooperate with audiences to develop our stories further?
  • How do you develop relevant business models for your innovative media?

Then this innovative BA curriculum is for you!

Who are we looking for? Who is this Crossmedia in Film and Television programme from Tallinn University relevant for?

The curriculum is tailored to students that have an interest in audiovisual production, film making, and television as a whole. The ideal student is the one who wants to work in the audiovisual and creative industries of the future where single productions leave space to multimedia experiences.

At Crossmedia for Film and Television we are looking for students that are in love with storytelling and, more specifically, for students that are in love with telling stories from different angles.

Why study with us?

Crossmedia in film and television is a pioneering curriculum that, in recent years, has been matched by only a few other universities in Europe. The specific attention to a multimedia approach to storytelling has given the curriculum its own spot in the international and national scene.

Since its initiation (September 2013) students have participated in a number of national and international festivals, have won both international and national prizes and their projects have been given wide spread attention in the Estonian media.

Furthermore, Baltic Film, Media, Arts and Communication School (BFM) is a multicultural creative environment, where you students are surrounded by international peers and are taught by internationally recognized teaching staff and industry practitioners from many different countries.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    180 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

The curriculum is a well balanced mix of theoretical and practical course aimed at shaping the media and creative industries professionals of the future. The courses range from practical courses such as Transmedia Project, Sound Recording, Writing for Transmedia and Camera Work to theoretical courses such as Introduction to crossmedia environments, Semiotics of multimedia, Media research and Media theories.

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    5.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

    Take IELTS test
  • Minimum required score (Grade C):

    180

    The CAE test – or the Cambridge Advanced English – is an exam for applicants who wish to get a Certificate in Advanced English. To receive the Advanced certificate, test-takers must score between 142 and 210 on the Cambridge English: Advanced test. Read more about CAE.

    Note: degree programmes and applications may require a more specific minimum score for admission.

  • Minimum required score:

    525

    The TOEFL – or Test OF English as a Foreign Language – offers a paper-based test (PBT). The final, overall PBT score ranges between 310 and 677, and is based on an average taken from the three test components (listening, structure, and reading). The writing part of this test is scored separately on a scale of 0-6. Read more about TOEFL (PBT).

  • Minimum required score:

    70

    The TOEFL – or Test Of English as a Foreign Language – offers an internet-based test (iBT). The final, overall iBT score ranges between 0 and 120, and includes a scaled average from the four components (reading, listening, speaking, and writing). Read more about TOEFL (iBT).

Academic Requirements

General Requirements:

  • Completed secondary education and possess university eligibility
  • Proof of English Proficiency

Entrance exams:

  • Audiovisual CV - an audiovisual introduction of the candidate. It should convey the candidate’s motivation to study crossmedia. Preferably, it includes candidate’s previous creative work made using new technologies, for instance videos, electronic cards, webpages,animations, 3D design, etc. The introduction must be in English. It should be made available for the examination committee via web page or via some web platform, like Youtube. If the audiovisual introduction is made in video format, the length should not exceed 3 minutes.
  • Admission exam
  • NB! International applicants who cannot travel to Estonia will be offered a chance to take the entrance exams over the Internet.

    Tuition Fee

    • International

      3800 EUR/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 1900 EUR per semester and a duration of 36 months.
    • EU/EEA

      3800 EUR/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 1900 EUR per semester and a duration of 36 months.

    Living costs for Tallinn

    490 - 800 EUR/month
    Living Costs

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

    Funding

    StudyPortals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.