MOME - Moholy Nagy Művészeti Egyetem


Media Design BA
6 semesters
180 credits

Course director: János Szirtes

The programme was developed in response to contemporary trends and market expectations from video specialisation course which has a 20 year old past at our university. The aim of the programme is to offer practical skills and a theoretical background for students wishing to be employed in the fields of audiovisual communication, more precisely, in media communication, as well as to prepare students for the master programme. BA graduates are expected to become audiovisual designers who regard the diverse media interfaces not only as mere visual riddles to solve but are capable of thinking in communication and information structures, acting and drawing benefit from working in a team. As participants in market, research and art projects, our graduates have a high level of employability and are able to act as bridges spanning over the various professional areas; think in interdisciplinary models and create the audiovisual representation of these models.The curriculum of Media Design BA contentrates on contemporary audiovisual issues, social audiovisual communication, filming, digital imaging, interactive programming and in general, the field of the new media in terms of both practice and theory.

Course list


Electronic Imaging (studies on coloring and lighting) 1
Contemporary Visual Communication 1
Chronological Art History
Media Design 1
Proseminar: Introduction to Theoretical Studies
Software Basics
Visual Studies 1


Physical Computing 1
Contemporary Visual Communication 2
Media Design 2
Project Description
Typography 1
Visual Studies 2


Information Architecture 1
Communication-based Contemporary Arts 1
Sound Design 1
Media Design 3
Programming Basics
Visual Studies 3


Communication-based Contemporary Arts 2
Media Design 4
Psychological Concerns of New Technologies
Visual Studies 4


Methods of Cultural Studies 1

Scenery 1

Media Design 5


Scenery 2
Media Design 6

*Besides the compulsary subjects, the completion of a number of alternative subjects (theoretical studies, speciality subjects) and free elective subjects, specified in the syllabuses, are necessary for completing the training.