Master's program 2020 / 2022 Digital Cultures and Media Production
In years 2020–2022, there are 16 government-subsidized places (+ full-fee places) allocated for the program. The tuition fee for full-fee places amounts for 275 000 rubles per year.
Due to the pandemic, this year the admission interviews will be held in an online format.
Portfolio should be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org by the 5th of August.
Admission tests dates
Test: 10th and 11th of August, 11:00 (GMT+5)
Interview: 12th and 13th of August, 11:00 (GMT+5)
Extra day (state-funded tuition): 14th of August, 11:00 (GMT+5)
Extra day (full-fee places): 27th of August, 11:00 (GMT+5)
The interview is divided into 2 parts:
(a) The applicant is given a work of audiovisual culture (a shot, a photo, a painting…) to describe in English and answer some questions on.
Evaluation criteria: English proficiency level.
(b) Discussion in Russian
— What attracts you to a career in visual media?
— Where do you see yourself within the contemporary media landscape?
— What do you think the media landscape is going to be like in 10 years?
— What would you personally like to change in it? What to contribute? What to withdraw?
Evaluation criteria: engagement, foresight, communication skills, reflection.
(02) Portfolio competition
Original creative product. It can be photo or video material (up to 5 minutes long), or text, supplemented by illustrations (photo, video), etc. The applicants can submit material to the competition prepared earlier for other projects, or create a new product.
Evaluation criteria: originality, ability to express an idea (a command of different ways to deliver information), audiovisual expressiveness.
The portfolio should include CV, diplomas and certificates; in the CV, specific software knowledge, proficiency in foreign languages and other skills should be mentioned.
A multiple-choice test on consistent thinking and comprehension of texts on media and digital culture.