master's programme qualification
General information about admission process
In the admissions process, the candidate?s talent prerequisites are evaluated on the basis of submitted authored film works in which the candidate demonstrates his/her creative qualities as the author of an edited composition, and the Bachelor?s theoretical work or a theoretical work of a commensurate length and level. A further prerequisite for admission to the Master?s programme is the candidate?s ability to organise with foresight his/her course and objective, which is assessed on the basis of the presented Master?s programme project.
Specific arrangements for recognition of prior learning
The programme does not have any specific requirements for the recognition of prior learning.
The procedure for recognition at AMU is governed by Articles 89 and 90 of the Act on Higher Education Institutions No. 111/1998 Coll., as amended, and by the AMU Attendance and Examination Regulations (Articles 8, 14, 18).
Qualification requirements and regulations
Required qualifications: Completed university education in a Bachelor?s programme in the field of Editing.
Regulations: The Czech education system is governed by the Act on Higher Education Institutions, as amended (Act No. 111/1998 Coll.), and by the internal regulations of the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague.
Field of study characterization
The Master?s programme is intended in particular for excellent graduates of the Bachelor?s programme. A graduate of the Master?s programme in Editing at FAMU can operate advanced technology in the field, has mastered the grammar and aesthetics of audio-visual expressive means at a high level in both the visual and sound components, and is able to make creative technical and productive use of them. He/she has acquired wide knowledge in the artistic and social sciences, including a broad cultural overview. He/she is capable of participating in the formulation and shaping of professional procedures and standards in the field.
Key learning outcomes
The Master?s programme graduate is prepared to become a key creative partner of the director, capable of providing creative solutions for the component variants of the visual and sound composition, as well as for the overall dramaturgy of the work. According to the character of the specific work and the director?s personality, the graduate is able to work creatively within the scope of current technical and technological procedures, and to react actively to the current technological developments and the theoretical discussion in the field.
Occupational profiles of graduates with examples
The graduate is capable of working in particular in the position main editor in cooperation with the director, and in the areas of both film and television.
Access to further studies
The doctoral programme in the field of Theory of Film and Multimedia Production.
Examination regulations, assessment and grading
Studies are assessed by credits and examinations stipulated by study plans. The student is informed of these through the information system.
The student registers for examinations using the information system, and is entitled to a second and third attempt to pass an examination. If neither of these attempts proves successful, the Dean may in exceptional cases permit a fourth attempt (administered by a commission). It is not permitted to repeat an examination for the main subjects or to repeat written examinations.
The credit is an ungraded form of assessment of studies. It is allocated upon fulfilment of requirements stipulated for individual subjects and is recorded in the information system with the word ?Credited? (Z). An examination is a graded form of assessment of studies, which tests knowledge and level of creativity in the relevant subject. In the main subjects, examinations are administered by a commission. An examination may be practical, written, oral, or involve a combination of these methods. Examinations are graded on the scale ?A, B, C, D, E, F?.
The student fulfils the requirements set by the study plan.
The student passes the final state examination:
Absolventský film / Master?s Graduate Film
Magisterské praktické práce / Master?s Practical Works
Technologie / Technology
Teorie střihové skladby / Theory of Film Editing Syntax
Mode of study
Qualification director or equivalent