Film, Television, Photography, and New Media (N8204)
Tyoe of programme: continuing master's programme
Length: 2 years
Level of qualification
Continuing Master's Programme
Specific admission requirements
A precondition for the admissions procedure for the Master,s study programme is graduation from the undergraduate study programme. The purpose of the admissions procedure is to verify the applicant,s ability for further development of his/her talent, theoretical knowledge and professional skills.
No applicant may be exempted from the admissions procedure An audition forms a normal part of the admissions procedure. If the applicant fails to complete it successfully, the admissions procedure for the applicant may be terminated prematurely.
The dean rules on admission of the applicant to a Master,s study programme on the basis of the recommendation of the admissions committee. The final authority in the admissions procedure is the rector. His/her decision is final.
The specific admissions requirements are published on line at the website http://www.famu.cz/pro-zajemce-o-studium.
Electronic student application form: https://prihlaska.amu.cz/apps/kos/prihlaska/.
Specific arrangements for recognition of prior learning
The procedure for recognition at AMU is governed by articles nos. 89 and 90 Act No. 111/1998 Coll. on Universities as amended and AMU Attendance and Examination Regulations (articles 8, 14, 18).
Qualification requirements and regulations
Completion of undergraduate studies in a Bachelor?s study programme.
The Czech educational system is governed by Act No. 111/1998 Coll. on Universities as amended and by the academy?s internal regulations ? AMU Attendance and Examination Regulations.
Profile of the programme
The study programme Film, Television, Photography, and New Media provides room for education, artistic creation and experimentation in the field of film, television, audiovisual recording, photography and new media to talented persons who, besides their own creations, are capable of theoretical reflection on existing practice and its creative transformation.
The foundation of studies is both the development of students' individual talent and theoretical and practical preparation in eleven accredited study fields.
? animation film
? audiovisual studies
? documentary film
? screenwriting and script editing
? film editing
? sound design
? Cinema and Digital Media (FAMU International)
Key learning outcomes
The key goal of the study programme is to lead students in the various fields towards independent creation or towards work as highly qualified experts and leaders in the area of film, television, audiovisual recording, photography and new media. At the Master's level, special emphasis is placed on the development of the personality creatively using innovative and interdisciplinary approaches.
Occupational profiles of graduates with examples
The graduate is an integral artistic personality capable of both concentrated and systematic development of his/her practical skills and talent and of reflection on artistic creation through the acquisition of theoretical knowledge and its creative application. Master's level graduates are expected to demonstrate a high level of ability for innovative and interdisciplinary approaches.
Access to further studies
After graduation and due completion of the Master?s study programme, it is possible to continue with further studies in the Doctoral study programme.
Course structure diagram with credits
Examination regulations, assessment and grading
Studies are assessed by credits and examinations stipulated by the study plans. The student is notified of these through the information system.
The student registers for examinations in the information system.
The student is entitled to a second and third attempt to pass an examination. If neither of those attempts proves successful, the Dean may in exceptional cases permit a fourth attempt, known as the Dean?s Examination. A Dean?s Examination is administered by a commission with the participation of the dean or of a vice-dean appointed by the dean. No repeat of an examination is permitted for the main subjects and for written examinations.
If a student is evaluated with an ?F? or ?credit denied", his/her studies shall be terminated in accordance with § 56 (1)(b) of the Universities Act as amended. The decision is covered by § 68 of the Universities Act as amended. If, for serious reasons, a student is unable appear at an examination, he/she shall excuse him/herself in advance; otherwise he/she shall be regarded as having failed the examination. A student may also arrange with a pedagogue to sit for an examination before the stipulated date.
Credit is an ungraded form of assessment of studies. It is allocated upon fulfilment of obligations 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. It may be practical, written, oral or a combination of the above. For the main subjects, the examinations are usually conducted before the committee.
The examinations are graded on the scale ?A, B, C, D, E, F?
A (excellent work exceeding the relevant criteria),
B (above-average work with a minimum of errors),
C (average work with an acceptable number of errors),
D (acceptable work with a large number of errors),
E (work that meets the minimum requirements),
F (unacceptable work).
Apart from the aforementioned scale, the letter ?X? may also be used in the information system; this indicates that it has been decided not to allocate a grade for the relevant examination date. The evaluation must be registered in the information system within two working days following the examination or the allocation of credit.
Graduation from this study programme follows due completion of a state final examination. This examination is held before an examination committee consisting of professors, associate professors and expert assistants of the faculty, and possibly also invited experts approved by the faculty's artistic council. The conducting of state final examinations and the announcing of results are public.
Students must take the state final examination no later than within two school years of completion of study requirements for the given study plan. A student who has fulfilled the conditions for the relevant study plan, submitted a Bachelor?s thesis with all required formalities and obtained the required number of credits may register for the state final examination. The examination includes an oral defence of the Master?s thesis. The Dean stipulates the content of the state final examination for individual study fields on the basis of the recommendation of the relevant division.
The state final examination is classified with the marks ?A, B, C, D, E, F?. The examination committee decides the overall assessment for the state final examination by a vote taken in private.
Mode of study
Programme director or equivalent
doc. Mgr. VAJCHR Marek
Occupational profile of graduate
Programme director or equivalent
MgA. JECH Pavel