Sound in New Media – Art and Media, Master of Arts (Art and Design)

Study Programme Details
City: Otaniemi
Country: Finland
Admission Sessions: Autumn Session
Study Format: Full Time
Mode of Study: Fully on Site

Programme Type

Master's degree


24 Months

Scholarship Available




About this Study Course

Immerse yourself in the captivating world of Sound in New Media with our Master of Arts (Art and Design) program. This major is designed to delve into the realm of emerging digital technology and its profound impact on society, exploring possibilities for acoustic communication, sonic interaction, and new interfaces for musical expression. As a student, you’ll grapple with the challenges it presents to art, design, and creative production in the auditory domain. Join us to unlock the potential of digital sound and music in the context of art and design.



Our Major in Sound in New Media seeks to unravel the complexities of emerging digital technology and its resonance in society. Explore the vast potential it offers for acoustic communication, sonic interaction, and innovative musical interfaces. Delve into the intricacies of art, design, and creative production within the auditory domain. Additionally, this major fosters artistic and design thinking, enhancing the appeal and communicative aesthetics of applied sound and music. Join us on a journey of discovery and creativity where digital sound meets artistic expression.


Admission Requirements

  • The bachelor’s degree must be equivalent to 180 ECTS credits or three years of full-time study.
  • The degree must give eligibility to apply for master’s degree studies at university in the awarding country.
    IELTS Academic: overall score 6.5, and writing score 5.5.
  • TOEFL iBT (Internet-based Test): 92, and 22 for Writing
  • Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE A): 62, and 54 for Writing

The education is project-oriented, combining practice with theory, hands-on with minds-on. The course modules emphasise interdisciplinary and collaboration, while individual skills are developed in intensive workshops, and through tutored studio work. Each student creates a Personal Study Plan (PSP), which defines their own study path, consisting of optimal selection of courses aligned with the student’s interests and the degree requirements of the major.

For non-EU/EEA citizens, €15000/y

Future Career Outcomes

Graduates emerge as versatile professionals ready to shape the auditory landscape in diverse creative industries. Future career outcomes include leadership roles in sound design, audiovisual art, interactive media development, music production, and acoustic consultancy. Contribute to the evolving field of Sound in New Media, where innovation meets artistic expression.


Visa Requirements:

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