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Master's Studies

Tallinn University offers the following English-based master’s programmes:

Anthropology Communication Management
Estonian Studies Literature, Visual Culture and Film Studies
International Relations Documentary Film
Human-Computer Interaction Digital Learning Games
Digital Library Learning* JMD Film Arts**
Adult Education for Social Change*** JMD Cinematographer****

Admission for the academic year 2017/2018 is closed. The next admission for academic year 2018/2019 will be opened from January, 2018.

Requirements for the next admission will be announced on our website by the end of December, 2017.

Academic Requirements

Master level (MA) applicants are required to have completed a Bachelor’s degree or the equivalent. At least 60% of the possible maximum results is expected.
A research Master's programme is a training course in advanced work. The candidate learns the basics of research and new techniques under close supervision, and the resulting thesis should make an original contribution to the field of study. MA degree programmes take two years to complete.

Required Documents

Need to be sent by post after filling in the online application form*:

  • Application cover printed from the online application system
  • Copy of a Bachelor’s degree certificate or equivalent + transcript of records (translations are requested if documents are not in English); both copies and translations must be attested by a notary
  • Proof of English Proficiency
  • Copy of the identification page of passport

* The applicant will be given feedback in the online application system after the the required documents have been submitted online.

Can be uploaded to the online application system:

Please also read country specific requirements. Some countries may have different requirements for required documents.

Admission exam:

Minimum programme enrollment threshold: 70 points out of 100.
Please read programme specific requirements.

* Joint master's programme coordinated by University of Parma and Tallinn University. The admission to this programme is coordinated by the University of Parma.

**Joint master's programme coordinated by Tallinn University, Edinburgh Napier University and Universidade Lusófona de Humanidades e Tecnologias. Please see the JMD Film Arts  website for more information and apply directly to our partner institution.

***Joint master's programme between Tallinn University School of Educational Sciences, the University of Glasgow, the University of Malta and the Open University of Cyprus. NB! The admission to this programme is coordinated by the University of Glasgow.

****Joint master's programme coordinated by Tallinn University, the University of Theatre and Film Arts, Budapest, Hungary (SZFE), National Film School at the Institute of Art, Design and Technology, Dun Laoghaire, Dublin, Ireland (IADT). Please see the programme website for more details and apply directly to our partner institution.