|Study location||Estonia, Tallin|
|Tuition fee||€2,100 per semester|
|Application fee||€100 one-time|
High school / secondary education (or higher)
Bachelor level (BA) applicants are required to have completed their secondary education and possess university eligibility.
If you are currently studying in your last year of secondary school and do not have your final documents yet, please upload a certificate with your study results and no later than on the 1st of July, your final diploma and transcript of records.
Please see a list of required documents here. For country-specific requirements please see here.
We advise you to apply as soon as possible so that the admission specialists can give you feedback before the application deadline and a chance for you to update your application, if necessary.
Tallinn University does not accept applications submitted by third parties. Applicants must complete and sign the application form themselves.
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English / Estonian.
Finnish secondary education diplomas (Lukion Päättötodistus and Ylioppilastutkintotodistus) are accepted in Finnish.
You must take the original entry qualification documents along with you when you finally go to the university.
All required documents must be uploaded with the application by the application deadline.
Applicants who have successfully passed their entrance exam, may be asked to send their educational documents to Tallinn University by post. Specific instructions will be given by the admission specialists to each applicant individually. Please do not send any documents by post until you have personally been asked to do so.
Whether any documents are required by post can also be determined by examining Tallinn University’s country-specific requirements. which may state, for example, that the applicant’s Transcript of Records must be sent to Tallinn University by the awarding institution or that a document needs to be certified in a particular way.
Only applicants who have completed their previous levels of education or their previous studies fully in English in the United States, Canada, the Commonwealth of Australia, New Zealand, United Kingdom, Switzerland or the EU/EEA countries (attested proof from the previous educational institution required), will be exempted from submitting an international language test as a proof of their English proficiency.
The following tests with scores outlined are accepted:
Tallinn University only accepts English language test scores which have been taken no more than 2 years before the beginning of studies.
Students graduated from International Baccalaureate studies with ENGLISH B Level HL at least grade 6 or ENGLISH A Level with at least grade 5 do not have to prove their English proficiency for B2 level.
NB! Students coming from Finland do not have to prove their language proficiency for B2 level if they have at least “cum laude approbatur” (pitkä oppimäärä) as the result of the English language exam in their matriculation certificate.
Students coming from Latvia do not have to prove their language proficiency for B2 level if the result of their Latvian Secondary Education State Exam in English is at least grade “A” or “B” or corresponds to B2 English proficiency level.
Students coming from Lithuania do not have to prove their language proficiency for B2 level if the result of their Lithuanian Secondary Education State Exam in English is at least 70 points.
At least 2 reference(s) should be provided.
Entrance exam consists of:
*Audiovisual CV is an audiovisual introduction of the candidate. It should convey the candidate’s motivation to study crossmedia. Preferably, it includes candidate’s previous creative work made using new technologies, for instance videos, electronic cards, webpages, animations, 3D design, etc.
The introduction must be in English. It should be made available for the examination committee via web page or via some web platform, like Youtube. If the audiovisual introduction is made in video format, the length should not exceed 3 minutes.
Students with long-term medical conditions may encounter obstacles in higher education. Aiming to provide equal education, students have the opportunity to apply for adjustments based on their condition. Lecturers have the right to give reasonable adjustments, but this is not an obligation. Applicants applying for adjustments to be made during the admission exams due to their physical or psycho-social special need must submit a copy of medical proof of their special need.
Specific requirements for Non-EU applicants:
Citizens of Non-EU/EEA countries are required to pay the first semester’s tuition fee before the beginning of studies.
How can we transfer audiovisual content into new interactive media platforms – computers, smart-phones, games consoles, digital TV, social media? How can we tell stories that integrate all these and other platforms and media into one multifaceted story-scape? How would we cooperate with users to develop our stories further? How do you develop relevant business models for your innovative crossmedia product? These are some of the questions that the new crossmedia production programme addresses.
Media industry is awaiting professionals who are aware of the innovative solutions and can take audiovisual content and stories to new media platforms. Graduates are welcome to continue studies at BFM’s Crossmedia Production MA programme or any other open master’s programme at Tallinn University or abroad.