Audiovisual Media Arts



This study programme is targeted at young people with secondary comprehensive education and those who want to attain a professional qualification in the field of Audiovisual Media Arts related to television, Internet media, cinema and new media. The programme can also be recommended to those already working professionally in the audiovisual field but willing to earn a university degree, obtain new knowledge and develop hands-on skills.


Degree awarded

Bachelor in Audiovisual Media Arts




Until December 31, 2023




160 CP / 240 ETC


Study form


Full time day studies or part time evening studies




Latvian or English


Tuition fee per year


4680 EUR (for citizens of EU, EEA, CIS countries, Georgia, Ukraine)

4920 EUR (other countries)


Programme length


4 years


Programme director

Keitija Grende Keitija Grende
Phone: +371 25410564
 [email protected]




Programme curriculum* 




Business English

Research Work

History and Theory of Art

History of Culture

Psychology of Creative Process

Audiovisual Technologies

Acting Skills

Essentials of Composition

Essentials of Photo Art 

Work of TV and Video Cameraman

Script Development

Music in Communication

Principles of Lighting

Business English 

Essentials of History of Theatre  

History of TV and Cinema

History of Costumes and Fashion 

Technologies of TV Production

Contemporary Media of Arts 

Work of TV and Video Cameraman

TV Directing

TV and Cinema Production

Essentials of TV Journalism

Essentials of Audiovisual Montage 


Sound Directing

Psychology of Advertisement 

Analysis and Criticism of Creative Work 

TV and Cinema Drama

Crises Management 

Management of Art 


Project Management

TV and Cinema Production

Technologies of Cinema 


Aesthetics of Documentary Cinema 

Psychology of Colours 

TV Directing

Directors Work with  Actors 

Cooperation with Stage Designer

Photo Journalism

TV and Video Language Current Events

Development of Undertaking Scenarios

TV Adaptation 

History and Theory of Literature 

Script Development

Television and Cinema Production 

Television Direction

Work of Television and Video Cameraman 

Script Development

Legal Aspects of Intellectual Property

Legal Aspects of Business

Public Relations and Mass Media 

TV and Cinema Production 

Essentials of Computer Graphics

Bachelor Thesis



Second Foreign Language 

Advertisement Design 

TV Programme Management

TV News Journalism

Photo Journalism 

Cinema Technologies

The Development of Creative Imagination

Digital Montage 

Essentials of Video Arts 

Public Address Techniques 

*RISEBA has the right to make adjustments up to 20% of the programme content.

Study methods

RISEBA Bachelor’s programme in Audiovisual Media Arts offers a well-balanced mix of theory, methods and practice in the audiovisual field and supported by the latest technology and advanced equipment. Study courses are taught in Latvian and English. 

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International opportunities

Erasmus+ study mobility

* Any full-time student of the Bachelor's programme in Audiovisual Media Arts who has completed at least one year of study can go to the Erasmus+ exchange programme.

* A student can go to study for 1 or 2 semesters at one of the RISEBA partner universities. The duration of study mobility is 2-12 months.

* The student does not have to pay for the period spent in the study and practice exchange programme abroad, the tuition fee is covered by the partner university, but the student continues to pay the RISEBA tuition fee. For the period spent abroad during the mobility, the student is awarded an Erasmus+ scholarship to cover transport and accommodation costs.

* Erasmus+ Internship Mobility means that a student can do an internship in one of the companies they are interested in in one of the Erasmus+ programme countries. The student receives an Erasmus+ scholarship for this internship period. The duration of the internship mobility is 2-12 months.

Find out more about Erasmus+ and apply here!


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