Arts and Culture, M.A.

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    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
  • Tuition
    1951
    Tuition (Year)
  • English (take IELTS)
    Language
Leiden University ,
The Master programme in Arts and Culture at Leiden University is unique in the Netherlands for the interdisciplinary range of subjects offered and the diversity of optional tracks.
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About

The Master programme in Arts and Culture at Leiden University is unique in the Netherlands for the interdisciplinary range of subjects offered and the diversity of optional tracks.

The Master of Arts and Culture at Leiden University is personally-tailored and offered within small scale seminars giving you a high degree of contact with lecturers and fellow students. The programme is broad, it covers arts from throughout the world and arts forms, media and disciplines from the past and the present. Our programme enables you to learn about the influence of art on society and to analyse the effect of works of art on their environment. With these skills you will become an attractive employee for a diverse range of employers in the art field and beyond. Museums and collections play an important role within the Master's programme. The arts and culture department collaborates on teaching and research with many academic and cultural institutions nationally and internationally. You will benefit from this international network during and after your Master's degree. * Leiden University's Humanities Faculty was recently ranked 17th in the Times Higher Education worldwide ranking.

Accreditation

Accredited by: NVAO in: Netherlands

Programme Structure

Types of teaching (in year 1):

  • theory: 40%
  • practice: 40%
  • self study: 20%

Programme internationalization:

  • Studying abroad is optional.
  • The percentage of foreign students: 0%
  • The percentage of foreign teachers: 0%
  • The percentage of students abroad: 0%
  • The percentage of teachers abroad: 0%

This programme has a workload of 60 ECTS.

Specialities:

Art and Architecture before 1800:

The MA specialisation Art and Architecture before 1800 at Leiden University is your opportunity to gain in-depth knowledge in the art and architecture that evolved during the years prior to 1800.

Art of the Contemporary World and World Art Studies:

In this specialisation you will be involved with the question of what challenges are offered in the present day by art history.

Design and Decorative Art Studies:

In this specialisation you will study layout and design in a context of the public reception and the significance of objects and interiors.

Museums and Collections:

In the MA specialisation Arts and Culture: Museums and Collections at Leiden University you will learn about the ethical, political and practical dilemmas that affect museums today.

Art and Architecture before 1800:

The Leiden Leadership Programme (LLP) is an honours programme of 15 ECs on top of the regular master's curriculum. The programme consists of training courses, seminars and a practical assignment.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Study intensity Full-time
  • Credits
    60 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
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Academic Requirements

Knowledge minimum: See website www.mastersinleiden.nl/programmes/arts-and-culture/en/introduction

Previous education: A Bachelor's degree in art history is recommend to apply for this Master's degree. However, we also welcome students from other backgrounds, including those with other degrees including BA History, BA Language and Culture, BA Cultural Studies, BA Communication, BA Liberal Arts and BA Museology.

Additional language requirements:

  • Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English: C2
  • IELTS overall band: 7
  • TOEFL paper based: 600
  • TOEFL computer based: 250
  • TOEFL internet based: 100

Tuition Fee Per Year

  • EUR 1951 EU/EEA

Funding

Scholarships / Grants:

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