Arts and Culture: Art Studies (research MA), M.A.

  • N/A
    Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
  • 10450
    Tuition (Year)
    1984
    Tuition (Year)
  • English
    Language
  • Overview
  • Programme outline
  • Key facts
  • Admission requirements
  • Fees and funding

About

The two-year Research Master's programme Art Studies lets you dig deeper into the part of the (art)world where your interests lie. It is an intensive scientific programme.

The two year Research programme Art Studies gives you the freedom to follow your own line of study.The programme Art Studies comprises two specialisations: Artistic Research; Golden Age Studies. Students submit a research proposal before the start of the programme. This, along with discussions with the programme director, forms the basis for the course of study. In the research proposal students write down their ideas for tutorials, a thesis and the three electives they wish to take. The electives can be chosen from the programmes Cultural Studies (Algemene cultuurwetenschappen), Art History (Kunstgeschiedenis), Musicology (Muziekwetenschap) or Theatre Studies (Theaterwetenschap). All students attend three core courses, which provide a theoretical background in Art Studies.

Accreditation

Accredited by: NVAO in: Netherlands

Programme Structure

Programme internationalization:

  • Studying abroad is optional.

This programme has a workload of 120 ECTS.

Detailed Programme Facts

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  • Credits (ECTS)
    120 ECTS
  • Duration full-time 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • Educational variant Full-time

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Academic Requirements

Grade average: A/3.8 (American system), 2.1 HONS (an upper second class degree in the British system), B (ECTS-system), or 7.5 (Dutch system).

Previous education: The Research Master’s in Art Studies is open to all students with a Bachelor’s diploma from the UvA, or a recognised equivalent from another accredited university in - Cultural Studies - Book Studies and Paleography - Art History - Theatre Studies - Musicology The level of the Bachelor’s diploma from a foreign higher education institution must be equal to three years of Dutch university education (to be judged by the Examinations Board). Prospective students with Bachelor’s degrees (university) other than those mentioned above can nonetheless apply for admission to the programme. The Examinations Board will in such cases take a look at the content of the prospective student’s Bachelor programme, his/her study results and general motivation.

Written request: Students can apply from 1 December until 1 April by filling out the digital application form and uploading the necessary documents via the website of the Graduate School for Humanities.

Additional language requirements:

  • Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English: A2
  • Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English: B1
  • IELTS overall band: 7
  • IELTS listening: 7
  • IELTS reading: 7
  • IELTS writing: 7
  • IELTS speaking: 7
  • TOEFL internet based: 100

Tuition Fee Per Year

  • EUR 10450 International
  • EUR 1984 EEA
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Funding

Scholarships / Grants:

The University of Amsterdam:
The University of Amsterdam provides a limited number of full and partial scholarships for excellent students from outside the European Economic Area. The Amsterdam Merit Scholarships have specifically been designed to offer talented, ambitious and dedicated students the opportunity to pursue a Mast
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