Media Studies, M.A.

  • N/A
    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
  • Tuition
    16400
    Tuition (Year)
    1951
    Tuition (Year)
  • English (take IELTS)
    Language
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The Master's in Media Studies programme at Leiden University has four specialisations, each of which considers different forms of the media, and how these inter-relate.

About

The Master's in Media Studies programme at Leiden University has four specialisations, each of which considers different forms of the media, and how these inter-relate.

Study the media from a broad perspective, from literature, film and photography to the new media. This breadth will give you ample opportunity to create cross-connections between the different specialisations: * Book and Digital Media Studies * Comparative Literature and Literary Theory * Film and Photographic Studies * Journalistiek en Nieuwe Media All of our Media Studies master's programmes offer you the opportunity to explore present-day media forms and how these are related to one another, while at the same time investigating the roots of this relatively new field. *Leiden University's Humanities Faculty was recently ranked 17th worldwide in the Times Higher Education worldwide ranking.

Accreditation

Accredited by: NVAO in: Netherlands

Programme Structure

Programme internationalization:

  • Studying abroad is optional.

This programme has a workload of 60 ECTS.

Specialities:

Book and Digital Media Studies:

The MA Book and Digital Media Studies at Leiden University covers a broad range of topics related to reading and the circulation of text in manuscript, print and digital form.

Comparative Literature and Literary Theory:

Leiden University's Master's in Comparative Literature and Literary Theory takes a comparative and theoretical approach to the study of literature.

Film and Photographic Studies:

The Master's in Film and Photographic Studies at Leiden University takes an interdisciplinary approach to the study of 'lens-based' media: photography, film and video.

Journalistiek en Nieuwe Media:

The MA Journalism and New Media at Leiden University offers students the opportunity to develop a professional journalistic writing style, while acquiring a solid academic grounding.

Leiden Leadership Programme:

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

  • Deadline and start date Application deadline and start date were not specified by the programme.
  • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Study intensity Full-time
  • Credits
    60 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score: 7

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score (Grade C): 180

    The CAE test – or the Cambridge Advanced English – is an exam for applicants who wish to get a Certificate in Advanced English. To receive the Advanced certificate, test-takers must score between 142 and 210 on the Cambridge English: Advanced test. Read more about CAE.

    Note: degree programmes and applications may require a more specific minimum score for admission.

  • Minimum required score: 600

    The TOEFL – or Test OF English as a Foreign Language – offers a paper-based test (PBT). The final, overall PBT score ranges between 310 and 677, and is based on an average taken from the three test components (listening, structure, and reading). The writing part of this test is scored separately on a scale of 0-6. Read more about TOEFL (PBT).

  • Minimum required score: 100

    The TOEFL – or Test Of English as a Foreign Language – offers an internet-based test (iBT). The final, overall iBT score ranges between 0 and 120, and includes a scaled average from the four components (reading, listening, speaking, and writing). Read more about TOEFL (iBT).

Academic Requirements

Knowledge minimum: Please visit: http://www.mastersinleiden.nl/programmes/media-studies/en/introduction

Previous education: BA degree in a relevant subject, please visit http://www.mastersinleiden.nl/programmes/media-studies/en/introduction

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 16400 International
  • EUR 1951 EU/EEA

Funding

Scholarships / Grants:

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