M.A. Media and Performance Studies

Utrecht University

Application deadline: Start in 1 February: October (non-EEA: September). Start in 1 September: April (non-EEA: December).
Tuition fee:
  • € 1,906 / Year (EEA)
  • € 15,150 / Year (Non-EEA)
Start date: September  2015, February  2016
Credits (ECTS): 120 ECTS
Duration full-time: 24 months
Languages:
  • English
Location:
Delivery mode: On Campus
Educational variant: Full-time
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Description

This Research Master's programme approaches the wide range of media and performance that we encounter in our contemporary culture from a comparative perspective.

This Research Master's programme in Media and Performance Studies focusses on the wide range of media and performance found in contemporary culture, including: conventional mass media such as television, film and video; digital media such as internet, social media, and games; mobile and/or location-based media; various forms of performance. We approach this broad field from a comparative perspective, focusing primarily on the position of emerging media within a culture in transition, as well as the relationship between media, culture, and society in a global context.

Contents

Types of teaching (in year 1):

  • theory: 40%
  • practice: 10%
  • self study: 50%

Programme internationalization:

  • Studying abroad is optional.

This programme has a workload of 120 ECTS.

Specialities:

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Are you curious, entrepreneurial, intellectually versatile, socially responsible? Do you want to get more out of your Master's programme?

Requirements

Additional language requirements:

  • Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English: B1
  • Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English: C1
  • IELTS overall band: 6.5
  • IELTS writing: 6
  • TOEFL paper based: 580
  • TOEFL computer based: 237
  • TOEFL internet based: 93

English Language Requirements

IELTS band: 6.5
CAE score: (read more)

Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) is part of the Cambridge English suite and is targeted at a high level (IELTS 6.5-8.0). It is an international English language exam set at the right level for academic and professional success. Developed by Cambridge English Language Assessment - part of the University of Cambridge - it helps you stand out from the crowd as a high achiever.

75 (Grade B2)
TOEFL paper-based test score : 580
TOEFL iBT® test: 93

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Accreditation

Accredited by: NVAO in: The Netherlands

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