Utrecht University

Media, Art and Performance Studies, M.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
  • Tuition
    15167
    Tuition (Year)
    2006
    Tuition (Year)
  • English
    Language
The M. A. in Media, Art and Performance Studies at Utrecht University teaches students to compare modern media and performance outlets, in the current cultural and societal context. This Master’s programme brings into focus games, as well as the mass, digital and social media, examining how various art forms are used for critical analysis, civic engagement, entertainment and educational purposes.
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  • Key facts
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  • Fees and funding

About

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, Art 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.

Accreditation

Accredited by: NVAO in: Netherlands

Programme Structure

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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Detailed Programme Facts

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You have a Bachelor’s diploma in Humanities from an International University (equivalent to a Dutch Bachelor Degree) and can demonstrate the following knowledge, insight and skills:

  • A clear interest in Media, Art and Performance Studies as shown by having taken at least 45 EC worth of courses within these fields on Bachelor's level.
  • Demonstrable knowledge of the main types of (current) research issues and methods in the field of Media, Art and/or Performance Studies.
  • Knowledge, insight and skills that are required for designing and carrying out research; these you must be able to demonstrate through references and/or marks that show you belonged to the top 10% of graduating students in your Bachelor’s degree programme, or equivalent thereof.
Proof of your proficiency in English (CAE- Level B, CPC- Grade C).

Tuition Fee Per Year

  • EUR 15167 International
  • EUR 2006 EU/EEA

Funding

Scholarships, fellowships, and grants offered by Utrecht University, the Dutch government, and other organisations can help fund your studies at the university. Please note that the scholarship options for programmes starting in February are limited.

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