Arts, Media and Literary Studies (Research)

SubjectLiterature, Culture


Type of DegreeMA in Arts and Culture

EU FeesEUR 2,314

Cost non-EUEUR 14,800

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Is this programme for you?

Are you eager to learn and help shape the role of arts and media in society? Are you up to intellectual challenges? Does the idea of working in small, often multidisciplinary teams and in an international research environment appeal to you? Are you excited by the prospect of using academic research to solve real-life issues? Then this programme is a good choice for you!

Arts, Media and Literary Studies equips students with knowledge and skills to become researchers and experts on the role that arts, literature and media play in society, now and in the past. The programme offers a rich multi- and interdisciplinary framework. This allows you to specialise in one of the following disciplines or a combination of multiple disciplines:

  • arts and culture education
  • cognitive studies of arts, media and culture
  • cultural studies
  • digital humanities
  • film studies
  • history of art, architecture and landscape
  • literary studies
  • media and journalism studies
  • music studies
  • theatre and performance studies

Why study Arts, Media and Literary Studies with the University of Groningen

  • Innovative research perspectives and methods to analyse the changing forms and roles of the arts, media and literature in our globalizing world
  • Solid disciplinary profiling, in a stimulating inter- and multidisciplinary framework
  • A cosmopolitan and intellectually stimulating learning environment, with highly qualified staff, excellent international research networks and contacts with professional worlds
  • Small groups, with interactive, innovative and intensive coursework

How to apply

Prospective candidates must hold a Bachelor's degree in:

  • a modern European language and culture study (with a specialization in literature, film and culture)
  • American Studies
  • Arts, Culture and Media
  • Classical Studies (with a specialization in literature, film and culture)
  • Middle Eastern Studies
  • other related fields

Career opportunities

As a graduate of the Master's programme in Arts, Media and Literature Studies, you will have an analytical, critical and independent attitude towards arts and culture. You will be well prepared for a research career in the areas of literature, arts and culture, both at universities and private research institutes.

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