Music, Theatre and Performance Studies

SubjectMusic, Performing Arts


Type of DegreeMA

EU FeesEUR 2,314

Cost non-EUEUR 14,800

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Is this programme for you?

Our Master's programme in Music, Theatre and Performance Studies suits students who have studied one of the arts disciplines (dance, music, theatre, film, literature and performance art) or arts-related perspectives (media studies, cultural studies, art history, arts sociology and art philosophy) in their Bachelor's degree.

In this programme, we highlight the major phenomena that influenced the organisation, experience and creative potential of musical and theatre-makers and audiences in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries.

Why study Music, Theatre and Performance Studies with the University of Groningen?

Our curriculum enables students to develop analytical skills, especially in evaluating the role of arts in society.

You will be able to specialise in different art forms.

Additionally, the programme features guest lectures by outstanding artists, art organisers, cultural critics and policymakers.

How to apply

Prospective candidates must hold a Bachelor's degree in Arts, Culture and Media or in a related field, such as Arts Philosophy, Arts Sociology, Arts Policy, Film, Music, Theatre and Literature.


Career opportunities

There are other employment possibilities such as a position by a media company or for the advertisement and commercial field. Prior students have also begun their own successful arts organisations, advice bureaus, or research institutions in the field of arts, culture, and event organisations.

Job examples

  • Policymaker
  • Culture consultant
  • Managerial position in the professional field of the arts
  • Cultural critic

A cultural critic has a specific interest in the institutional and societal context of art production, distribution and creation.

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