Deze opleiding


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start1 februari, 1 september
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The interdisciplinary Research Master Arts, Literature and Media offers the best of three worlds through a programme of well-designed courses, combining theoretical and historical training with free space for specialisation.  You take two collective courses which will train you to position yourself and your research in a multi-disciplinary field and will learn you to make your work speak so that it has a chance of being funded or published. Then you choose between two historically defined lines that work with different definitions of media:
  • In the medieval and early modern line, art and literature work through media. Here, medium is the means by which art and literature are made (such as the medium of language, print, theatre, paint, etching, andsoforth).
  • In the contemporary line, from the 19th century until the present, art and literature get accompanied by media such as cinema, games, or social media.


literatuurstudie, onderzoek, onderzoeksvoorstel, zelfstudie, seminar, theory, werkgroep
The Research Master Arts, Literature and Media is a two-year programme, in four semesters. You take two obligatory thematic courses and two collective courses, this leaves you with more than half of the programme as a matter of choice. You need to select two courses provided by the national research schools which organise specific fields of research: medieval studies, art history, literary studies, media studies, cultural analysis. Finally, three courses that are specific to your research.

Future employers are interested not only in the subject-related knowledge that you acquired during your study programme, but also in the ‘transferable skills’.
These include cognitive skills, such as critical thinking, reasoning and argumentation and innovation: intrapersonal skills, such as flexibility, initiative, appreciating diversity and metacognition: and interpersonal skills, such as communication, accountability and conflict resolution. In short, they are skills that all professionals need in order to perform well.It is therefore important that during your study programme you not only acquire as much knowledge as possible about your subject, but also are aware of the skills you have gained and the further skills you still want to learn. The course descriptions in the e-Prospectus of this Research Master include, in addition to the courses’ learning objectives, a list of the skills that they aim to develop. The skills you may encounter in the various courses are:
  • Collaboration
  • Persuasion
  • Research
  • Self-directed learning
  • Creative thinking

Toelating en kosten


1 februari 2023

aanmelding deadline : 1 december 2022
collegegeld nog niet bekend

1 september 2022

aanmelding deadline : 1 juni 2022
wettelijk tarief : € 2209 (€1105 in het eerste jaar)

1 september 2023

aanmelding deadline : 1 juni 2023
collegegeld nog niet bekend


<ul><li>Good grades comparable with an average mark of at least 7.5 (Dutch grading system) for your entire bachelor’s programme and a grade for the bachelor’s thesis of an 8 or higher.</li></ul>

<ul><li>Your motivation and suitability for your chosen specialization should be demonstrated by a well-argued and structured motivation letter in which you indicate why you want to follow the programme and convincingly discusses what makes you a good candidate for the research MA programme. The statement should be between 700 and 1,500 words.</li></ul>

Inschatting maandelijkse studiekosten

bron: Nibud
0kamerhuur in onder landelijk gemiddelde
172collegegeldop basis van € 2060 per jaar
80studieboeken en -spullen
77uiterlijkkleding, kapper, schoenen
132vrije tijdstappen, uit eten, vakantie
42vervoernaast de OV-kaart

€ 868totale maandelijkse uitgaven landelijk gemiddelde is € 1181
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Na de studie

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Beroepsperspectief / arbeidsmarkt

As a graduate of the Research Master in Arts, Literature and Media, you are prepared for a career in fields including journalism, education, public relations, archiving or publishing and other media industries. Our graduates have also found roles in management positions within the cultural public domain, in libraries, and in the art trade, and you are in a strong position to enter a top PhD programme and a research-oriented career.Some of the careers of our graduates include:
  • PhD candidate in English Literature at a European university
  • Trainee teacher at a secondary school
  • Assistant academic staff member at a Belgian university
  • Library staff member at a university library
  • PhD candidate at a British university
  • Account manager for books and literature at an antique store
  • Teaching coordinator at a Dutch university
  • PhD candidate at a Dutch university
  • Project officer at an art museum
  • Project coordinator at an advertising agency
  • Coordinator/lecturer in art theory and practice at an art academy
  • Marketing and product manager/assistant at a company producing designer glasses
  • Project officer at a foundation promoting regional artists
  • Gallery assistant for modern art at an art school
  • Auctioneer at an online auction house
  • Curator at a museum
  • Collections manager at a natural history museum


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