MA Literary and Cultural Studies (research)

General

Program Description

Research Master Literary and Cultural Studies

The two-year Master's program in Literary and Cultural Studies is a specialization within the two Research Master's degrees in Literary Studies and in Arts and Culture.

The program in Literary and Cultural Studies provides you with an advanced investigation of the arts. You will focus specifically on the role the arts play in processes of cultural change. Also, you will study arts and culture in general and specialize in one of these art forms: literature, film, theatre, music, and multimedia forms.

The program has a multi-disciplinary approach. You will study the arts from perspectives such as history, philosophy, and sociology. In addition, the program is closely related to the multidisciplinary research carried out at the Groningen Research Institute for the Study of Culture (ICOG).

Specific requirements for international students

  • Matching procedure.
  • Previous education. A Bachelor diploma (with results credited as very good) in a field related to:
    • Language and cultural studies (with a specialization in literature, film, and culture).
    • American Studies.
    • Arts and Culture Studies (literature, film/television, theatre, music, multi- and new media).
    • Art policy and management.
  • Other admission requirements. Excellent academic record, letter of motivation, two letters of recommendation and transcript, thesis or paper.

Job perspectives

As a graduate of this program, you will have an analytical, critical and independent attitude towards the 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.

Job examples

A research-oriented career in the public or private sector.

Language: English (100%)
Start course: September 01, 2021
Application deadlines: EU/EEA and non-EU/EEA students: May 01, 2021

Last updated Jul 2020

About the School

The University of Groningen has a rich academic tradition dating back to 1614. From this tradition arose the first female student and the first female lecturer in the Netherlands, the first Dutch astr ... Read More

The University of Groningen has a rich academic tradition dating back to 1614. From this tradition arose the first female student and the first female lecturer in the Netherlands, the first Dutch astronaut and the first president of the European Central Bank. Geographically, the University is rooted in the Northern part of the Netherlands, a region very close to its heart. Read less
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