MA in Media in Netherlands

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Masters degrees are more versatile than doctoral qualifications and have a broad range of professional and academic applications. According to the U.S. Department of Education, three types of masters programs exist research, professional, and terminal. The most popular masters degree types are Master of Arts (M.A.) and Master of Science (M.S.) in a mixture of subject fields.

Media programs are beneficial for those who want to learn how different types of media are used to create and share information. Topics might include production, analysis, history, technology and design involved with media.

The Netherlands is a constituent country of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, consisting of twelve provinces in North-West Europe and three islands in the Caribbean. English speaking students will have no problems finding suitable courses. For international students applying to universities in the Netherlands, several scholarships are available.

Top Master of Art Programs in Media in Netherlands 2019

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Research Master of Arts in Media Studies

University of Amsterdam
Campus Full time 24 months September 2019 Netherlands Amsterdam

With roots in philosophy, history and discourse analysis, the two-year Research Master's in Media Studies explores pertinent theoretical approaches to the study of media in contemporary culture. [+]

With roots in philosophy, history and discourse analysis, the two-year Research Master's in Media Studies explores pertinent theoretical approaches to the study of media in contemporary culture.

An interdisciplinary approach to Media Studies

The two-year Media Studies Research Master's programme offers an interdisciplinary, humanities-oriented approach to media. It considers media as cultural discourses and practices, technological infrastructures, as well as powerful political-economic actors.

With roots in philosophy, history, and literary studies, as well as science and technology studies, sociology, and political science, this discipline has developed pertinent theoretical approaches to the study of media in contemporary culture. The programme teaches students to engage with crucial theoretical concepts and current issues and to develop their own research practices culminating in the Research Master's thesis.... [-]


Master of Arts in Media Studies

University of Amsterdam
Campus Full time 12 - 24 months September 2019 Netherlands Amsterdam

In a world where the transformation of media culture has a tremendous impact on the media environment as well as our culture, politics and everyday life, it is vital that we thoroughly understand and evaluate these ongoing transformations. [+]

In a world where the transformation of media culture has a tremendous impact on the media environment as well as our culture, politics and everyday life, it is vital that we thoroughly understand and evaluate these ongoing transformations.

Media Studies at the University of Amsterdam

The University of Amsterdam is home to five unique and innovative Master’s programmes in the field of Media Studies. From film and television studies to journalism, new media and digital culture, the programmes offer depth and diversity in their approach to the study of media, teaching you the most important dynamics of our media culture and how to conceptualise them in a critical and meaningful way. Our Media Studies programmes build on pioneering research and train you to critically and effectively engage with the rapid transformation of contemporary media culture.... [-]


Master of Arts in Television and Cross-Media Culture

University of Amsterdam
Campus Full time 12 months September 2019 Netherlands Amsterdam

The one-year Master's programme Television and Cross-Media Culture provides you with the skills, knowledge and tools to understand and evaluate the ongoing transformation of media culture. [+]

The one-year Master's programme Television and Cross-Media Culture provides you with the skills, knowledge and tools to understand and evaluate the ongoing transformation of media culture.

Television and Cross-Media Culture

The Master's in Television and Cross-Media Culture explores contemporary media culture from a critical perspective. The programme offers you the tools to understand and evaluate the ongoing transformation of media culture and its impact on culture, politics and everyday life. Taking television as a starting point, it maps out the conceptual, social and cultural challenges that come with digital, mobile and social media.

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Master of Arts in Media Studies (New Media and Digital Culture)

University of Amsterdam
Campus Full time 12 months September 2019 Netherlands Amsterdam

The one-year Master’s programme in New Media and Digital Culture builds upon the pioneering new media scene and enables students to contribute to the discourse surrounding critical media theory. [+]

The one-year Master’s programme in New Media and Digital Culture builds upon the pioneering new media scene and enables students to contribute to the discourse surrounding critical media theory.

An in-depth exploration of media theory

The Master’s programme in New Media and Digital Culture offers a comprehensive and critical approach to new media research, practices and theory. It is an internationally renowned programme in critical media theory, dedicated to the study of the social transformations brought about by digital culture. The programme offers you in-depth training in the latest digital research methods and the opportunity to participate in data sprints and to collaborate with international researchers. It is situated within a pioneering new media cultural scene in Amsterdam and an academic environment ranked among the top 6 universities worldwide (QS World University Rankings by Subject 2017: Communication & Media Studies).... [-]


MA Media Studies

Leiden University
Campus Full time 1 year February 2019 Netherlands Leiden The Hague + 1 more

The master's programme in Media Studies at Leiden University combines theoretical knowledge with practical experience to create an ideal launch-pad for a career in literature, film, photography or journalism. [+]

The master's programme in Media Studies at Leiden University combines theoretical knowledge with practical experience to create an ideal launch-pad for a career in literature, film, photography or journalism.

Choose from four interdisciplinary specialisations

The master in Media Studies offers four specialisations. Each specialisation explores a different medium in-depth, including how it interrelates with other media forms. You will also get the opportunity to investigate the roots of this relatively new academic field.

An individual approach to learning

At Leiden University, you will learn from acclaimed scholars with expertise in a wide range of disciplines. Our lecturers are dedicated to ensuring you reach your goals during your studies. At Leiden, you also have world-class resources at your fingertips, from famous collections of original manuscripts and periodicals to one of the Netherland’s oldest photo collections.... [-]


MA in Social Media and Society

University of Groningen
Campus Full time 18 months September 2019 Netherlands Groningen

Why do some posts go viral on social media and others do not? How can social media analysis be used in business and policy decisions? How do platforms like Facebook change how we live and do business? [+]

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Why do some posts go viral on social media and others do not? How can social media analysis be used in business and policy decisions? How do platforms like Facebook change how we live and do business?

This MA programme offers a critical exploration of social media within contemporary networked societies and trains students to work with (big) data in a responsible way. Social media have changed the fabric of everyday life and society. This has had important implications for how we inform ourselves, with whom we connect and in which ways, how we organize our daily lives, and how we perform as citizens. Knowledge of the ways these quickly emerging communication infrastructures are fundamentally transforming society is indispensable. At a time when intensive data-gathering and analysis is key for companies and governments, this MA programme’s theoretical approach to social media and their data-driven impact on society helps students in understanding and reflecting on critical issues in order to respond to current societal transformations. From a practical perspective, students are trained to investigate social media data in the context of social, political and economic change.... [-]


MA in Media Creation and Innovation

University of Groningen
Campus Full time 18 months September 2019 Netherlands Groningen

Want to understand how new media technologies are used to create innovative formats and ways of storytelling, and how media innovation and start-up culture are rooted in creative processes? [+]

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Want to understand how new media technologies are used to create innovative formats and ways of storytelling, and how media innovation and start-up culture are rooted in creative processes?

In this MA students explore how media are produced and (re-)used in a digital era. You study how new media technologies enable innovative formats and distinctive practices of media use, re-use and consumption. Key to this MA programme is the insight that all innovation starts from creativity. Yet new start-ups in cultural and media production also need to balance commercial interest and creative drive. Students are invited to put academic knowledge into creative practice - building upon a profound understanding of how media industries have developed over time, how media genres evolve and how changing media (re-)use plays into economic, policy, organisational, labour and legal issues, including piracy, web streaming, and remixing of media content.... [-]


MA in Datafication and Digital Literacy

University of Groningen
Campus Full time 18 months September 2019 Netherlands Groningen

Ever wondered how algorithms make sense of our digital activities to determine what we see and do online? Do you want to understand how big data is affecting our daily lives and how digital literacy can empower people to navigate digital societies? [+]

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Ever wondered how algorithms make sense of our digital activities to determine what we see and do online? Do you want to understand how big data is affecting our daily lives and how digital literacy can empower people to navigate digital societies?

This programme offers students the opportunity to gain cutting-edge knowledge of the digital transformations that profoundly change society. New media technologies and platforms are increasingly central to people’s daily lives. Many activities, from doing business to getting information and organizing our health care, are now moving online. The data this generates allows for large-scale data mining and algorithmic filtering. This opens up opportunities to enhance our lives, but also raises ethical issues and pushes us to thoroughly understand and reflect on the implications. By critically engaging with the role of digital media in our day-to-day lives, you will understand the wider consequences of our growing reliance on data for society, policy and business. By taking a digital literacy perspective, this MA empowers you to address the challenges of datafication.... [-]


MA in Arts, Culture and Media

University of Groningen
Campus Full time 12 months September 2019 Netherlands Groningen

What is the role of the arts in society? How do the arts reflect, and direct the worldviews of individuals and communities? This track offers insight into these relevant issues relating to the contemporary arts. [+]

What is the role of the arts in society? How do the arts reflect, and direct the worldviews of individuals and communities? This track offers insight into these relevant issues relating to contemporary arts.

In the Master's track Arts, Culture and Media, students examine the role of the arts in society. The programme combines the study of the aesthetic dimensions of music, theatre, and film. It teaches students how to uncover the cognitive and societal impact and the value of the arts in contemporary culture. Students learn to analyse and interpret artistic expressions with an enhanced view of how arts phenomena convey, negotiate, or hasten cultural change. They gain insight into art worlds and their organisation. The programme explores how the arts relate to social, economic, and technical developments in an increasingly mediated world.... [-]


Media, Art, Design & Tech​​nology

Hanze University of Applied Sciences - Groningen, the Netherlands
Campus Full time 2 years September 2019 Netherlands Groningen

Artists, designers and performers doing strange things with technology. That is what the MADtech study programme is about. You will be expected to employ and artistically explore hybrid technologies to imagine, interpret and change human interaction with a transforming world. You will apply a trial-and-error and tinker mentality, with play and experimentation forming key aspects in your development and receiving special emphasis in the research you do. This mentality, combined with a critical reflective attitude and conceptual skills, will lead to unexpected perspectives and result in artistic multimedia, performative or design work. [+]

Study a Master's in Media, Art, Design and Technology in the Netherlands

Artists, designers and performers doing strange things with technology. That is what the MADtech study programme is about. You will be expected to employ and artistically explore hybrid technologies to imagine, interpret and change human interaction with a transforming world. You will apply a trial-and-error and tinker mentality, with play and experimentation forming key aspects in your development and receiving special emphasis in the research you do. This mentality, combined with a critical reflective attitude and conceptual skills, will lead to unexpected perspectives and result in artistic multimedia, performative or design work.... [-]


Master in Media, Art and Performance Studies

Utrecht University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2019 Netherlands Utrecht

This Research Master's program in Media, Art & Performance Studies is an interdisciplinary and internationally oriented research-based program which offers an advanced training in academic research skills appropriate for today's highly dynamic and interdisciplinary field of media, visual arts, and performance. [+]

JUDGED BEST IN THE FIELD

The highly regarded Keuzegids Master’s Selection Guide 2018 ranked Utrecht University’s Media, Art and Performance Studies as the best in the field in the Netherlands.

In the last edition of Elsevier Best Studies Survey, students have also rated Media, Art and Performance Studies as the best program.

EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES AND PRACTICES IN TRANSITION

This Research Master's program in Media, Art and Performance Studies is an interdisciplinary and internationally oriented research-based program which offers an advanced training in academic research skills appropriate for today's highly dynamic and interdisciplinary field of media, visual arts and performance.... [-]


Master in New Media & Digital Culture

Utrecht University
Campus Full time Part time 1 year September 2019 Netherlands Utrecht + 1 more

During the one-year Master’s program in New Media and Digital Culture, you will delve into the many aspects of what it means to live in an age of new media. Guided by an international team of experienced scholars, you will assist with current research projects and learn to reflect critically on how present-day cultures are shaped by games, social media, internet activism, apps, data visualizations, mobile devices, algorithms, and participatory platforms. [+]

ASSESS THE MEANINGS AND CONSEQUENCES OF NEW MEDIA

New media produced by vast and rapidly expanding creative and commercial industries have become an important part of many everyday activities. Would you like to explore how they are changing our daily practices and cultures?

During the one-year Master’s program in New Media and Digital Culture, you will delve into the many aspects of what it means to live in an age of new media. Guided by an international team of experienced scholars, you will assist with current research projects and learn to reflect critically on how present-day cultures are shaped by social media, data, games, internet activism, apps, data visualisations, mobile devices, algorithms, and participatory platforms. Read more about our teaching and research environment, including our teaching staff.... [-]


MA Media Studies: Digital Cultures

Maastricht University, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
Campus Full time 1 year September 2019 Netherlands Maastricht

The master's program in Media Studies: Digital Cultures focuses on digital media and electronic technologies, and takes a close look at the effects they have on our current media landscape. You will investigate the ongoing transformations in media culture and develop the skills to participate in these innovations. [+]

Are you fascinated by digital media, especially social media? Would you like to investigate the new media landscape and understand its effects on society? Do you have your sights set on a career in the media world, with an emphasis on digital media and contemporary media practices? If so, Media Studies: Digital Cultures may be the right choice for you. The program combines theoretical reflection, research on user practices and basic media skills training. Using an interdisciplinary approach, media studies is integrated with political philosophy, philosophical aesthetics, history, and sociology of technology. This ensures that you develop the theoretical, analytical and practical skills that are essential to understanding and adapting to the ever-changing media world, whether you are working in a cultural organization, a broadcasting company, a commercial business or a governmental organization.... [-]