Research Master Sociology of Culture, Media and the Arts

Erasmus School of History, Culture and Communication - Erasmus University Rotterdam

Program Description

Research Master Sociology of Culture, Media and the Arts

Erasmus School of History, Culture and Communication - Erasmus University Rotterdam

Research Master in Sociology of Culture, Media and the Arts

Challenge yourself in this interdisciplinary Research Master’s programme! Combine social-scientific training and hands-on research experience. Develop your own research interests. And prepare yourself for a PhD, or a research-oriented career outside of academia.

The two-year Research Master’s Programme in the Sociology of Culture, Media and the Arts is offered by the Erasmus School of History, Culture and Communication and the Faculty of Social Sciences. This Master’s of Science (MSc) Programme is designed for talented and motivated students, who are interested in research on culture, media and the arts.

You will be trained to independently carry out high-quality research, whilst simultaneously getting the chance to more clearly outline your own research interests — with the help of top scholars in the field. The curriculum consists of theoretical courses, as well as quantitative and qualitative methodological training. You will put this knowledge into practice in a research traineeship, in which you get the opportunity to collaborate with an experienced scholar and work on a real-life research project. Through a study exchange in your second year you get the opportunity to further broaden your knowledge, and expand your international network.

All in all, the Research Master not only prepares you for a PhD in sociology, arts and culture studies, media studies and related fi elds, but is also a perfect stepping stone to a research-oriented career outside of a university.

Iris

From Research Master to PhD

“I will spend the coming three years on a research project about racism and sexism in right-wing social media, in response to immigration. As an (aspiring) PhD candidate, I found that the Research Master taught me how to construct and present a research proposal, something you often have to do when applying for a PhD position.” Iris Segers. PhD candidate at the University of Oslo.

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Last updated August 8, 2017
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Sept. 3, 2018
Duration
Duration
2 years
Full time
Price
Price
2,060 EUR
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Locations
Netherlands - Rotterdam
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Sept. 3, 2018
Netherlands - Rotterdam
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Price
€2,060 per year for EEA students and €10,800 for non-EEA students.
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