Arts and Culture: Cultural Analysis (research MA)
The two-year Research Master's programme Cultural Analysis is dedicated to the interdisciplinary analysis of culture at large, including art, literature, cinema, and new media.
Since its beginnings in 2001, the Research Master's programme Cultural Analysis has rapidly gained a leading reputation in the field and is constantly attracting growing numbers of high-level applicants from around the world. Cultural phenomena such as works of art and literature, cinema and new media, popular culture, as well as social belief and value systems are examined and analysed.
Emphasis is placed on textual, visual and historical details in the context of the social, political or aesthetic movements that underpin them. Their implied normativity and the ways in which identity, difference and otherness are negotiated across the cultural spectrum are questioned.
The Research Master's programme Cultural Analysis prepares participants for entry into a related PhD programme. It seeks to enhance analytical skills and to train students to explore a field of study and an object of inquiry that is not necessarily deducible from or reducible to disciplinary traditions.
The University of Amsterdam's Cultural Analysis research programme is unique in the Netherlands and one of the leading programmes of its kind worldwide.
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Master of Arts
The European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System (ECTS) is a student-centred system based on the student workload required to achieve the objectives of a programme of study. Its aim is to facilitate the recognition of study periods undertaken by mobile students through the transfer of credits. The ECTS is based on the principle that 60 credits are equivalent to the workload of full-time student during one academic year.
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Tuition fee 2023/2024
The EU/EEA rate is the regular fee for students from within the EU/EEA.
The Research Master’s in Cultural Analysis is open for application to all students with a Bachelor’s diploma from the UvA, or a recognised equivalent from another accredited university, in the humanities or social sciences with a minimum of 30 ECTS (equivalent to a full-time semester of academic studies) taken in the fields of cultural and or critical theory, comparative literature or history of art.
Please see: www.uva.nl/ma-cultural-analysis > Application and admission
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The non-EU/EEA rate is the rate for students from outside the EU/EEA.
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The institutional rate is for all students who have already obtained a bachelor’s or master’s degree and who want to start a second programme leading to a degree at the same level or at a lower level.
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