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Film and Contemporary Audiovisual Media


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Are you fascinated by the emotional and cognitive effects of films? Do you love studying documentaries and the contributions cinema can make to discussions of climate change?Then the Master’s track ‘Film and Contemporary Audiovisual Media’ is the right one for you. Within a year you can acquire a Master’s degree from one of the Top 100 universities in the world—and you will do so in the city with the youngest population in the Netherlands. An internship in film, television, or other media is part of the program as well.In ‘Film and Contemporary Audiovisual Media’ you will work closely with our international faculty, who will initiate you into the latest theoretical debates in film and media studies. You will learn to work with state-of-the-art approaches such as phenomenology, film-cognitivism, film-philosophy, digital film forensics, experimental media archaeology, film-festival research, and spatial approaches to moving imagesOur track is unique in its combination of research-driven seminars and the extensive networks on offer for the internship. The Master offers a relevant (inter)national internship network, providing opportunities to swiftly transition into the professional world. With an internationally recognized faculty and well-established connections to film and media institutions, this program will be attractive to students who want to deepen their knowledge of film




Master of Arts


1 year

ECTS credits



Numerus Fixus

Tuition fee 2023/2024

€ 2,314

€ 16,000


Application requirements

Bachelor's degree in Arts, Culture and Media or in a related field, such as: * Arts Philosophy * Arts Sociology * Arts Policy * Film * Music * Theatre * Literature

Minimum requirement of TOEFL iBT 90 (with a minimum of 21 on all items), or IELTS 6.5 (with a minimum of 6 on all items). Cambridge C1 Advanced or C2 Proficiency with a minimum score of 180.

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Tuition fees  
€ 2,314
€ 16,000
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Start date App. deadline EU/EEA App. deadline Non-EU/EEA
1 Sep '23 1 May '23 1 May '23
1 Sep '24 1 May '24 1 May '24
1 Sep '25 1 May '25 1 May '25


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