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Film and Contemporary Audiovisual Media


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From the canonical to the cutting-edge, the profound to the playful: the current film world is as diverse and critically engaging as ever. So is our Film and Contemporary Audiovisual Media MA track.It equips you to join high-level conversations about timely and fascinating issues. There will always be a “next big thing” in the world of cinema, and we welcome our inspired students to discover it with us.In this one-year Master’s track, you will work closely with our international faculty, whose collective expertise includes phenomenological and cognitive film theory, digital film forensics, queer film studies, post-colonial and settler colonial studies, film festival research, screen acting studies, media anthropology, and more. Our graduates are ready to leave their mark on the next chapters of film history, both inside and outside of academia.Our track is unique in its combination of research-driven seminars, the research resources of a worldwide Top 100 university, and the extensive networks of internship opportunities in major film and media institutions. The Master offers a relevant (inter)national internship network. This track will therefore be attractive to students who want to deepen their knowledge of film, swiftly transition into the professional world, and pursue a career in the arts and media sector.Please visit our Facebook and Twitter pages for more information o




Master of Arts


1 year

ECTS credits



Numerus Fixus

Tuition fee 2024/2025

€ 2,530

€ 18,700

€ 15,900


Application requirements

Students with a Bachelor's degree in Arts, Culture and Media are directly admissible to this Master's track. University of Groningen students with a BA in: - American Studies - Communication & Information Sciences - Dutch Languages and Cultures - English Language and Culture - European Languages and Cultures - History - Media Studies - Minorities & Multilingualism with a Faculty Minor (30 ECTS) in Arts & Culture, Film and Contemporary Audiovisual Media track, are also admissible to this

Additional requirements English: 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.

Check when you can start and what you have to pay!

Tuition fees  
€ 2,530
€ 18,700
€ 15,900
Start date App. deadline EU/EEA App. deadline Non-EU/EEA
1 Sep '24 15 Aug '24 1 May '24
1 Sep '25 15 Aug '25 1 May '25
1 Sep '26 15 Aug '26 1 May '26


You can check if you're eligible for scholarships that apply to this course.

Orange Knowledge Programma (OKP)

The Orange Knowledge Programme aims to contribute to a society's sustainable and inclusive development. Its scholarships are open to mid-career professionals in specific countries.

StuNed Scholarship Programme

StuNed Scholarships for master studies, short courses and customised training programmes are available for Indonesian professionals with at least 2 years' work experience in a development-related organisation.


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