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Media Studies


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Do you want to learn more about digital and social media, media use or journalism? Choose one of the five tracks of the MA Mediastudies. All tracks have a duration of a year and a half (90 ECTS).
Journalistiek (Dutch-taught)Een gezonde samenleving heeft goede journalistiek nodig. Hoe en waarom is de journalistiek zo aan het veranderen? Hoe maak je zelf onafhankelijke, betrouwbare en boeiende journalistieke verhalen? In deze track word je opgeleid tot verslaggever en leer je kritisch denken over wat journalistiek inhoudt. Je ontwikkelt zowel praktische vaardigheden als academische kennis.Voor de tracks Journalistiek en Journalism geldt een selectieprocedure.Journalism (English-taught)Are you passionate about news and do you want to report and analyze current affairs? Do you want to know why journalism is transforming so quickly nowadays? This track trains students from diverse parts of the world to become international journalists, with in-depth academic knowledge in the field of Journalism Studies presented by journalism researchers and intensive training by experienced journalists, offering a solid foundation in the skills that are needed to succeed in journalism today.For the track Journalism a selection procedure is in place.Datafication and Digital LiteracyThis MA track offers students the opportunity to gain cutting-edge knowledge of the digital transformations that profou




Master of Arts


1.5 year

ECTS credits



Numerus Fixus

Tuition fee 2024/2025

€ 2,530

€ 18,700

€ 15,900


Application requirements

For specific information about the entry requirements for the different Master's tracks, please select the track of your choice: - Datafication and Digital Literacy:!requirements - Journalism (English-taught):!requirements - Journalistiek (Dutch-taught):!requirements - Media Creation and Innovation:

For the tracks Journalistiek and Journalism a selection procedure is in place. Check the individual track pages for the details.

Please check the individual track pages for language requirements.

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


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