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Media Studies: New Media and Digital Culture

Master

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The Master's programme New Media and Digital Culture is meant for students who are interested in contributing to timely discourse surrounding critical media theory.
The Master's in New Media and Digital Media at the University of Amsterdam builds upon the pioneering new media scene. Students gain an in-depth knowledge of new media theory, viewed from the perspectives of media archaeology, materialist and other critical traditions, and applied to such topics as blogging, locative media, networks and protocol.
The UvA is known for its pioneering new media scene, with its emphasis on Internet culture. Students are trained in the areas of info-aesthetics and visualisation, with its emphasis on how to read, understand and critique information graphics, interfaces and online interactivity.
Among the expertise available to students is the emerging area of digital methods; Internet research approaches and techniques that are specific to the new medium and the study of natively digital objects. Depending on interests and skills, students may participate in research projects that concern Amsterdam new media events, festivals, exhibitions and installations, as well as international new media issues, such as Internet censorship.
New Media and Digital Culture is an accredited degree programme in Media Studies.

Language

English

Title

Master of Arts

Duration

1 year

ECTS credits

Accreditation

NVAO

Numerus Fixus

Tuition fee 2024/2025

€ 2,530

€ 17,270

€ 15,700


Admission

Application requirements

The MA in New Media and Digital Culture is open for application to students with a BA degree in the humanities or social sciences with a minimum of 42 ECTS  taken in the field of (new) media, communication studies or digital culture.

If your Bachelor's is not mentioned above, you can still apply for admission. The Examinations Board will then look at the content of your BA programme, your study results and your overall motivation.

Check: uva.nl/ma-media-digital-culture > Application and admission

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

Tuition fees  
€ 2,530
€ 17,270
€ 15,700
Start date App. deadline EU/EEA App. deadline Non-EU/EEA
1 Sep '24 1 Mar '24 1 Mar '24

Scholarships

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

Contact

University of Amsterdam

Main address
Gebouw E, Roetersstraat 11
1018 WB Amsterdam
020-525 1401

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