Master of Arts (MA) in Media Studies
Stay tuned to changes in the media. Track developments in the sector, explore its pervasive impact and clout, and launch a top-flight career in a professional field or research.
Erasmus University is a top-rated university with a strong international outlook in a modern, cosmopolitan city. Our master Media Studies focuses on a vital and rewarding field of study, that will help you understand contemporary global society, and successfully, and jump-start a career.
In this programme, you explore the internationalisation of media and communications, and learn to understand the role of cultural, conomic and political developments in this transformation. You are trained to grasp and respond to complex problems in media, business, culture and society, and go on to a career in research or in any of a number of fields in the public or private sector such as management, marketing, public relations, journalism or consultancy.
Why study a Master in Media Studies in Rotterdam?
You will be able to critically analyse current developments and processes in the media. You will also know how to translate complex issues in scientific research into social and cultural aspects of the media, and adapt your insights and capacities creatively in the media sector and elsewhere.
After your Master in Media Studies you'll have a great career ahead of you in the media world, or the communications or cultural sector. It's be easy to find employment in the labour market--you'll be up for jobs such as manager, marketeer, communications advisor, policy adviser, journalist, programme manager, researcher, scientific researcher, instructor, or editor in media, including online media.
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Once you have graduated, you will be able to critically analyse current developments and processes in the media. You will also know how to translate complex issues in scientific research into social and cultural aspects of the media, and adapt your insights and capacities creatively in the media sector and elsewhere.
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Anyone with a fascination for exploring the constantly evolving world of the media should enrol for the Master programme Media, Culture and Society, which meets the growing demand for academically trained media experts. A bachelor’s degree in the social sciences or arts is a plus and an international career in the media, communications or the creative industries awaits.
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- Bachelor degree in the Social Sciences or the Humanities
- A basic knowledge of the field of media studies and social scientific research methods
- TOEFL 600 / 250 /100 OR IELTS 7.0
Among candidates who meet the above requirements, a further selection is made according to the relevance of their previous studies to the Media Studies programme, their Grade Point Average (GPA), their academic writing and analytical skills, their international background and their motivation.
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Do you meet the requirements?
- If you have a non-Dutch diploma, you start your application in the EUR Admissions Portal.
- If you have a Dutch secondary education diploma, you need to register with Studielink.
Please note: an International or European Baccalaureate is a non-Dutch diploma, even if it is obtained in the Netherlands!
For most programmes, Studielink opens in October prior to your starting year. For programmes with a selective admission a different procedure may be applicable.
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Please see below for information about the specialisation within this Master Programme. Whether a specialisation is offered full-time or part-time, is indicated accordingly.
|Media, Culture and Society||Full-time||Part-time|
|Media and Business||Full-time||Part-time|