Premaster Media Studies

Media, Culture & Society and Media & Business

Would you like to obtain an English Master's degree in Media Studies at Erasmus University Rotterdam, but do you lack the correct prior education? Then you are a likely candidate to enrol in the premaster programme for Media, Culture & Society or Media & Business at Erasmus University Rotterdam. This programme is fully taught in English. More information about the Dutch premaster programme for Media & Cultuur and Media & Journalistiek.

Bridging the knowledge gap

During the premaster programme, you will enrol in selected courses at the undergraduate level. You will become acquainted with key concepts and approaches in media and communication studies and the social siences. After a successful completion of the premaster’s, you will have all the knowledge you will need to meet the requirements of the Media, Culture & Society programme or Media & Business programme of our MA in Media Studies. Students who successfully finished the premaster will have direct access to the master programme. 

Developing analytical and research skills

You will be educated as an academic professional in the premaster programme. You will train your academic skills and learn how to make a critical analysis of current issues and development in the field of media and communication. In addition, you will practice writing essays and learn the fine arts of conducting social scientific research. At the end of the premaster year, you can put your newly gained research skills and knowledge to good use when you write your final paper, a bachelor’s thesis.
Read more about the premaster's curriculum.

The premaster Media Studies in Rotterdam

The premaster programme for the Master Media Studies in Rotterdam is a highly intensive one-year course preparing you for the Master’s programme Media, Culture & Society or Media & Business. You will learn about statistics and acquire academic skills, write a large number of essays and, to top it all off, conduct independent research. Clearly, we expect a lot of you. But your efforts will be rewarded when you can start the Master’s programme in the following year. The English premaster programme has a limited number of 25 spots available each academic year. 


Master Media Studies