After graduation

Media, Culture & Society
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Media, Culture & Society graduates are well-informed, socially committed professionals with excellent prospects on the labour market. Below you can read more about the career opportunities after finishing this specialisation.

Career opportunities

Once you complete the Media, Culture & Society specialisation, you will be ready to enter the professional field. Many of our graduates fulfil management, marketing, information, and research functions in the communication sector, the creative industries, or the art world.

Others work as editors, journalists, or producers in various media, follow a career as policy makers or consultants in governmental and not governmental organisations, or as academics.

Academic career

If you want to proceed with advanced, research-oriented education in the field of media studies you can apply for our research master Sociology of Culture, Media and the Arts. This programme is specifically designed to prepare you to carry out research leading to a doctorate degree.

If you have demonstrated academic excellence and motivation during your master Media Studies specialisation and your English meets the standard, you will be allowed to complete an abridged research Master programme of approximately one year.

Our alumni

The master Media Studies at Erasmus University counts more than 1500 graduates who completed one of the following specialisations: Media & Business, Media, Culture & Society, Media & Creative Industries, Media & Journalistiek (NL), and Digitalisation Surveillance & Societies.

On our alumni website you can read the alumni experiences from graduates of our five master programmes and you will discover how the international, hands-on approach of the master Media Studies is reflected in the wide variety of work fields and countries in which our graduates are employed.

Graduation Media, Culture and Society
Graduation Media, Culture & Society

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