Career prospects

Media Studies

Successfully completing the pre-master Media Studies will grant you access to one of the master programmes in Media Studies. Whether you inspire becoming a media analyst, marketer, policy maker, journalist, or product/brand manager; as a MA Media Studies graduate you will have excellent career opportunities in the field of communication and public relations, the creative industries, consultancy, marketing & advertising, government bodies, journalism or the art world.

The EUR masters in Media Studies also provide you with a strong foundation to carry out media and market research, to start your own (creative) business or to pursue a career in media production. If you have academic aspirations, and you want to proceed with advanced, research-oriented education in the field of media studies you can apply for our research master Sociology in Culture, Media and the Arts. This programme is specifically designed to prepare you to carry out research leading to a PhD.

View the full career prospects of Media & BusinessMedia & Creative IndustriesMedia, Culture & Society, or Media & Journalistiek.

Career opportunities Master Media & Business

Media and Business graduates enjoy excellent career prospects in a wide range of positions in the media sector and other industries. You will be up for jobs such as media analyst, communications adviser, marketer, media planner, product/brand manager, and policy maker. This programme also provides a solid base If you aim to start your own business, carry out applied media and communications research, or pursue a career in media production.

Career opportunities Media & Creative Industries

Media & Creative Industries graduates are widely employable professionals with excellent career opportunities.  You will be up for a variety of management, marketing, consultancy, communication and public relations positions in the media and creative industries and beyond. The Media & Creative Industries programme also offers a strong foundation if you aim to start your own creative business, carry out media and market research, or pursue a career in media production or policy making.

Career opportunities Master Media, Culture & Society 

Media, Culture and Society graduates are eminently employable professionals with excellent prospects on the labour market. Many of our graduates fulfil management, marketing, and public relations functions in the media and communication sector, the creative industries or the art world. Others work as editors, journalists, or producers in various media or have a career as policy makers or consultants in government and other organizations. The Media, Culture, and Society programme also gives you a solid basis on which to build a career as a researcher.

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’s in the 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 Media Studies programme and your English meets the standard, you will be allowed to complete an abridged research Master’s programme of one year.

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