Research Master in the Sociology of Culture, Media and the Arts 

Research master programme
Media Studies (Sociology of Culture, Media and the Arts)
(Government funded)
Title / Degree
Master of Science (MSc)
Faculty / Institute
Type of programme Full-time 
Start of programme September
Duration of programme 24 months (full-time)
Number of credits
120 ECTS (60 ECTS per year)
Language of instruction
Accreditation NVAO
Numerus fixus Not applicable
Decentral selection
Not applicable
Admission requirements
  • A Bachelor’s degree Social sciences or Arts, preferably in sociology, arts and cultural studies, media, or communication;
  • Solid background in social scientific research methods;
  • Sufficient level of English proficiency: TOEFL 600 / 250 /100 OR IELTS 7.0;
  • Excellent study results;
  • Strong motivation
Application deadline(s)
15  April (Non EU/EEA), 15 May (EU/EEA)
Tuition fee 2018/2019 € 2.060 (EU/EEA)*, € 10.900 (Non EU/EEA), tuition fees may deviate.
Tuition fee 2017/2018 € 2.006 (EU/EEA)*, € 10.800 (Non EU/EEA), tuition fees may deviate.
Faculty website www.eshcc.eur.nl/english/rmscma
Brochure Brochure Research Master in Media Studies

* The said tuition fees are subject to change. Prior to the start of the academic year, tuition fees may be modified by Dutch government. Erasmus University Rotterdam reserves the right to make changes affecting policies, fees, curricula, or any other matter announced in this publication without further notice.