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Arts and Culture

Leiden University

Master Postgraduate Leiden

Course description

Qualification Master of Arts
Field of study Humanities, social sciences, communication and arts
Course summary The Master programme in Arts and Culture at Leiden University is unique in the Netherlands for the interdisciplinary range of subjects offered and the diversity of optional tracks.
Course description The Master of Arts and Culture at Leiden University is personally-tailored and offered within small scale seminars giving you a high degree of contact with lecturers and fellow students. The programme is broad, it covers arts from throughout the world and arts forms, media and disciplines from the past and the present. Our programme enables you to learn about the influence of art on society and to analyse the effect of works of art on their environment. With these skills you will become an attractive employee for a diverse range of employers in the art field and beyond. Museums and collections play an important role within the Master's programme. The arts and culture department collaborates on teaching and research with many academic and cultural institutions nationally and internationally. You will benefit from this international network during and after your Master's degree. * Leiden University's Humanities Faculty was recently ranked 25th in the Times Higher Education worldwide ranking.
Study subjects For an overview of the subjects offered by this programme in the current year, check out the e-Prospectus: http://studiegids.leidenuniv.nl/studies/show/arts-and-culture. The subjects can vary from year to year.
Course objectives The MA in Arts and Culture will enable you to acquire academic knowledge, understanding and skills, and train you in the use of scientific methods in the field of Arts and Culture, in particular with regard to your chosen specialisation. You will also develop the following academic and professional skills: independent academic reasoning and conduct, the ability to analyse complex problems and academic reporting.
ECTS credits 60.00
Duration 18 month(s)
part-time
Language of instruction English
Instruction modes case study, excursion, group discussion, group assignment, lecture, literature study, research, research project, research proposal, practicum, project, seminar, internship, exhibition, tutorial, working group, workshop, self study
Accreditation NVAO

About the institution

Department Faculty of Humanities
Information about the institution High-quality education, a broad choice of programmes and all complemented with personal support make Leiden University the perfect option for successfully taking your studies to the next level.

Admission

Admission requirements
  1. You should have knowledge and understanding: * of the history of art production in western and non-western cultures from Antiquity down to the present day and of different forms of art, architecture and design; * of form, function, content, material and technique of art works; * and the ability to give well-founded criticism to academic art-historical texts.
  2. A bachelor's degree from a Dutch research university in Art History. Holders of a comparable bachelor's degree from a research university, equivalent to the level of a Dutch academic Bachelor's degree may also be granted admission.
Language requirements
IELTS overall band 7
TOEFL internet based 100
Professional experience required -
Duration 18 month(s)
part-time
Application deadlines
Start date EU/EEA Students Non-EU/EEA students
1 Sep 2020 15 Jun 2020 1 Apr 2020
1 Feb 2021 1 Dec 2020 15 Oct 2020
1 Sep 2021 15 Jun 2021 1 Apr 2021
Tuition fees
Year EU/EEA Non-EU/EEA Institutional
No tuition fees available.

In short, the following rules apply:

  • The “EU/EEA rate” is the regular fee for students from within the EU/EEA.
  • The “non-EU/EEA rate” is the rate for students from outside the EU/EEA.
  • The “institutional rate” is for all students who have already obtained a bachelor’s or master’s degree and who want to start a second programme leading to a degree at the same level or at a lower level.
  • Note that FT, PT and D stand for "full-time", "part-time" and "dual", respectively.

Make sure you contact your institution to find out what rate applies to you. The rates listed here are estimates.

Scholarships

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For more scholarships, visit: www.grantfinder.nl

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Contact

Contact information for the study programme

Arts And Culture Coordinator Of Studies

stuco-ma-kg@hum.leidenuniv.nl

Contact information for the institution

Studielijn Universiteit Leiden

study info

studielijn@leidenuniv.nl

Telephone number
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