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Media Studies: New Media and Digital Culture

Universiteit van Amsterdam

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The Master's programme New Media and Digital Culture is meant for students who are interested in contributing to timely discourse surrounding critical media theory.


The Master's in New Media and Digital Media at the University of Amsterdam builds upon the pioneering new media scene. Students gain an in-depth knowledge of new media theory, viewed from the perspectives of media archaeology, materialist and other critical traditions, and applied to such topics as blogging, locative media, networks and protocol.
The UvA is known for its pioneering new media scene, with its emphasis on Internet culture. Students are trained in the areas of info-aesthetics and visualisation, with its emphasis on how to read, understand and critique information graphics, interfaces and online interactivity.
Among the expertise available to students is the emerging area of digital methods; Internet research approaches and techniques that are specific to the new medium and the study of natively digital objects. Depending on interests and skills, students may participate in research projects that concern Amsterdam new media events, festivals, exhibitions and installations, as well as international new media issues, such as Internet censorship.
New Media and Digital Culture is an accredited degree programme in Media Studies.

Kosten

2018 Full-time Institutioneel € 12025 / jaar
2018 Full-time Internationaal € 13225 / jaar
2018 Full-time Wettelijk voorgeschreven € 2060 / jaar

curriculum

The programme in New Media and Digital Culture yields 60 ECTS credits:
* 42 credits for core courses, electives and a research seminar;
* 18 credits for a Master's thesis.
The specific number of credits a student is required to obtain through coursework is determined by the admissions committee and is based on the student's previous qualifications. Fulfilment of all the requirements will take at least one year.

job perspective

In the past, graduates have also started their own new media businesses and gone on to work for governmental and non-governmental organisations. In addition, advanced students can pursue academic careers in research and teaching.

objectives

The Master in New Media & Digital Culture is for students interested in contributing to timely discourse surrounding critical media theory. It builds upon the pioneering new media scene that Amsterdam is known for, with an emphasis on the study of Internet culture.

tuition fee

Tuition fees are adjusted annually. For up-to-date information, please see www.uva.nl/collegegeld (Dutch students) or www.uva.nl/tuition (international students).

Niveau WO
Vorm Full-time
Incompany Nee
Open inschrijving Nee
Doorlooptijd 12 maanden
Type MA (Master of Arts)
Kosten (indicatie) Tussen de €450 en €1350
Titulatuur MA (Master of Arts)
Benodigde taalkennis Engels
Gefinancierd Regering
Afronding Diploma
Credits 60