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Media Studies - Sociology of Culture, Media and the Arts

Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam

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Immerse yourself. Get in-depth, internationally focused, social-scientific training. Study key issues in media, arts and society, and go on to a PhD or a career in research, policy, or consultancy.

This research master teaches you how social scientific research creates knowledge, and how you may design and carry out your own empirical research. You will explore the main lines theoretical inquiry and contribute to the academic debate.

Erasmus University is a top-rated university in a dynamic city. This advanced, research-oriented programme is taught by top researchers, with occasional guest lectures given by renowned experts. Coursework is interactive and intensive, and can be tailored to meet individual needs.

Apply your research skills in new settings, and go on to a PhD in sociology, arts and culture studies, or media studies. The degree is also an excellent stepping stone to a career in applied research, policy, or consultancy.


2018 Full-time Institutioneel € 10900 / jaar
2018 Full-time Internationaal € 10900 / jaar
2018 Full-time Wettelijk voorgeschreven € 2060 / jaar
2019 Full-time Institutioneel € 11200 / jaar
2019 Full-time Internationaal € 11200 / jaar
2019 Full-time Wettelijk voorgeschreven € 2078 / jaar


Academic writing skills, analytical skills and international background.


* Cutting-edge knowledge of contemporary issues and cultural processes, and of key developments in the field.
* Hands-on, research-oriented instruction by internationally renowned scholars in the field.
* A cosmopolitan and intellectually stimulating learning environment.
* Interactive and intensive coursework.


*Theory Courses covering major perspectives, subfields and issues in the sociology of culture, media and the arts;
*Methods Courses covering advanced quantitative and qualitative research methods;
*Elective Courses;
*Optional Study Period Abroad;
*Research Master Seminar;
*Individual Research Projects: Research Traineeship and Master Thesis

instruction modes

Seminars, workgroups and a mixture of lectures and hands on practice.

job perspective

Graduates of the Research Master follow PhD programmes in variety of academic fields, including Sociology, Media and Communication, Public Administration, Geo Sciences, Arts and Culture Studies, History, Area Studies, and Economics and Business. The Research Master's programme is also an excellent stepping stone to a career outside the university, such as in applied social research, cultural policy, and consultancy in the media sector or art world.

Niveau WO
Vorm Full-time
Incompany Nee
Open inschrijving Nee
Doorlooptijd 24 maanden
Type MSc (Master of Science)
Kosten (indicatie) Tussen de €450 en €1350
Titulatuur MSc (Master of Science)
Benodigde taalkennis Engels
Gefinancierd Regering
Afronding Diploma
Credits 420