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Media and Information

University of Amsterdam

36 months
Duration
9130 EUR/year
2168 EUR/year
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About

The Media and Information programme of the University of Amsterdam is dedicated to the exploration of digital culture and today’s ubiquitous forms of information. The programme provides you with the skills necessary to engage with contemporary themes such as surveillance, big data, digital archiving, citizen journalism, and the metrification of everyday life.

Overview

Media and Information in today's digital world 

In their private lives and as citizens or professionals, people constantly produce and use information. Contemporary life is shaped by ever more complex information technologies and an intensifying information economy. Information has become central to the arts, humanities, creative industries, journalism, and government and administration. Media and Information provides you with advanced conceptual and practical tools to understand the shifts in culture and society brought about by the constant transformation of the media.

Is Media and Information right for you? 

The Media and Information programme of the University of Amsterdam is the ideal programme if you:

  • Want to understand how social media platforms, mobile devices, organisations, and their institutional and political frameworks shape our culture through the production, distribution, and use of information.
  • Have a broad interest in the relationship between culture and technology.
  • Want to learn the latest tools and methodologies which enable you to explore how information travels.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Media and Information: Living Information
  • Analysing Digital Culture
  • Media and Culture: Media Culture in Transformation
  • Media Theory
  • Media Research
  • Current Themes in Media Studies

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Students applying to one of our Bachelor’s programmes should hold a Dutch VWO diploma, a HBO propedeuse or a foreign diploma that is equivalent to one of these diplomas. If you have foreign credentials, mathematics and English should be included in your final examination or attended until the last year of your secondary education.
  • The starting level of a regular study programme at Dutch universities is comparable to that of other Western European countries, but it is generally higher than in most countries outside Western Europe.
  • If you are a non-native English speaker, you will need to demonstrate English language proficiency in order to be eligible for our English-taught Bachelor’s programmes.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    9130 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9130 EUR per year during 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2168 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2168 EUR per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Amsterdam

1000 - 1500 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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