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Arts and Culture, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #121 (WUR) Maastricht, Netherlands
In Arts and Culture from Maastricht University you will study culture from a variety of perspectives. To understand the complexity of current society, you will integrate insights from philosophy, history, science and technology studies, art and literature studies.
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Overview

Arts and Culture from Maastricht University  will teach you to understand and frame complex social issues. 

You will learn to think analytically, make connections across a variety of perspectives and develop strong argumentation skills. This will make you an attractive employee in a variety of jobs. Arts and Culture graduates work, for instance, as consultants for cultural institutions, policy advisors for governments, journalists and researchers. However, most graduates will opt for a master's degree before they enter the job market.

Students at Arts and Culture from Maastricht University will:

  • Develop an understanding of the historical roots of modern culture 
  • Reflect philosophically on societal issues of today
  • Develop the analytical capacity to connect diverse scholarly perspectives 
  • Gain in-depth knowledge of the role of the arts, science, technology, media and politics in our culture 

Accreditation

 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    180 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Apollo and Dionysus
  • Doing Ethnography
  • Knowledge and Criticism  
  • Diagnostic Test: English Language
  • Cultural Pluralism
  • Art and Modernity

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    80

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  • Minimum required score:

    6

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General Requirements

  • VWO diploma or an international equivalent
  • Letter of motivation
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • English proficiency
  • A recent passport picture
  • A copy of your valid passport or your EU/EEA identity card
  • A copy of your most recent list of grades and a copy of your diploma if you have obtained it.

Studyportals Tip: Students should consider taking one of the Pre-Bachelor's below. these courses will be necessary if:

  • You are considered ineligible for admission
  • You need to improve your academic, study, research or language skills

Tuition Fee

  • International

    8000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8000 EUR per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2168 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2168 EUR per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Maastricht

  • 700 - 1170 EUR/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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