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BA Media and Information

Catalog id : 50010
 Course Level
Bachelors / UG
Full Time

3 Years
 Start month

 Tuition fee

9250 EUR
2006 EUR
2006 EUR

Application fee

International 0 EUR
National 0 EUR
Faculty of Humanities
Scores accepted
IELTS (min)6.5
TOEFL-IBT (min)92
SAT (avg)580

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About this course

The Bachelor’s in Media and Information is dedicated to the exploration of New Media and the pervasive production, distribution and use of information in today’s society. Students analyse specific new media phenomena, including social media platforms, as well as broader contemporary themes, such as surveillance, citizen journalism, locative media, and the monitoring and metrification of everyday life.

The programme gives them advanced conceptual and practical tools to understand the seismic shifts in culture and society brought about by the constant transformation of media. 

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Eligibility Criteria

The following factors are taken into consideration while admitting applicants into this programme.

  • Prior education
  • English language proficiency
  • Motivation letter

Further details can be found at: http://www.uva.nl/en/education/bachelor-s/bachelor-s-programmes/bachelor-s-programmes/bachelor-s-programmes/content/folder/media-and-information/application-and-admission/international-prior-education/1.-check-the-entry-requirements/check-the-entry-requirements.html

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Course Modules

First Year Courses:

  • Living Information
  • Media Aesthetics
  • Analysing Digital Culture
  • Media Culture in Transformation
  • Doing Media Studies 1 (Academic English)
  • Media Theory
  • Media Research
  • Advanced Topics in Media Studies
  • Doing Media Studies 2

In the second year, students choose between two tracks:

  • Information Cultures
    • Information and the Digital
    • Coding the Humanities
    • Digital Methods and Information Analytics
    • We are the Archive
    • Unstructuring Data - The Anarchive
    • Philosophy of Science
    • Full semester of electives
    • Research Workgroup and Thesis Project
  • New Media and Digital Culture
    • New Media Theory
    • Digital Methods and Information Analytics
    • Data Journalism and Media Witnessing
    • Code and Culture
    • Digital Objects and Practices
    • Philosophy of Science
    • Full semester of electives
    • Research Workgroup and Thesis Project

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How to Apply

Application Steps

  • Check the entry requirements
  • Register in Studielink 
  • Complete your application
  • Pay the tuition fee once accepted

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