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MA Comparative Cultural Analysis - Arts and Culture

 Course Level
Masters / PG
 Type
Full Time

 Duration
1 Year
 Start month
September

 Tuition fee

International
13225 EUR
National
2006 EUR
EU
2006 EUR

Application fee

International 0 EUR
National 0 EUR
EU 50 EUR
Department
Faculty of Humanities
Scores accepted
IELTS (min)6.5
TOEFL-IBT (min)92
TOEFL-PBT (min)580
GRE (avg)315
GMAT (avg)600
58

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About this course

The Master’s programme Comparative Cultural Analysis is dedicated to exploring a wide variety of cultural phenomena from a theoretical, interdisciplinary and intercultural perspective. Works of art and literature, cinema and new media, as well as academic and popular culture are examined in relation to contemporary issues such as globalization, mobility, gender identities, and social and cultural conflicts.

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Eligibility Criteria

Please read all the requirements carefully. In the online application you will be asked to upload proof of all mentioned requirements.

  • The Master’s in Comparative Cultural Analysis - Art and Culture is open for application to all students with a Bachelor’s diploma from the UvA or from another accredited university, in: 
    • Comparative Literature, from the UvA, or a recognized equivalent from another (foreign) accredited university. 
  • and the following programmes upon completion of sufficient courses relating to Comparative Literature or Cultural Studies:
    • All languages
    • Media and Culture
    • Cultural Studies / Cultural Analysis
    • Sociology
    • Philosophy
    • Gender Studies
    • Performance Studies
    • Cultural Anthropology
    • Musicology
    • Art History and Theory
  • English language requirements: New Master's students should be able to speak, read, write and understand English at advanced academic level.
  • Application documents: To apply for this Master's programme students need to upload all of the application documents.
  • The exact admission requirements of this program can be found here: http://www.uva.nl/en/education/master-s/master-s-programmes/masters-programmes/masters-programmes/content/folder/comparative-cultural-analysis-arts-and-culture/application-and-admission/1.-check-the-entry-requirements/admission-requirements.html

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Course Modules

The Master's programme Comparative Cultural Analysis comprises 60 ECTS credits:

  • 42 credits for courses
  • 18 credits for a thesis

The exact Course Catalogue for this Program can be found at: http://studiegids.uva.nl/xmlpages/page/2016-2017-en/search-programme/programme/2698

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How to Apply

Please make sure to follow each step carefully.  

  • Check the entry requirements and deadlines
  • Register in Studielink 
  • Submit the application to the Graduate School of Humanities
  • Provide Supporting Documents:
    • Copy of your passport or ID
    • Official transcripts of your BA and/or MA
    • BA diploma (for those who have already completed their BA)
    • Motivational letter
    • CV or resumé
    • Sample of written work (min. 10 pages)
    • English language test (unless they are exempt)
    • Programme specific documents (if applicable)
    • Receipt of application fee payment (non-Dutch BA only)
    • Scholarship application (excellent non-EU students only)
  • Pay the application fee (only for non-Dutch BA)
  • Register for courses
  • Pay the tuition fee

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