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MA Heritage Studies-Archival and Information Studies (Archival Studies Track)

Catalog id : 60835
 Course Level
Masters / PG
 Type
Full Time

 Duration
1.5 Years
 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

World University Ranking

About this course

Archival and Information Studies offers two different tracks: a 90 EC (dual) track Archival Studies and 60 EC track Information Studies. The track Archival Studies is an interdisciplinary programme taught by archivists, information scientists, cultural theorists and experienced practitioners.

The Archival Studies track within Archival and Information Studies is a Professional (dual) Master’s programme which means that it serves as an academic preparation for a specific profession. Archival and Information Studies: Archival Studies offers a Professional Master’s degree (18-month programme) that covers the full spectrum of the field.

Archival and Information Studies is a programme of the accredited Master's degree programme Heritage Studies. Upon successful completion of this programme students receive a legally accredited Master's degree in Heritage Studies and the title Master of Arts (MA).

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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 Archival and Information Studies is open for application to all students with a Bachelor’s diploma from the UvA or from another accredited university, in: Cutural Information Science or Media and Information.
  • 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-3/archival-and-information-studies-heritage-studies/application-and-admission/1.-check-the-entry-requirements/admission-requirements.html

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Course Modules

The Professional Master's programme Archival and Information Studies comprises 90 ECTS credits:

  • 42 credits for courses and electives;
  • 30 credits for the internship and report;
  • 18 credits for the Master's thesis.

Year 1 Semester 1 (Archival and Information Studies)

  • The Information Society and its Infrastructures (12 ECTS)
  • Information Analytics and Digital Humanities (12 ECTS)
  • Specialist courses (students choose one):
  • Archival Appraisal: Concepts and Practices (6 ECTS)
  • Digital Memory and Sovereignty (6 ECTS)

Year 1 Semester 2 - (Archival Studies)

  • Dual Period - Internship and Advanced Themes Lab (30 ECTS)

Year 2 Semester 1 - Archival Studies

  • Master's Thesis (18 ECTS)
  • Recordkeeping Informatics (12 ECTS)

The exact Course Catalogue for this Program can be found at: http://studiegids.uva.nl/xmlpages/page/2016-2017-en/search-programme/programme/2770

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How to Apply

Please make sure to follow each step carefully.  

  • Check the entry requirements and deadlines
  • Register in Studielink [Please be sure to select the correct Master's study programme name in Studielink: "History" (without specifications in brackets).]
  • 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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