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

Catalog id : 60808
 Course Level
Masters / PG
Full Time

1 Year
 Start month

 Tuition fee

13225 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
TOEFL-PBT (min)580
GRE (avg)315
GMAT (avg)600

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About this course

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

The Information Studies track of the Master's in Archival and Information Studies is a one-year master’s programme for those students who are interested in the critical and practical examination of this new shifting informational landscape. Archival and Information Studies: Information Studies offers an academic master’s degree (12-month programme) that covers the full spectrum of the field.

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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 Heritage Studies-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: Cultural 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 Eligibility criteria can be found here: http://www.uva.nl/en/education/master-s/master-s-programmes/masters-programmes/masters-programmes/content/folder/archival-and-information-studies-heritage-studies/application-and-admission/1.-check-the-entry-requirements/admission-requirements.html

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Course Modules

The Master's programme in Archival and Information Studies comprises 60 ECTS credits:

  • 42 credits for core courses and electives;
  • 18 credits for a 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 (Information Studies)

  • Advanced Theories Lab (12 ECTS)
  • Master's Thesis Workshop (18 ECTS)

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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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