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MA Theatre Studies (Arts and Culture)

Catalog id : 60087
 Course Level
Masters / PG
Full Time

1 Year
 Start month

 Tuition fee

13225 EUR
2000 EUR
2000 EUR

Application fee

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

World University Ranking

About this course

The Master's programme Theatre Studies at the University of Amsterdam is an opportunity to specialise in theatre and performance in one of the world’s most vibrant theatre cities.

The Master's programme Theatre Studies engages with theatre and performance in terms of its rich histories and legacies, as well as its entanglements with contemporary social, political and cultural debates. It teaches methods of analysis and study to equip graduates with the capacity to critically and persuasively reflect about the performing arts.

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Eligibility Criteria

The Master’s in Theatre Studies is open for application to all students with a Bachelor’s diploma from the UvA or from another accredited university in:

  • Theatre Studies
  • Cultural Studies*
  • Art History*
  • Musicology*
  • Media and Culture*
  • Cultural Information Science*
  • The Humanities*

* Only, however, if a prospective student followed a Minor in Theatre Studies worth 30 ECTS credits (to be judged by the Examinations Board).

For further details on typical Student Profile and other requirements visit: http://www.uva.nl/en/education/master-s/master-s-programmes/masters-programmes/masters-programmes/content/folder/theatre-studies-arts-and-culture/application-and-admission/1.-check-the-entry-requirements/admission-requirements.html

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Course Modules

The Master's programme Theatre Studies comprises 60 ECTS credits:

  • 42 credits for core courses and electives.
  • 18 credits for a Master's thesis.

Exact Course Catalogue for detailed information on Full Time programme may be found here: http://studiegids.uva.nl/xmlpages/page/2016-2017-en/search-programme/programme/2460

Other academic details related to the course may be found here: http://www.uva.nl/en/education/master-s/master-s-programmes/masters-programmes/masters-programmes/content/folder/theatre-studies-arts-and-culture/study-programme/study-programme.html

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How to Apply

Please be sure to follow each step carefully.  

  • Check the entry requirements and deadlines
  • Register in Studielink
  • Submit your application to the Graduate School of Humanities
  • Pay the application fee (only for non-Dutch BA)
  • Register for courses
  • Pay the tuition fee

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