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Visual Arts, Media and Architecture (Research)

Critical Studies in Art and Culture

Programme ofArts & Culture
TitleMA Arts & Culture

The Research Master's Programme Visual Arts, Media and Architecture (VAMA) concentrates on the study of current developments in visual arts, architecture and media, from a theoretical and historical perspective. In a globalizing cultural world in which art, architecture and media are ever more closely integrated and packaged as “creative industries,” disciplinary boundaries need questioning and challenging, yet a thorough grounding in older and newer disciplines such as art history, architectural history and media studies is a prerequisite for doing so.

The two-year research master's is aimed in particular at the talented student with an academic bachelor's diploma in art, media and culture. VAMA is a good option for students who are interested in pursuing a PhD after their MA, but also more in general for students who cherish critical attitude, arrive at original lines of questioning based on a profound knowledge of their research subject, and wish to develop their research skills.

  • Start date: 1 September
  • Study type: Full-time
  • Field of Interest: Art, Culture and History
"The tutorials organised in conjunction with the teaching staff provide you with the space to go more deeply into both current research practices and the subject matter. For students who like to show initiative, I would certainly recommend this research master’s course."- Eva van Berne, student

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