Master's program in Culture Studies
If you are interested in a Master's program in Culture Studies, you can choose from five specialized tracks which offer multiple perspectives on cultural and societal changes due to digitalization and globalization.
Study Culture Studies at Tilburg University
Art and Media Studies1 year English Starts end of August
Study how artistic and cultural expressions develop under the influence of digitalization, mediatization, and privatization of public space. Combine theories from different disciplines, such as media, cultural and literary studies, sociology, and philosophy. Analyze how innovations come about, what their implications are for society, and learn how to communicate about them professionally.
Digital Culture Studies1 year English Starts end of August
Digital technologies are an intrinsic feature of everyday life in today’s society. New modes of social interaction have emerged, involving intense activity on social media, the use of apps and information technology. Data gathering and algorithmic patterning influence our access to information, how we present ourselves, and how we see others. Learn to analyze the impact of these phenomena on individuals, communities, and society as a whole.
Health Humanities1 year English Starts end of August
Reflect on current issues relating to wellbeing and health, and to healthcare and medicine from a humanities perspective. Analyze the influence of cultural norms, diversity, technology and the online world. Develop a new perspective to contribute to innovations, policy discussions and the public debate.
Management of Cultural Diversity1 year English Starts end of August
Become an expert in managing a culturally diverse workforce within companies and organizations. Work on policies solving important societal challenges, such as equal opportunities in the labor market, the educational or the healthcare system and the participation of refugees in society. This is a track of MA Culture Studies.
Jeugdliteratuur (in Dutch)1 year Dutch Starts end of August
Study children, young adults and their books in relation to the world surrounding them. With theories and methods from different disciplines, you analyze and interpret developments within the field of young adult and children’s literature, and give advice about the role literature plays in the development and education of children and young adults.
Why Culture Studies in Tilburg?
Within the Master's programs in Culture Studies, the following aspects of art and culture are central themes:
- The different types of cultural expressions in the form of literature, art, motion pictures and popular music.
- The business side of culture, such as consumer behavior, culture participation and culture policy.
- Recent developments in the field of culture in the form of multiculturalism and digitalization.
- The cutting edge between online and offline.
- Writing attractive and accessible articles on online news platform Diggit Magazine gives you the opportunity to present academic knowledge to a wider audience and work on your journalistic skills.
(of all students who started in September, 2021)
National Alumni Survey, 2021 | n=11 (Culture Studies, all tracks)
Alumni report, 2021 | n=502 (Culture Studies, all tracks)
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