Master's program in Culture Studies

The Master's program in Culture Studies consists of five specialized tracks to offer multiple perspectives on cultural and societal changes due to digitalization and globalization.

Why Culture Studies in Tilburg?

Within the Master's program 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.

Choose between five specialized tracks

Follow the link of the Master's specializations to find out more about the program and the career perspectives after graduation.

Art, Media and Society

Art, Media and Society is an English track about how cultural products reflect societal issues and what the social, political and ethical implications are.

Global Communication

Global Communication is an English track about challenges in the field of communication affecting people’s daily lives in times of globalization and super diversity, to learn how people deploy their communication skills within and outside their own culture.

Children’s Literature (in Dutch)

Children's Literature (Jeugdliteratuur) is a Dutch track which reflects on actual debates in the (international) children’s literature and the societal changes from the perspective of relevant theoretical concepts, such as ‘child image’ and adaptation.

Management of Cultural Diversity

Management of Cultural Diversity is an English track about cultural diversity in order to constrain risks and seize opportunities within an organization or within societal fields such as education, healthcare, labor market, art and culture.

Ritual in Society

Ritual in Society is an English track about rituals and habits in the (international) society of the past, the present and the future.

Culture Studies in short

LanguageEnglish, one specialization is in Dutch (Children’s Literature)
StartOnce a year (end of August)
Duration 12 Months
Title Master of Arts (MA)
Best preparatory Bachelor’s programs Online Culture: Art, Media and Society en Pabo University
Best preparatory Bachelor’s programs Online Culture: Art, Media and Society en Pabo University
After graduationExamples of future jobs are: consultant, journalist,
human resource manager, cultural entrepreneur
and media & event manager


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