Our Master programme offers a stimulating environment in which students develop a critical vocabulary about the meaning and impact of new media and digital cultures in order to help them become the critical citizens, journalists, researchers, teachers, writers, and policy-makers of the future.
The New Media & Digital Culture Master Programme welcomes students who are eager to learn, participate and co-operate within the academic field of Media Studies.
Application deadlines: Foreign students have to apply before September 1 (if you want to start the Master in February) or before April 1 (if you want to start in September). Dutch students have to apply before October 15 (for a Febru...
The MA thesis is a scholarly text in which you are expected to contribute, on the basis of independent research, to a debate within new media and digital culture. In this section you will find thesis examples and basic information on how to write one.
With over ten years of experience, Utrecht University's MA programme for New Media & Digital Culture teaches students about the impact of new technologies on learning, knowledge production and distribution, play, labour, and about the ways in which we can use media theory, media archaeology, game studies, and audio/visual culture theories to come to rigorous analyses of these impacts.
PLEASE NOTE: this programme is taught in Dutch only!
If your academic background is not in the Humanities or Media Studies, or if you have a degree from a University of Applied Sciences (HBO diploma) you can gain admission to the New Media & Digital Culture MA programme by first applying for a pre-Master's programme. Depending on your prior education and academic skills, this is a full-ti...