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MScArts and Culture: Creative Industries

Radboud University
Netherlands, Nijmegen
Tuition fee €16,000 per year
Application fee €75 one-time

The handling fee is NOT applicable to:

- Students with a nationality from the EEA countries or from countries that are candidates for EEA membership*
- Students who receive a full scholarship (proven by uploading a grant statement)

This fee will be refunded to you once you are fully enrolled as a student at Radboud University. The fee is NOT refundable when you are not admitted.

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What do your clothes say about your identity? Can an artist still breakthrough without competing on a talent show? The creative industry is a fast-changing sector where the focus always seems to be on the tension between creativity and commerce. You may wonder how it could be any different, in a world where creativity has become a commodity.

Master’s programme in Creative Industries: something for you?

- Look at many areas of the creative industry: not just fashion, music, film and television, but also (social) media and education.
- Approaching the creative industries with a strong focus on culture.
- A hands-on programme, with several assignments a week challenging you to develop the ‘soft skills’ to be successful in the labour market.
- Having close contacts with art and cultural organisations in and around Nijmegen.

Programme structure

The Master’s specialisation in Creative Industries is taught at the Faculty of Arts. It has a course load of 60 EC* (one-year). All the courses are 5 EC and the Master’s Thesis is 20 EC. The structure of the programme is presented here.

Career opportunities

The jobs you might find yourself doing after graduating from this programme are extremely varied. The terrain of creative industries is as diverse as it is big and it’s continually expanding, creating lots of new potential jobs. We, therefore, expect there will be more and more demand for people with expertise in the creative industries.

To give you an idea of possible jobs, here a sample of jobs the graduates are now doing:

- Trend watcher for companies
- Consultant art education for an educational organisation
- Consultant ‘quality television’ for a national commercial television station
- Cultural policy-maker for the government
- Festival organiser
- Webmaster at a museum
- Programme organiser at a film festival

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States