M.A. On Campus

Film and Contemporary Audiovisual Media

University of Groningen

12 months
14300 EUR/year
2168 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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We offer a master degree in Film and Contemporary Audiovisual Media at University of Groningen. Within a year you can acquire a Master’s degree from one of the Top 100 universities in the world—and you will do so in the city with the youngest population in the Netherlands. 


An internship in film, television, or other media is part of the program as well.

In ‘Film and Contemporary Audiovisual Media’ you will work closely with our international faculty from University of Groningen, who will initiate you into the latest theoretical debates in film and media studies.

You will learn to work with state-of-the-art approaches such as phenomenology, film-cognitivism, ecocriticism, film-philosophy, digital film forensics, and experimental media archaeology.

Job prospects

Alumni of this track have found jobs in a wide array of fields

  • Event and collection management in film and television museums (Eye Film Institute, Sound and Vision)
  • Film curating, (freelance) film and art reviewing, newspaper and magazine journalism (Filmkrant)
  • Film festival organizing and programming (Movies That Matter, IDFA, NFF, IVA, Flicks, Kino Klandestino, Zienemaan, etc.)
  • Practical film-making

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Contemporary Film and Media Curating 
  • The Film Experience 
  • Contemporary Complex Cinema 
  • Documentary Now!

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

Minimum requirement of TOEFL iBT 90 (with a minimum of 21 on all items), or IELTS 6.5 (with a minimum of 6 on all items). Cambridge C1 Advanced or C2 Proficiency with a minimum score of 180.

Bachelor's degree in Arts, Culture and Media or in a related field, such as:

  • Arts Philosophy
  • Arts Sociology
  • Arts Policy
  • Film
  • Music
  • Theatre
  • Literature

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    14300 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14300 EUR per year during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2168 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2168 EUR per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Groningen

750 - 1000 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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