12 months
14600 EUR/year
2143 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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Approaching health and medicine from an interdisciplinary humanities perspective, this program will enable you to critically analyze current healthcare and contribute to its improvement. This is a track of MA Culture Studies.

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Study how developments and opinions regarding health, medicine and healthcare are reflected in cultural practices in society. And learn how cultural norms, diversity, technological developments and the online world shape these developments and opinions.

Programme Structure

You learn to:
  • Critically evaluate various types of knowledge production in contemporary health and medicine using various types of research and methodologies.
  • Develop the ability to think critically about past and present events and experiences in relation to medicine.
  • Relate concepts of health and medical sciences and practices to questions of public debate and concern.
  • Connect theory with practice through an internship (optional) and by attending guest lectures from professionals.
  • Learn how to write scientific articles based on academic content which will be published in Diggit Magazine, an online news platform about digital culture, globalization, and arts.

This is a track of MA Culture Studies. You specialize by following one of its tracks.

Typical courses are:
  • Cultural practices of knowledge production in health and medicine
  • Online Health Practices
  • The Normal and the Abnormal
  • Diversity and Equity in Health and Medicine

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




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Academic requirements

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

English requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • You are eligible to apply if you have a Bachelor's degree in a relevant discipline, such as general Culture Studies, Philosophy, Literature, Linguistics, Religious Studies, Science and Technology Studies, Anthropology, Medicine, History etc. or a BA in Liberal Arts and Sciences.
  • Our exam committee will assess every application and evaluate whether or not your previous education matches 3 years of Dutch academic education. Our Admissions Committee evaluates the modules you have completed previously and whether these match the profile for the program. Depending on your academic deficiencies or degree, you might be required to follow and complete a pre-master’s program.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14600 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14600 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2143 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2143 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.


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