Pre-Master's programme

If you do not meet the entry requirements for the MA New Media & Digital Culture you might be considered for a Pre-Master's programme which comprises no more than 60 EC.

Entry requirements

Check the Master's entry requirements to see if you are eligible for a Pre-Master’s programme. Please note: A Pre-Master's programme is only available for students with a Dutch educational background who do not need housing, and who do not have or require a residence permit for study purposes. When in doubt about your residence permit, you can send an email to Utrecht University's International Student Admissions, including a copy of both sides of the permit. Do not forget to state clearly that you are referring to a Pre-Master’s programme. 

Courses

Within the Pre-Master’s programme:

  • You will follow six courses (two per study period) from a selection of our media-related Bachelor's tracks.
  • You will also follow two courses dedicated to preparing for and writing a Bachelor's thesis on a new media and digital culture related topic.

Your course selection will be based on personal interests and recommendations from the admissions committee. Our media-related BA tracks are:
 

Verdiepingspakket Nieuwe Media en Digitale Cultuur

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Verdiepingspakket Critical Data Studies

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Minor Game Studies

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Part-time

The Pre-Master’s programme can also be followed in part-time over a two year period.

Costs

Have a look at the costs of a Pre-Master’s programme (in Dutch). 

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