Our graduates have socially relevant expertise at an academic level, applicable in areas such as cultural policy (municipal, regional, national, and European), journalism, media organisations, public history, the museum sector, the culture industry, the non-profit sector in general, and education. You may also combine this Master’s programme with a programme to become a grade-one history teacher.
Graduates from our Cultural History programme have mostly found jobs in museums and heritage organisations, as well as in the field of (secondary) education:
- Guide at the Rijksmuseum
- History Teacher in secondary education at SPCO Groene Hart
- Image Editor at Matrijs Editors
- Museum instructor at the National Maritime Museum
- Historian at the Florence Nightingale Institute
- Editor at the Atlas of Cultural Heritage, Noordhoff Editors
Other alumni found jobs at, for example: The Cultural Heritage Agency of the Netherlands | The Dutch National Museum of Antiquities | Leiden University | Stedelijk Gymnasium Breda | Vrije Universiteit Brussel
Students who want to continue with a PhD programme after their Master’s degree might consider doing a Research Master (in History) at Utrecht University. However, several graduates of the Master’s programme in Cultural History have found PhD positions.
Alumna Celine Frohn is a PhD candidate at the University of Sheffield.