Media Technology

2 Jahre

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Application deadline: EU/EEA students: 15 June (September intake); 1 December (February intake) Non - EU/EEA students: 1 April (September intake); 15 October (February intake)

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About Media Technology

In the Media Technology master's programme we offer you a place where students, a rtists and scientists do research by creating innovative solutions, inspired by results and principles of science. To achieve this, the curriculum focuses on creative expl oration and on the understanding of science and technology. The programme encourages you to draw from the knowledge available throughout Leiden University and the Art Science programme of the Royal Academy of Arts in The Hague. After graduation, you are prepared for any future career involving creative and critical thinking, and in particular for a future in scientific research.

Are you looking for an MSc programme where creativity, technology and scientific research are key concepts? Our master's programme Media Technology is the right choice. You will work with students from different ba ckgrounds in a creative environment where the goal is to stimulate innovation and creativity in scientific research by the innovative application of technology.

Curriculum and Overview

The Media Technology master's programme gives you the opportunity to broaden your horizon, develop new skills, expand and deepen your knowledge. The Media Technology programme comprises research training projects to a total of at least 50 EC, including creating an innovative concept and presenting it at an exhibition and the master thesis. You follow several compulsory courses (57 EC) and electives (13 EC).

Within the Media Technology curriculum a portion of the total credits can be obtained by following elective courses . Throughout the academic year there are many electives available within different faculties and departments of Leiden University and the Inte rfaculty Art Science in The Hague. Students are also allowed to take electives in, for instance, Computer Science, Psychology, Art History, Linguistics and Philosophy.

For detailed information on the courses and curricula, see the e-Prospectus:

Job and Career Prospects

Graduates are trained in scientific research methods, creative development of ideas and products , working as an individual and within a team. The working perspectives are various. Some of our students aim at a scientific career, and strive to be a PhD student in Leiden or elsewhere. Graduates can pursue a doctorate. Other students will work in the fields of IT, arts, product design or communication. Some of them will be performers, teachers or consultants, some will run their own companies.

Do you want to apply for this programme at Leiden University? Find out how to apply by following the step-by step guide:

About Leiden University

Are you curious, critical and involved in the world around you? At Leiden University, the oldest university in the Netherlands, you can make a valuable contribution to tackling the various national and international challenges facing modern society. Together with ac ademics and fellow students from all over the world, you will actively address these challenges. We keep an open mind, do not shy away from difficult discussions and allow one another the space to disagree. We expect the same active, open - minded and critical attitude from you.

We challenge you to look beyond your own boun daries. Leiden University welcomes anyone who wants to achieve their full potential. Our modest community size in the historical cities of Leiden and The Hague creates a highly personal and committed atmosphere. Together, we map out a learning path that suits you and your ambitions. You will also be encouraged to conduct research in cooperation with eminent and enthusiastic scholars. The knowledge and skills you develop here will benefit you for the rest of your life, regardless of the career path you choose!

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