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- A completed Bachelor's degree in Creative Industries: Cultural Studies, Art History or a Bachelor's of Arts with at least 45 EC in Art History, Cultural Studies and/or Cultural Policy.
- Proficiency in English
In order to take part in this programme, you need to have fluency in both written and spoken English. Non-native speakers of English* without a Dutch Bachelor's degree or VWO diploma need one of the following:
- A TOEFL score of ≥575 (paper based) or ≥90 (internet based) and all subscores ≥22
- A IELTS score of ≥6.5 and all subscrores ≥ 6.5
- Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English (CAE) or Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE) with a mark of C or higher
- successful completion of a Bachelor's programme that was taught completely in the English language in one of the following countries: EU/EEA-countries, Australia, Canada, New Zealand, United States of America
Months of entry
The Master’s specialisation in Creative Industries focuses on the artistic product and the tension between creativity and commerce. You will study our (post-)industrial society as a cultural phenomenon. The programme explores the wonderful new world where high fashion interacts with technological gadgets; where tourists discover a town’s cultural highlights with an app as a guide. The programme takes a strong focus on culture and partners with a number of cultural organisations in the Nijmegen area. As a student, you will have hands-on assignments in order to help develop your practical skills.
If you want to contribute to the development of the young, dynamic and most certainly expanding creative sector, then this Master’s specialisation is for you.
What will you learn?
- Take a reflective, critical view of creative industries in relationship to economics and commercialism
- Understand the aesthetical and creative elements of the creation of cultural products
- Get valuable experience developing, conducting and presenting your own research
Graduates from this programme can find work in a variety of areas and positions:
- Trend watcher for companies
- Consultant for education organisations
- Consultant for television stations
- Cultural policy-maker
- Festival organiser
- Webmester for musuems or cultural institutes
- Cultural programme organiser
To apply for this course, please contact us by e-mail.
Learn more via the Radboud University contact form.
Fees and funding
There are various scholarships available for studying at Radboud University. Some of the opportunities are described below. A full list, including detailed information, can be found on our scholarships and grants page at our website.
Radboud Scholarship Programme
Open to a select number of excellent international students. Instead of the institutional tuition fees, non-EEA students pay the legal tuition fees (€2,209). Visa and residence permit costs, liability insurance and health insurance are also covered.
Orange Tulip Scholarship
Open to students from Brazil, Mexico, Russia, Indonesia, South-Korea, Vietnam, Thailand, and China. Instead of the institutional tuition fees, non-EEA students pay the legal tuition fees (€2,209). Visa and residence permit costs, liability insurance and health insurance are also covered.
Radboud Faculty of Arts Study Funds
Students who receive either the Radboud Scholarship or the Orange Tulip Scholarship are eligible for an additional grant to assist with study costs. The grant consists of 2,500 euros paid in 10 instalments throughout the year.
Open to excellent American students. The grant will be paid in 12 monthly instalments of 1,050 euros. International travel and the cost of the residence permit will be covered, and an extra allowance of €1150 will be paid on arrival.
Sino-Dutch Bilateral Exchange Scholarship
Open to excellent students from China. Consists of a contribution of € 16,113 towards the total costs of one year of study or research in the Netherlands.
Aimed at lecturers at higher education institutions in Indonesia who wish to pursue a PhD or Master's at a university in the Netherlands. A DIKTI scholarship includes allowances for living expenses, insurance, travel costs, tuition fees and more.
Indonesian Education Scholarship (LPDP)
Open to excellent Indonesian students under the age of 35. Involves a full scholarship.
Holland Scholarship Programme
Open to excellent students from Canada, America, India and Turkey. Scholarship consists of 5,000 euros payed at the start of study.
Dutch Student Finance
EU/EEA students and Swiss students under 30 years of age are eligible if they are working at least 56 hours per month in the Netherlands, or have been living in the Netherlands for five years or more. Dutch student finance consists of four components: a basic grant, a supplementary grant (depending on the parental income), a student travel product, and a loan.
Qualification, course duration and attendance options
- full time12 months
- Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
Course contact details
- Study Information