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Media Arts Cultures Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree Scholarships 2017

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Application Deadline: January 1st 2017

Media Arts Cultures have great potential for humanities-based critical reflection and future innovation in the cultural sector. The MediaAC master program answers the needs of the evolving fields related to the future and history of Media Arts Cultures with theoretical and methodological focused research on the heritage, experience and knowledge infrastructures of media arts. The analysis of media arts cultures is socially and culturally enlightening in today’s global digital world and vital to the next generation of scientists and cultural practitioners requiring new strategies for digital heritage documentation and preservation as well as media arts teaching programs.

Media Arts Cultures

Erasmus Mundus joint master degree developed by a consortium of 4 universities. This 2-year MA course with 120 ECTS (4 semesters) awards a joint degree (Master of Arts in Media Arts Cultures).

Erasmus+ scholarships
deadline January 1, 2017.

Self-funded / external-funded applications
deadline June 1, 2017 (EU citizens and residents)
deadline April 29, 2017 (non-EU)

Application requirements are the same for all applicants. Whether applying for the Erasmus+ scholarships or as self-funded / external-funded participation. Whether an EU or other international student.

Applicants must have as first degree at least a Bachelor degree or higher issued by a university (quantified as three years of studies corresponding to 180 ECTS). Or (if ECTS is not used in countries where the first degree was acquired): proof a period of study at a higher education level considered comparable to a Bachelor’s degree (on decision of the MediaAC Admission board). Note for Erasmus+ Scholarship applicants: Your degree must be completed by the scholarship deadline

Please note: Degrees from certain countries require an Apostille or Legal Certification for enrolment. If you are accepted to MediaAC you must deliver this documentation prior to enrolment. Look for your country here.

Applicants must also have sufficient knowledge of English for academic purposes corresponding to level B2 within the CEFR/Common European Framework of Reference for Languages. This is to be sent directly from the test centre TOEFL  (School Code 8773/Art History) (PBT paper-based): 550 www.ets.org/toefl, TOEFL (CBT computer-based, 230 www.ets.org/toefl, TOEFL (iBT internet-based): 80 www.ets.org/toefl, Cambridge ESOL, C1 www.cambridgeenglish.org. An original or verified copy is accepted: IELTS (academic test): 6.5 www.ielts.org.
Your tests results must be less than 2 years old fron your application date to be eligible to submit.

Student’s prerequisite degrees will most likely be from the following: art history, cultural studies, media/communication studies, fine arts practice (media related), cultural management, museology, art restoration, library and archive science, computer science, and any other field directly related to digital media, the arts or culture. Other fields will be taken into consideration by the Application Board. We do not require the 1st university degree to be in a certain field or subject. We do expect the applicant’s motivation to study in the MediaAC programme to balance his/her previous education, working experience (if applicable) and future career plans and that this balance make sense for playing a role in the future of Media Arts Cultures.  Please contact us if you have questions about this.

Application documents

  • Application Form
  • Copy of passport
  • Curriculum vitae (Europass)
  • Letter of motivation that expresses interest in studying Media Arts Cultures (max 1 page)
  • Final university diploma from previous degree(s)
  • Transcripts of records of all higher education studies
  • Recent photograph
  • Proof of proficiency in the English language (transcript of TOEFL / IELTS / Cambridge CPE scores)
  • Essay on “state/future of the art” in Media Arts Cultures (max 2 pages)
  • Example of relevant work. (academic paper, cultural project, art work) (max 5 pages and 50MB)

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