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BA Arts, Media & Society

3 years

€2143 pa

Programme profile

Artistic and (digital) media are increasingly shaping our culture and world. In this programme, you will learn about contemporary art practices in order to find new perspectives on global issues. The dynamic exchange between artistic strategies and activist strategies will be a converging point of the programme.

Note: if you need accommodation through the university's Housing Office, you must apply by 01 April

Programme content

In Year 1, you will build your core knowledge and competences in the field of Art History. In addition, you will follow modules in areas such as: Modern and contemporary art & photography, Big media and Cinema and photography

In Year 2, you will focus on global issues and examine the impact of art and media on society, and of course, the interactions between them.You will immerse yourself in the world of cutting-edge developments in contemporary art and media — from traditional media to digital media, from activist art to poetic encounters. Social media will also be examined as platforms and strategies for political and social action, e.g., during the Arab Spring.

In Year 3, you will advance your theoretical understanding at the intersection of art, media and society and develop your own critical analysis in the form of a thesis.

Entry Requirements

Three A-Levels (CCC)

Six subjects at Leaving Certificate including 3 at H5. Minimum points: 400. (Note: some LC subjects are deemed not sufficiently academic by Leiden are not counted. Check with EUNiCAS)



Yes: Letter of Motivation

01 October

15 June