Master in Social Research (African Studies) - Máster en Investigación Social (Estudios Africanos)
1. A completed Bachelor´s degree in History
2. Proficiency in English
•A TOEFL score of ≥575 (paper based) or ≥232 (computer based) or ≥90(internet based)
•A IELTS score of ≥6.5
•Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English (CAE) or Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE) with a mark of C or higher
There are three Master’s programmes that are part of the Master’s in Historical, Literary and Cultural Studies (Research). Each of these programmes have their specific admission requirements regarding the Bachelor’s degree that will give admittance to each programme.
Whether you are interested in the ancient world, political history or religious history; the Research Master’s programme in Historical, Literary and Cultural Studies offers something for each and everyone.
There are three Master’s specialisations: Historical Studies, Literary Studies or Art and Visual Culture. Each programme has their own focus. Historical Studies focuses mainly on the visual and material culture from the Antiquity. Literary studies focuses on classical and modern languages like German, Spanish, French and English. Art and Visual culture focuses on visual and material culture from Antiquity to the present.
The master´s programmes in Historical, Literary & Cultural Studies offers three specialisations:
Art and Visual Culture
The three Master´s degree specialisations each contain different courses with a considerable amount of space for students to choose courses that fit their specific needs.
All three specialisations have a similar structure which contains the following elements:
·Theory of scientific research in Humanities 5.0 EC
· Methods and Techniques in Humanities 5.0 EC
· Contemporary Debates in Humanities 5.0 EC
·Academic Writing. 5.0 EC
· Key Texts for Humanities 5.0 EC
·Research seminar 5.0 EC
·Research paper and proposal 5.0 EC
·Master´s thesis and colloquium 25.0 EC
·Plus disciplinary courses and research stay/internship abroad 55.0 EC
An international academic career, as a PhD researcher in the Netherlands or abroad; jobs in politics, education, journalism, museums or business.