The Bachelor's in Media and Information is dedicated to the exploration of digital culture and today’s ubiquitous forms of information. The programme provides you with the skills necessary to engage with contemporary themes such as surveillance, big data, digital archiving, citizen journalism, and the metrification of everyday life.
In their private lives and as citizens or professionals, people constantly produce and use information. Contemporary life is shaped by ever more complex information technologies and an intensifying information economy. Information has become central to the arts, humanities, creative industries, journalism, and government and administration. Media and Information provides you with advanced conceptual and practical tools to understand the shifts in culture and society brought about by the constant transformation of the media.
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The combination of technology and the humanities is perfect for someone like me.Sophie Hutten, student of Media and Information Read the interview
The programme offers impressive career prospects: graduates go on to work in journalism, advertising, and media sectors, and hold positions as project managers, data analysts, and developers in museums, libraries, archives, the creative industry, and other commercial companies. After completing your Bachelor’s, you can apply to one of UvA’s many Master’s programmes, including the range of programmes in advanced Media Studies.
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Media and Information is an accredited degree programme. After completion of this programme, you will receive a legally accredited Bachelor's degree and the title Bachelor of Arts (BA).
|Degree programme||BA Media and Information|
|Credits||180 ECTS, 36 months|
|Language of instruction||English|