The job market
The Master's in Film Studies prepares students for a career in cultural institutions, education, arts administration, festival programming and media industries. Graduates can also opt to continue their studies in the Professional Master's programme Preservation and Presentation of the Moving Image, the Research Master's programme Media Studies or the Research Master's programme Cultural Analysis, all of which are offered by the University of Amsterdam.
An academic career
Graduates can also go on to a PhD programme at the UvA, another Dutch university or a university abroad. When pursuing an academic career, it is advisable to discuss the possibility of joining a two-year Research Master's programme. If you are passionate about research and show exceptional promise in the first semester of your Master’s programme, you may apply to switch into the Research Master’s programme: