Master's in Historical, Literary and Cultural Studies (Research) 24 months Postgraduate Program By Radboud University |Top Universities
Program Duration

24 monthsProgram duration

Tuitionfee

13,728 EURTuition Fee/year

Scholarship

YesScholarships

Main Subject Area

HistoryMain Subject Area

Program overview

Main Subject

History

Degree

MA

Study Level

Masters

Study Mode

On Campus

The Historical, Literary and Cultural Studies (Research) Master's programme at Radboud University is an indispensable stepping stone for students wanting to pursue an academic career in the field of humanities. The programme offers the following specialisations: 

Historical Studies (Research)

During the Research Master's programme in Historical Studies (Research) at Radboud University you’ll learn how to use current conceptual tools and techniques for organising historical evidence as well as how to sift through and analyse a large number of important primary and secondary sources for your research. This programme takes an interdisciplinary approach to studying history.

Transatlantic Studies - History, Culture and Politics

This Master's specialisation in Transatlantic Studies - History, Culture and Politics at Radboud University examines the paradoxical political and cultural connections between the two sides of the Atlantic Ocean. You will learn to analyse the past and present of multi-layered exchanges between North America and Europe in order to understand the challenges facing the transatlantic world today.

Ancient and Medieval Mediterranean Worlds

The Master's specialisation in Ancient and Medieval Mediterranean Worlds at Radboud University offers a unique programme covering ancient and medieval history, as well as Byzantium, the Islamic world and Western Europe in contact and conflict. This programme takes a multi-disciplinary approach to understanding major questions of Medieval history.

Literary Studies (Research)

Whether you like ancient Greek dramas, medieval Dutch poetry, American literature, or general literary theory, this Master’s specialisation Literary Studies (Research) at Radboud University is suited to students wishing to contribute to literary scholarships. The programme focuses on textual scholarship and methods of literary interpretation in studying historical and contemporary literary texts.

Program overview

Main Subject

History

Degree

MA

Study Level

Masters

Study Mode

On Campus

The Historical, Literary and Cultural Studies (Research) Master's programme at Radboud University is an indispensable stepping stone for students wanting to pursue an academic career in the field of humanities. The programme offers the following specialisations: 

Historical Studies (Research)

During the Research Master's programme in Historical Studies (Research) at Radboud University you’ll learn how to use current conceptual tools and techniques for organising historical evidence as well as how to sift through and analyse a large number of important primary and secondary sources for your research. This programme takes an interdisciplinary approach to studying history.

Transatlantic Studies - History, Culture and Politics

This Master's specialisation in Transatlantic Studies - History, Culture and Politics at Radboud University examines the paradoxical political and cultural connections between the two sides of the Atlantic Ocean. You will learn to analyse the past and present of multi-layered exchanges between North America and Europe in order to understand the challenges facing the transatlantic world today.

Ancient and Medieval Mediterranean Worlds

The Master's specialisation in Ancient and Medieval Mediterranean Worlds at Radboud University offers a unique programme covering ancient and medieval history, as well as Byzantium, the Islamic world and Western Europe in contact and conflict. This programme takes a multi-disciplinary approach to understanding major questions of Medieval history.

Literary Studies (Research)

Whether you like ancient Greek dramas, medieval Dutch poetry, American literature, or general literary theory, this Master’s specialisation Literary Studies (Research) at Radboud University is suited to students wishing to contribute to literary scholarships. The programme focuses on textual scholarship and methods of literary interpretation in studying historical and contemporary literary texts.

Admission requirements

Undergraduate

100+
7+
2 Years
Sep

Tuition fee and scholarships

Domestic Students

2,530 EUR
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International Students

13,728 EUR
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Tuition fees
Undergraduate tuition fees for 2024/2025 are €2,530 for EU/EEA-students.

Deadlines
Applications for both Bachelor's and Master's programmes open up 1 October. The deadlines are as follows:


Admission requirements for Bachelor's programmes

High school diploma
Your diploma must be equivalent to a Dutch VWO diploma or a higher-level diploma. Additional requirements may apply, for example, a diploma from an academic stream, a specific level/course, or a certificate in Mathematics.

Command of the English language
When applying for admission to an English-taught Bachelor’s or Master’s programme at Radboud University, you need to have sufficient command of the language. There are various ways to prove this, sometimes through your diploma or citizenship and in other cases through a language test certificate (TOEFL iBT, IELTS, Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English (CAE) or Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE)).

Read more about admission requirements for Bachelor’s programmes here.

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Application procedure

To apply, fill in an online application form with an ID or passport, your high school diploma and a transcript of your grades.

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