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MALiterature, Visual Culture and Film Studies

Tuition fee €830.00 per semester
Application fee €80.00 one-time
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Overview

Engage in broadly interdisciplinary study of the relationship between literature, visual culture and film in contemporary and historical contexts.

Gain cutting-edge theoretical insights into intermedial aesthetics and into philosophy of literature, art and film.

Equip yourself with critical tools for cultural analysis of contemporary image and text-based media.

Students also acquire various practical skills such as analytical and problem solving skills, writing and presentation skills that enhance their employment opportunities and prepare them for different career pathways.

Programme structure

During the 2-year programme the MA students is expected to actively participate in seminars, to engage in field-related practice and to write a Master’s thesis. Throughout the first 2 semesters, the student attends numerous courses and seminars with the goal of fine-tuning the theme that will be developed in the MA dissertation. During the 2nd and 3rd semester the student engages in practical work organised by the school in collaboration with international literary, art and film festivals in Tallinn. At the beginning of the 3rd semester, MA researchers are required to submit a research proposal and choose a supervisor. The last semester is reserved for writing the thesis in the framework of the master’s seminar guidelines.

The thesis is publicly defended at the end of the last semester.

Career opportunities

Graduates will be equipped to work in any area that requires excellent skills in critical thinking, visual analysis and writing. The prospected career options include research, education, cultural journalism, arts administration, cultural management, museum industry, publishing, cultural diplomacy.

The graduates will be prepared to continue their studies at PhD level. We help our students to find relevant internship opportunities, so they can explore their interests and preferences even while studying.

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Application start
Jan 9, 2018
Application deadline
Apr 15, 2018 23:59
Europe/Tallinn time

except applicants who do not need a visa for coming to Estonia

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States