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Study programme Literary Studies year 2

Study year
2

During the second year, you embark on your individual research trajectory. You will go abroad for an internship or for study during the first semester. The second semester will be spent writing your thesis and developing an additional project, the output of which will reflect your career interests and goals (e.g. a research paper; a PhD proposal; a policy document; a documentary). 

Please note that for students starting in September 2024 or later the second-year programme is fixed, which means that the semesters are not interchangeable.

About this study curriculum

International Research training (study abroad or internship)

The content of the training is fully tailored to the student’s research interests in consultation with the tutor. It consists of a research internship and/or specialised courses taken at a university or institute abroad. In certain exceptional cases, these courses or this research internship can also be followed in the Netherlands.

 

Master’s Thesis & Project

Your Master's thesis is the product of an individual research project, which allows you to investigate a topic of your choice under the close supervision of one or more members of our expert staff.

For your project you choose a form and audience(s) in alignment with your professional ambition and potential future work field(s), inside or outside academia. The project enables you to define and present the way(s) in which you aim to use this research master’s as a stepping stone in your career. The presentation of your project brings you into contact with alumni of this programme and other interested parties.

Total EC
60 EC
Compulsory courses
P1
P2
P3
P4
Thesis & research
P1
P2
P3
P4