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Arts, Media and Society (BA)

Career prospects

And then you will have your degree in Arts, Media and Society and will be ready to find a job! Do you enjoy coordinating? Or would you prefer a job that involves communication and providing information? Or do you want to fulfil a leadership role? Arts, Media and Society alumni find work where they perform all these tasks in practice.

These skills will help you

As an Arts, Media and Society graduate, you will have developed not only strong academic skills, but also resourcefulness, self-reflection, the ability to work independently, and skills in project management. These skills will greatly enhance your appeal for future employers. And if you gained relevant work experience during your studies, this will help you find the job of your dreams even faster.

Our job market survey shows that 79% of our graduates find a job within two months, and 53% find a job at HBO or academic level immediately.

What will your professional field be?

Your degree in Arts, Media and Society makes you an attractive candidate for a variety of potential employers. For example, you could work in the cultural sector, sports and recreation, business or education.


  • 24.0 % Culture, sports and recreation
  • 12.0 % Business services
  • 6.0 % Education
  • 6.0 % Government
  • 6.0 % Publishing
  • 6.0 % Communication and marketing
  • 6.0 % Health and wellbeing
  • 6.0 % Wholesale and retail
  • 6.0 % Research

Source: Career Survey 2019 among graduates of the BA Arts, Media and Society. Career Service Humanities.


Where do our alumni work?

  • Haagsch College
  • Art Museum The Hague
  • Stedelijk Museum Schiedam
  • Leiden University
  • KU Leuven

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