What prior education do I need for the master's in Creative Producing? A bachelor's degree with a demonstrable affinity for the arts and at least two years' work experience in the arts. Or demonstrable relevant experience in the field and at least two years' work experience in the arts sector.

How big are the classes? Classes are small, with an average of 10 to 15 students. 

What is the average age of students? Current students are between 26 and 55 years old.

What disciplines do the students come from? Students come from all arts disciplines, as well as from other sectors that have an intersection with arts, science, technology and social sciences.

How often do I have to attend classes? There are five teaching days per month in a continuous period, from Saturday to Wednesday. These generally take place around the second weekend of the month. 

What do current students in the programme 'gain'? Students currently on the Creative Producing master's programme have different motivations for joining. A selection of their needs: business and artistic deepening, new network, more creativity in their role as producers, international context, developing new models, more skills, more in-depth sector-wide, broadening knowledge, reflection and peer learning, practical knowledge, theory for informed vision and personal coaching.

Which classes are taught? Classes are taught in the following areas:

  • Art and business: business studies.
  • Art and the world: philosophy/ethics, sociology, internationalisation.
  • Art and decolonisation: decolonisation.
  • Art and law: copyright law, business law, labour law, contract law / liability law and subsidy law.
  • Art and management: management theory, intervision and organisational studies.

What forms of work does the programme consist of? It consists of lectures by (inter)national guests, workshops, classes, group discussions, peer learning, presentations and personal coaching.

Which coaches will accompany me? There are coaches from all disciplines, find out more about our coaches and teachers.

Is the teaching during the day? Most of it is during the day, but during the five days at the university, there is sometimes classes in the evenings.

How much independent study should I count on? Besides the five teaching days, you will spend on average three half-days (12 hours) per week on independent study. How you divide this time per week is of course up to you.

What is the language of the programme? The language of the programme is Dutch.

In which language is the teaching material? In Dutch and English.

Can international students also follow the Creative Producing programme? Yes, they can. The language of the programme is Dutch, and international students can follow the programme if they can understand and read Dutch at B2 level. They are allowed to speak and write in English. 

To what extent is the programme internationally oriented? We have an Internationalisation class series and also personal coaching on internationalisation. 

What is the tuition fee? If this is your first master's programme, the standard tuition fee applies to Dutch and EU students. For a Dutch student taking a second master's programme and non-EU students, the institutional tuition fee applies.

Still have questions? send an email to dascreativeproducing@ahk.nl or call +31 (0)20 527 7666. We will do our best to give you an answer as soon as possible.

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