Communication and Information Studies (MA)

University of Groningen the Netherlands

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The award

How long you will study
12 Months

Domestic course fees
EUR 2083 per year

How you will study

Course starts

International course fees
EUR 12500 per year

All study options

About Communication and Information Studies at University of Groningen

Are you interested in information and communication processes? Then you should choose one of the tracks of this Master's degree programme.

In the Master's degree programme in Communication and Information Science, you can choose between different tracks that focus on communication:

* Communication Studies

In this track, the focus is on the form, function and effects of language and language use in communicative situations. In addition, discourse-analysis in the field of organisational, media, computer, persuasive and health communication will be discussed.

* Computer Communication

The track Computer Communication focuses on the interaction between man and computer. In addition, the interaction between people themselves will be discussed, as well as the communication between people and organizations that goes via the computer.

* Communication and Education

In this track you study the theory and practice of the development, education and training of language and communication skills of children, adolescents and adults. You will also learn about the research into, design of and professional skills for education and training.

* Information Science

This track is completely in English and focuses on the theory and the research of language, text and digital communication. Issues are eg. natural language processing, semantic web and digital communication.

* Digital Humanities

The brand new master's track in Digital Humanities (start Sept 2016) equips you to look at culture, language and history through the lens of digital methods. It offers a systematic way to incorporate information technology in humanities research.

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardMAHow you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study12 months
    Course startsSeptemberDomestic course feesEUR 2083 per yearInternational course feesEUR 12500 per year

Entry requirements

Additional requirements English: A VWO diploma or a subject certificate for VWO English (mark 6 or higher), minimum requirement of TOEFL iBT 100 (with a minimum of 25 on writing skills), or IELTS 7 (with a minimum of 6.5 on all items). Language Centre English Test (LCET) level C1.

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