Communication and Cognition
Gain insights about Cognition, Language and Communication and become an expert in how people process information online and offline, master conversation characteristics and learn to understand the psychological aspects of communication. This is a track of MSc Communication and Information Sciences.
National Alumni Survey 2017 | n=36
National Alumni Survey, 2017 | n=36
National Alumni Survey, 2017 | n=36
Program and courses
In this track you learn how to use language in digital applications, ranging from email to messenger systems and social media channels. Additionally you will learn how people interpret emotions, make choices and convince others. By studying the communication processes you also learn communicate effectively yourself!
This is a track of MSc Communication and Information Sciences. You can choose to follow the main program or one of the tracks.
Typical courses are:
- Cognition & Process
- Non-verbal Communication
- Information Visualisation & Cognition
- Data and (mis)information
Upon graduating you will have obtained the following title (as stated on your diploma): MSc Communication and Information Sciences, Communication and Cognition.
As a Master of Science with a specialization in Communication and Cognition you are able to conduct research on the transfer of information through textual and non-verbal communication. Moreover, you will be capable of advising people about writing a clear, attractive and convincing text according to various communication objectives.
Graduates work or start for example as:
- Online Channel Manager at VodafoneZiggo
- Marketing Communication at Bed & Breakfast Europe
- Webeditor at DBN Media
- Average number of months until first paid job: 2
- Finds a job within 6 months after graduation: 92%
- Gross monthly income one year after graduation: € 2,433
Source: National Alumni Survey, 2017
Application and admission
This program starts:
At the end of August and at the end of January (both the Master’s and the Pre-Master’s programs)
Best preparatory programs:
- Bachelor’s degree in Communication & Information Sciences, Communication Studies, Linguistics, or a modern language.
- The academic background of the students in our Master's program varies a lot. Students with a Bachelor's degree in a different subject area are also most welcome to apply.
Tuition fees and scholarships
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