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.
National Alumni Survey 2016 | n=36
National Alumni Survey, 2016 | n=35
National Alumni Survey, 2016 | n=34
Program and courses
In this track of the MSc Communication and Information Sciences 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!
Typical courses are:
- Cognition & Process
- Non-verbal Communication
- Visual Communication
- Miscommunication & Emotion
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: 2.9
- Is (very) satisfied with the Master's program: 93%
- Gross monthly income one year after graduation: € 2,523
Source: National Alumni Survey, 2016
Application and admission
This program starts:
End of August and 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.
Available for both Research University students and students of a Dutch University of Applied Sciences (HBO).
Tuition fees and scholarships
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