Jos Rouw_alumnus CIW

Alumnus Communication and Information Sciences Jos Rouw

now freelance copywriter at Tijd & Zin Tekstadvies

Communication and Information Sciences

1 year English Starts end of August and end of January

Learn how people acquire and transfer information, and how means of communication can be used innovatively and effectively. You can choose freely from among an extensive list of courses from the tracks of Business Communication and Digital Media, Communication and Cognition, and New Media Design.

finds a job within 6 months after graduation

National Alumni Survey 2019 | n=49

months on average between graduation and first job

National Alumni Survey 2019 | n=49

€ 2,620
gross monthly income one year after graduation

National Alumni Survey 2019 | n=49

Program and courses

Study the broad concept of communication from many perspectives, including those of linguistics, cognitive and social psychology, computational modeling and document design. 

Typical courses are:

  • Interactive Storytelling
  • Mobile Media & Society
  • Information Visualisation & Cognition
  • Multimodal Communication & Persuasion
  • Virtual, Augmented, and Mixed Reality
  • Psychological Processes in Business Communication

More information on the program

Students at their graduation ceremony

Career prospects

A Master's degree in Communication and Information Sciences opens a broad range of career paths in business, research, and education. You will be able to analyze and consult on internal and external communications, or you can start your career as an academic researcher in this field. Remember that these opportunities are worldwide, because your studies are internationally-oriented.

Graduates work or start for example as:

  • Internal Communications Benelux at Unilever
  • Specialist Marketing Resource Management at Rabo Bank
  • Key Account Manager Wholesale at Redbull

Alumni facts

  • 86% of our alumni find a job within 6 months after graduation
  • Average time between graduation and first paid job is 3.22 months
  • Gross monthly income one year after graduation is € 2,620

Source: National Alumni Survey, 2019 | n=49 (all tracks  of Communication and Information Sciences)

More on the career prospects

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Admission and Application

This program starts:

At the end of August and at the end of January

Best preparatory programs:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Communication & Information Sciences, Communication Studies and Linguistics.
  • 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.

Pre-Master's program

Open to both Research University students and students of a Dutch University of Applied Sciences (HBO).

Tuition fees and scholarships

International students, please find all information about the tuition fees and the scholarships available.

Interested in this Master’s program?

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More information

Please feel free to contact us for your personal queries. You can contact us on every page of the master's website. Or find out more by choosing one of the options below.

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Interested in the MSc Communication and Information Sciences?

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