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, Cognitive Science and Artificial Intelligence, and New Media Design.

would choose the same program again, at the same university

National Alumni Survey 2016 | n=36

finds a job within 6 months after graduation

National Alumni Survey 2016 | n=35

€ 2,267
gross monthly income one year after graduation

National Alumni Survey 2016 | n=34

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:

  • Negotiation Strategies
  • Computer Games, and Digital Storytelling
  • Mobile Media & Society
  • Social Media Marketing
  • Miscommunication & Emotion

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

  • Average number of months until first paid job: 2.5
  • Finds a job within 6 months after graduation: 89%
  • Gross monthly income one year after graduation: EUR 2,310

Source: National Alumni Survey 2016 | N = 35

More on the career prospects

Students on campus enjoying the good weather

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, 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.

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

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