New Media Design
Become an expert in online content strategy, production, and design. Learn to predict trends in communication based on wider technological and social developments, and connect theory with practice in case-based projects.
National Alumni Survey, 2016 | n=39 (all tracks of Communication and Information Sciences)
National Alumni Survey, 2016 | n=36 (all tracks of Communication and Information Sciences)
National Alumni Survey, 2016 | n=34 (all tracks of Communication and Information Sciences)
Program and courses
In the New Media Design track of the MSc Communication and Information Sciences you become an expert in online content strategy, evaluation, production and design.
- Understand to what extent organizations and governments can tap into information created by individuals, such as blog posts, or health data from smartwatches.
- Learn how people will assess what information is relevant and trustworthy, and how to design and evaluate new media content to have the desired effects on the receiver's attitudes and behaviors.
- Connect theory with practice in case-based projects and gain practical skills, such as: interaction design, concepting and storyboarding and graphical design.
Typical courses are:
- Interactive Story-telling
- Creativity and Innovation
- User Experience Design
- Human Media Interaction Theory
New Media Design graduates can advise and design cross-media campaigns. You are able to assist organizations throughout the entire process, from strategy and design to evaluation. Apply your knowledge in the fields of social media, communication, marketing and IT; or create and design your own content, for example as a freelance blogger, professional vlogger, or app developer.
As a graduate you can work or start for example as:
- Creative content designer
- User experience or interaction designer
- Web, app of game developer
- Average number of months until first paid job: 2,5
- Finds a job within 3 months after graduation: 72%
- Gross monthly income one year after graduation: EUR 2,310,-
Source: National Alumni Survey, 2016 | n = 35
Application and admission
This Master’s program starts:
End of August and 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.
Available for both Research University students and students from a Dutch University of Applied Sciences (HBO).
Tuition fees academic year 2018-2019
|€ 2,060*||€ 11,000|
* The EU rate only applies if you enroll for the program without a Master's degree from a Dutch university. More information about the tuition fees and scholarships available for international students.
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