At the Communication and Information Studies - Language and Media BA programme at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, you explore the fields of Communication Studies, applied linguistics, media analysis, interaction and intercultural communication.
Together with international students, you look at the international context of topical issues and look for solutions to contemporary problems.
So you’ve graduated—now what?
Most graduates of the Bachelor’s in Communication and Information Studies: Language and Media choose to continue their studies, but you can also dive straight into a range of different positions.
In the Language and Media specialisation, you are trained as a communications professional who knows how the choice of medium affects the content (140 characters on Twitter, images via Instagram), but also how language usage affects the message you are trying to convey. You are able to apply this knowledge in an international context.
Start your career
With a Bachelor’s degree in Communication and Information Studies: Language and Media, you are attractive to a wide variety of employers. You have a strong academic background and specific knowledge of language, media and communication. You are able to create well-considered communication and educational products or advise on their development.
With your academic knowledge and practical skills, you will be a valuable asset in a rapidly developing field. Advising on the use of Facebook and Twitter, creating an attention-grabbing headline, writing an intriguing text or making informative use of images—before long you will master it all.
- web editor
- webcare manager
- social media expert
- market researcher
- English Language Test Faculty of Humanities
- Orientation Module CIS
- Academic English CIW-L&S Grammar
- Academic Skills CIS
- Language, Media and Communication
- Academic English CIW-L&S Writing
- 36 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , International
- Apply before , EEA/EU
- On Friday 4 and Saturday 5 November, you can get to know your favourite study programme(s).
DisciplinesCommunication Studies Language Studies Media Studies & Mass Media View 16 other Bachelors in Media Studies & Mass Media in Netherlands
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- A diploma equivalent to the Dutch pre-university VWO-diploma.
- Transcript of records; a transcript in English of the grades obtained over the final two years of your high school and any further education up to the moment of your application. IB and A-level applicants are asked to upload their predicted grades.
- A scan of your diploma (if you have already graduated).
- Curriculum Vitae; the curriculum vitae should include your personal details and list your previous education and relevant work experience (± 1-2 pages).
- English language test results (if already obtained).
- Copy of valid passport or ID (ID for EEA students only).
International8980 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 8980 EUR per year during 36 months.
EU/EEA2209 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 2209 EUR per year during 36 months.
Living costs for Amsterdam
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.