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Communication and Information Studies - Language and Media

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

36 months
Duration
8980 EUR/year
2209 EUR/year
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Tuition fee
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About

During the Communication and Information Studies - Language and Media BA programme at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, you learn in an international setting that good communication is about more than just correct spelling and careful language use.

Overview

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.

Possible positions:

  • web editor
  • webcare manager
  • copywriter
  • social media expert
  • market researcher

Programme Structure

Course include:

  • 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

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Open days

  • On Friday 4 and Saturday 5 November, you can get to know your favourite study programme(s). 

Credits

180 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 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).

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    8980 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8980 EUR per year during 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2209 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2209 EUR per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Amsterdam

1000 - 1500 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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.

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