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International Communication, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Groningen, Netherlands
International Communication (IC) from Hanze University of Applied Sciences, Groningen is a study programme for inquisitive students who understand the effects that messages, news and campaigns have on society, who feel comfortable using modern communication technology and who consider the world as their home.
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Overview

The International Communication (IC) from Hanze University of Applied Sciences, Groningen trains students to become communication professionals who build up trust and who are pro-active, innovative, creative, respectful and responsible. Sounds challenging, right? Over the last decades, modern communication methods have turned the world into a global village and ongoing technological innovation changes the field of communication at a rapid pace. This requires today's communication professionals to be able to adapt in a field that is constantly on the move.

Career prospects

The International Communication programme prepares you for an international career in a range of positions, some of which include: public relations advisor, communications coordinator, marketing communication consultant, public affairs officer, social media strategist, press officer and event manager.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    240 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • News Analysis & Media Advice
  • Media Theory
  • Marketing Communication
  • Communication Theory
  • Creative Writing

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • Verification of identity. If you have a DigiD and give authorisation for your identity to be verified in the national Persons Database (BRP), this step in the enrolment process is automated.
  • Verification of previous education. You must present proof that you hold a certificate/diploma that grants admission to the programme concerned, accompanied by a list of marks. 
  • Payment of tuition fee.
  • Digital passport photo for student ID card. 
  • Registration in the national Persons Database. 
  • Legal residence. This is an additional requirement for students who are not Dutch nationals.
  • Work-related or other criteria. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    7700 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7700 EUR per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2083 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2083 EUR per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Groningen

  • 750 - 1000 EUR/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

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