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Communication Science
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After graduation

Upon graduation you will be awarded a degree in Communication Science. As a Bachelor of Science you can enter the labour market. Most students however, decide to continue their studies and obtain their Master’s degree because they expect further specialisation contributes to even better career perspectives.

Career prospects

The career prospects of students with a Bachelor of Communication Science are generally good. There are plenty of jobs to be found within the communication and media industry, for example as a social media manager, marketing and PR consultant, or researcher. Rapid technological developments are also creating more and more jobs. 

Dutch track

Are you a Dutch-speaking student? Then you can also participate in our Dutch track. The programme of the Dutch track is exactly the same as the programme of the English track. 

"I wanted to further deepen my skills."

tells Research Master student Alex M. Atzberger.

Continue your education with a Master’s degree 

After obtaining your Bachelor's degree in Communication Science, you can also specialise further in the Master's of Communication Science. You can choose from one of the four specialisation areas, or enter the professional or academic research Master programme. The latter is a good preparation for a PhD position. 

Where do our graduates work?

The career prospects for communication scientists are generally good and there is a variety of job opportunities open to them. Some examples of jobs currently held by our graduates include:  

  • Producer or editor; 
  • Communications adviser at a company, cultural institution or government body;
  • Media planner; 
  • Campaign manager of a political party during the elections; 
  • Marketing executive of a big publishing group; 
  • Strategist at an advertising company; 
  • Spokesperson of a company, a foundation or the government; 
  • Journalist. 
Average gross montly salary (based on 40 hours per week)


Average job score


Source: Studiekeuze123 (in Dutch)

Career coaching during your Bachelor's

During your study and up to a period of 1 year following graduation you can approach the Student Careers Centre (SCC) for information, advice, workshops, events, and individual counseling. The team of career assistants, career coaches and internship advisors help you focus on your individual career journey. 

Career events

The Student Careers Centre organises a major annual career event where you can come into contact with potential employers and you will learn more about the latest developments in the area of applying for a job, work, and the labour market. 

Meet our alumni

Where do our alumni end up after graduating in Communication Science? Watch the video.