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As a communication scientist-to-be, you will study different forms of communication, both via more traditional channels such as mainstream media, as well as social media and new digital technologies. By doing research and using theories, you will look at how these forms of communication affect individuals and society as a whole, as well as how and why people use different forms of media.
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tells first-year student Rachel Kim.
Upon graduation you will be awarded a degree certificate in Communication Science and can enter the labour market, or decide to specialise further with a Master's degree. You can also enter the research Master, followed by a PhD trajectory, to become a scientific researcher. Graduates find jobs as a spokesperson, public opinion researcher, social media strategist at an advertising agency, news editor or campaign manager.
Is Communication Science right for you?
Communication Science is the ideal degree programme for you if you:
- Are interested in media, society and culture, and in communication in the broadest sense of the word.
- Liked school subjects such as economics, history and social studies.
- Have a good knowledge of English and are able to read academic literature in English.
- Can work independently, take initiative and develop your own ideas.
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