Communication is more than having a conversation. If you are reading a newspaper, watching a documentary or texting your friend, you are involved in communication. Communication is becoming increasingly important.
The role of communication and media in society is the central theme of the Bachelor's in Communication Science. In this programme, you will study the content, use and effects of communication and of various forms of media, from radio and television to newspapers and the internet.
Some of the questions addressed in this programme are: How does entertainment influence the lives of young people? What is the role of media and communication in political participation and citizenship? What are the effects of health communication and advertisements?
Communication Science is the ideal degree programme if you are interested in society, media and communication. Our students are challenged to approach the communication process from various angles. They may be interested in working as a public opinion researcher, social media strategist, news editor, campaign leader or a spokesperson, for example. Prospective students, should have a background in economics, history or social studies and need to demonstrate a good command of the English language.
The University of Amsterdam offers a world-class education:
The Dutch government has legally accredited this Bachelor's programme. Upon successful completion of the programme students will receive a legally accredited Bachelor's degree and the title Bachelor of Science (BSc).
|Degree programme||BSc Communication Science|
|Credits||180 ECTS, 36 months|
|Language of instruction||English|