The Bachelor's in Communication Science is a three-year programme of 180 ECTS credits.
Year 1 starts with two introductory courses. One focusses on theories and concepts in Communication Science, the other focusses on research methods. Hereafter you will start deepening your knowledge. You will attend courses such as:
These courses also use concepts from other disciplines such as political science, psychology, social psychology, economics and sociology.
All courses are 6 or 12 ECTS adding up to a total of 60 ECTS in one year. A minimum of 48 credits is required to continue the programme after the first year.
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During the second and third year you will deepen and broaden your knowledge of communication science. The programme contains the following courses and topics:
All courses will be concluded with one or more tests, such as a written exam, a presentation or a paper (or a combination of these).
Mandatory class attendance: 12 – 14 hours per week
Independent study: 26 – 28 hours per week
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