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Communication Science

Facts and figures Communication Science

How many students are currently enrolled? How many hours of class will you have? How satisfied are our students?

Communication Science in numbers

First year students*

280

Male / female ratio

23/77

International / Dutch students

77/23

Average number of class hours per week during the first year                       

 12-18

 Source: UvA-data (2018-2019)

* This refers to the number of first-year students enrolled in the English-language Bachelor’s programme Communication Science. ‘Studie in cijfers’ makes no distinction between the Dutch-language and English-language versions of the Bachelor’s programme in Communication Science and only shows the total intake of students for both versions of the Bachelor’s programme and for the pre-Master’s; this explains the difference in numbers.

How satisfied are our students?                                                                                                             

 

(very) satisfied

The programme in general

82%

Programme content

76%

Programme staff

72,2%

Acquired academic skills

82%

Acquired general skills

78%

Support during studies

72%

Atmosphere on campus

82%

Class size

80%

 Source: National Student Survey (NSE) 2018

The National Student Survey makes no distinction between the Dutch-language and English-language versions of the Bachelor’s programme in Communication Science. The percentages above are based on the assessments of students from both versions of the Bachelor’s programme taken as a whole.

Rankings

Communication Science at the University of Amsterdam scores high in international rankings:

2019 QS World University Rankings by Subject: 1st worldwide in the field of Communication & Media Studies.

2019 Shanghai Ranking: 1st worldwide in the field of Communication.

Compare with other programmes (Studie in Cijfers)

Find out how Communication Science compares to the average national data for Bachelor’s programmes. You can compare the programme to similar programmes at other Dutch universities.

*Facts and Figures makes no distinction between the Dutch-language and English-language versions of the Bachelor’s programme in Communication Science. These figures refer to both versions of the bachelor’s programme taken as a whole.

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