How do media influence voters during elections? What is the effect of an anti-smoking campaign? And what are the consequences of the growing importance of social media vs. traditional media? We are constantly influenced by media and communication. In Communication Science we study this impact.
The minor consists of 30 EC (1 semester) or 60 EC (2 semesters), depending on which one you choose. Besides the course Milestones in Communication Science, minor students choose three Communication Science Topic courses (6 ECTS). You can find the programme and detailed course descriptions of the current academic year in the Course catalogue (see links above).
There is a minor of 30 ECTS and 60 ECTS. Both are available to Bachelor's students regardless of the subject they are studying. The 60 ECTS minor includes courses about research methods and is especially relevant to students without a background in social sciences.
HBO follow-on minor
Moreover, there is a special minor for HBO students who would like to transfer to the (short-track) Bachelor's programme in Communication Science: the follow-on minor. Click on one of the links below (depending on your situation) for more information about the follow-on minor.
You can register for this minor if you have finished the first year of your university major or if you have obtained 180 ECTS in your HBO degree programme (Dutch higher education with an applied emphasis). If you like to start the minor in September, the deadline for application is 15 June. If you like to start the minor in February, the deadline for application is 10 December. You need to apply for the minor before you can register for minor courses.
Follow the steps below to apply:
After completion of the minor, you can request a minor certificate which lists the courses you followed. You can request your minor certificate online.
For more general information about applying for and taking a minor, you can contact the Education Desk.
|Credits||30-60 ECTS, 6-12 months|
|Language of instruction||English|
|Conditions for admission|
|Starts in||February, September|