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Discover the two Research Master’s tracks
There are two different types of Research Master's offered by the the Gradute School of Communication:
- Research Master's (Professional Track)
- Research Master's (Academic Track)
Why a Research Master's?
The increasing pervasiveness of media and communication in our lives forms many fascinating challenges. Older notions of media and communication need to be reassessed, the new media environment needs to be charted, and the consequences of the rapid changes in new media and digital technologies need to be understood. This forms the core of the Research Master’s programme in Communication Science.
Hands-on research experience
As a Research Master’s student, you will actively participate in one of the ongoing research projects at the Amsterdam School of Communication Research (ASCoR), the research institute in Communication Science at the University of Amsterdam. This hands-on research training creates a unique opportunity for you to learn from and work closely with leading international scholars. Should you wish to gain even more experience, you can also choose to replace part of your coursework with an optional research internship in an academic or professional research institution.
Why study Communication Science at the UvA?
The knowledge and skills acquired during the course provide an effective grounding for positions in:
- Communication research (academic researcher, media researcher, market and opinion researcher)
- Communication advice (publishing, public information expert, advertising or PR consultant, communication consultant)
- Management (publisher, programme director, research agency)
Is the Professional Research Master's Communication Science for you?
enjoy doing research and would like to be part of the research community?
like a challenge? Research in communication science is complicated.
find communication science deeply fascinating and cannot wait to explore the field?
consider achieving a job in research and analysis after your Master's?
want to get the most out of your Master's programme?
Then the Professional Research Master's is the right Master's track for you!