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Career prospects

The job market

The Research Master's in Argumentations, Rhetoric and Communication provides a solid starting point for a career in professions in which the critical analysis, sound evaluation and sophisticated production of argumentative discourse play a crucial role.

Graduates have gone on to careers as:

  • Journalists,
  • Researchers for (non) governmental organisations
  • Communication specialists
  • Policy-makers in the fields of health, politics, law and science.

An academic career

The programme also provides a foundation for PhD research in argumentation, rhetoric, the analysis of discourse in health, law or politics, philosophy of language and cultural analysis. Thirty-five percent of our alumni have obtained a PhD position in one of these fields, either in the Netherlands or abroad.