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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*

278

Male / female ratio

23/77

International / Dutch students

79/21

Average number of class hours per week during the first year                       

 12-18

 Source: UvA-data (2019-2020)

* 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

87%

Programme content

79%

Programme staff

65%

Acquired academic skills

85%

Acquired general skills

76%

Atmosphere on campus

78%

Class size

77%

 Source: National Student Survey (NSE) 2019

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. Three years in a row Communication Science has been number 1 in the QS World University Ranking by subject and it was ranked number 1 in the 2019 Shanghai Ranking 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.