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The Dual Master's programme Communication and Information equips graduates with the skills and insights necessary for a career involving the critical analysis, evaluation, and production of argumentative discourse. This includes evaluating and commenting on texts, writing persuasive texts and policy documents, and re-writing texts for presentation.

Graduates of the programme have gone on to become:

  • Authors and speech writers
  • Communication consultants
  • PR managers
  • Communication trainers
  • Newspaper editors
  • Debate trainers
  • Language Trainers (writing and speaking)
  • Communication advisor at local government
  • Trainers at school for debating (Nederlands Debatinstituut)
  • Educational managers 
  • Teachers of argumentation theory
  • PhD researchers
  • Cultural employees
  • PR-advisors
  • Communication advisors
  • Research & Project Officers
  • Marketing & Commerce Consultants
  • Communication advisors

An academic career

Students are eligible for an academic career after the Master’s. It is possible to apply for a PHD-programme at a Dutch or a foreign university. Please note that this programme is particularly suitable for those interested in a practical career rather than an academic career.

Your diploma is not a farewell

After graduating, you don't have to say goodbye to the University of Amsterdam! We are happy to help you develop your career. You can join the young alumni programme, which will assist you in mapping out your career. And as an alumnus, you can also still use the Student Careers Centre.