In the Master's degree in Communication and Information Science, you can choose between different programmes that focus on communication:
* Information Science (English taught) This programme is completely in English and focuses on the theory and the research of language, text and digital communication. Issues are eg. natural language processing, semantic web and digital communication.
* Digital Humanities (English taught) The brand new master's track in Digital Humanities (start Sept 2016) equips you to look at culture, language and history through the lens of digital methods. It offers a systematic way to incorporate information technology in humanities research.
* Communication Studies (Dutch taught) In this programme, the focus is on the form, function and effects of language and language use in communicative situations. In addition, discourse-analysis in the field of organisational, media, computer, persuasive and health communication will be discussed.
* Computer Communication (Dutch taught) The programme Computer Communication focuses on the interaction between man and computer. In addition, the interaction between people themselves will be discussed, as well as the communication between people and organizations that goes via the computer.
* Communication and Education (Dutch taught) In this programme you study the theory and practice of the development, education and training of language and communication skills of children, adolescents and adults. You will also learn about the research into, design of and professional skills for education and training.
The Master's degree in Communication and Information Science prepares you for positions in research, education, training and consultancy.