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MA in Global Communication and Diversity


Radboud University    Language and Communication

Full time September MA 1 year full time

About the course

This English-taught master’s programme provides you with the knowledge and tools to function as an independent specialist in communication in international organisational contexts. You will learn how factors such as language, linguistic and cultural diversity, and globalisation play a role in profit and non-profit organisations’ communication with diverse stakeholders. You will learn how these factors can be taken into account to optimise communication with and between stakeholders with linguistically and culturally diverse backgrounds, both inside and outside the organisation.

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Entry Requirements

Have you completed the Bachelor’s programme in Communication and Information Studies at Radboud University? Then you are directly admissible to this Master’s in Global Communication and Diversity. If you have completed another Bachelor’s programme, check whether you are directly admissible to the Master’s programme or need to do a pre-Master’s programme first.


Fees

€2,168 (from EEA countries); €16,000 (from non-EEA countries).

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Student Profile(s)

Alano Carvalho

The programme is great in many aspects, but the fact that some of the top researchers in the field are part of the faculty is definitely a highlight. I also love the freedom students are given when it comes to focus areas. My thesis, for example, didn't fit perfectly into any of the research lines being offered. Instead of telling me to adapt, my supervisor responded with enthusiasm and supported the initiative. As long as you work hard, there's room to innovate and challenge yourself as much as you want.

In my view, the atmosphere in class was always professional. Maybe as a result of the competitive selection process, we had a nice group of highly motivated and committed students who were keen on providing input during lectures, exchanging ideas and collaborating with each other. The professors were busy but very accessible and supportive.

As part of my internship I did a consultancy project at a Dutch fashion company that was entering the Portuguese market. How should the brand position itself to effectively resonate with Portuguese customers? To answer this question, I spent three months doing market research, mapping the competitive landscape and applying intercultural communication theories to draw recommendations and design an action plan. It was great experiencing first-hand how professional practice and research can draw insights from and add value to each other.

The programme is all about understanding the communicative distortions that result when people or organisations from distinct cultural and/or linguistic backgrounds try to converse. Needless to say, the relevance of this phenomenon grows exponentially as does globalisation and digitisation. We need awareness, and we need people to be prepared to deal with that. More importantly, we need curious minds who are ready to think critically and assume different perspectives when dealing with real life situations. I feel Radboud University really gives you state-of-the-art tools to do that.

Upon graduating I started a job as a Global Marketing Communication Specialist. It is a challenging position that requires sharp analytical and project management skills to coordinate an array of activities across teams worldwide.

Not every aspect of my education is directly applicable to my daily activities, but it certainly gave me the right mindset to be where I am. It is more about the way you look at things than the things you look at, and for me this programme really po

Scholarships

The Radboud Scholarship Programme is a very selective scholarship programme. It offers talented, highly motivated, non-EEA students with outstanding study results the opportunity to be awarded a scholarship for a complete English-taught Radboud University Master’s degree programme.

Scope of the programme
Each year 12 full scholarships and about 25 partial scholarships are awarded within the Radboud Scholarship Programme for the duration of one of the English taught Master's degree programmes (with the exception of Erasmus Mundus Master's programmes, joint-degree Master's programmes, and the Master's programme in Theology (3year)).

Full scholarships
A full scholarship covers the tuition fee of €16,000/€16,500 and living costs of €10,800 (as set by the IND, the Dutch Immigration and Naturalisation Service, for 2021/2022).

Partial scholarships
A partial scholarship will reduce your tuition fee to € 2,168. For example: a grant holder in 2021/2022 will pay a tuition fee of only €2,168, instead of €16,000/€16,500.

Value of Scholarship(s)

Full scholarships (tuition and living) and partial scholarships (legal instead of institutional tuition fees)

Eligibility

You will be eligible to apply for a Radboud Scholarship if you:
- hold a non-EU/EEA passport
- are not eligible for the lower EEA tuition fee for other reasons
- have (will obtain) a Bachelor's degree achieved outside the Netherlands
- meet the English language proficiency requirement for the Master's programme of your choice
- have been (will be) fully admitted to the English-taught Master's degree programme starting 1 September

Application Procedure

You can apply by indicating during your application for admission for a Master's programme at Radboud University that you wish to apply for a Radboud Scholarship. You will then be requested to upload three additional documents: two reference letters and a curriculum vitae, if you have not already done so for the Master's programme application.

The selection for the scholarship and the admission to the Master's programme are two separate processes: admission to the Master's programme does not imply selection for the scholarship.


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Grant amounts for one year courses:
The grant will be paid in 11 monthly installments of € 1,300. International travel will be reimbursed to a maximum of € 900. The residence permit will be arranged and paid for by Radboud University (approximately € 174). Tuition fees are not waived, and differ per programme.

Grant amounts for two year courses:
The grant for the first year of study will be paid in 12 monthly installments of € 1,300. International travel will be reimbursed to a maximum of € 900. The cost of the residence permit (approximately € 174) will also be covered. Tuition fees are not waived, and differ per programme.

The grant for a two year Master's will be available for both years of study, on the condition that sufficient progress is made and sufficient results have been achieved in the first year. If awarded for the second year, the second grant period will not exceed 11 monthly installments of € 1,300.

Value of Scholarship(s)

~€25000 per year

Eligibility

To qualify for a scholarship, applicants must have American nationality, have excellent academic marks, engage in extracurricular activities and be admitted to Radboud University Nijmegen.

Please note that U.S. students currently residing in the Netherlands will not be considered for any awards to the Netherlands. In addition, U.S. students with both U.S. and Dutch or European Union citizenship will not be considered.

Application Procedure

For more information please see our website.


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Through the Orange Tulip Scholarship (OTS) programme, Dutch higher education institutions offer incentive scholarships to attract highly qualified Brazilians to follow a study programme at Master's level. The scholarship is available for students from Brazil, China, India, Indonesia, Korea, Mexico, Russia, South Africa or Vietnam.

Instead of the institutional tuition fees, non-EEA students pay the legal tuition fees (€2,168 in 2021/2022). Also, visa and residence permit costs, liability insurance and health insurance are covered.

Value of Scholarship(s)

legal instead of institutional tuition fees

Eligibility

For students from Brazil, China, India, Indonesia, Korea, Mexico, Russia, South Africa or Vietnam who study at Master's level at Radboud University.

Application Procedure

The application deadline for all Orange Tulip Scholarship Programmes is 1 March. You need to apply for the scholarship via the Nuffic Neso office in your country.

Please note: you must also have completed your application for admission at Radboud University before 1 March 2022.


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The Holland Scholarship is financed by the Dutch Ministry of Education, Culture and Science and Dutch research universities and universities of applied sciences. The scholarship is meant for international students from outside the European Economic Ares (EEA) who wish to pursue a master’s degree in Holland.

The Holland Scholarship (HS) gives excellent students the opportunity to study at Radboud University and is open to students with the following nationalities: Albanian, American (USA only), Canadian, Colombian, Iranian, Taiwanese, Turkish, and Ukrainian. All Radboud University’s English-taught Master’s programmes are eligible for the Holland Scholarship (with the exception of Erasmus Mundus Master's programmes, joint or double-degree Master's programmes and the Master's programme in Theology).

The scholarship amounts to € 5,000. You will receive this in the first year of your studies and it will be granted once only, even if you are enrolled in a two year programme.

The Holland Scholarship is not a full scholarship. You can find an indication of what international students should count on spending for one year of living and studying in the Netherlands, on our website.

Value of Scholarship(s)

5000 euros

Eligibility

To be eligible for the Holland Scholarship selection, you

1. are holder of a non-EU/EEA passport and have one of the eligible nationalities (Albanian, American (USA only), Canadian, Colombian, Iranian, Taiwanese, Turkish, and Ukrainian)
2. are due to pay the tuition fee for non-EEA students and are not eligible for support under the Dutch system of study grants and loans
3. don’t have a degree from a Dutch education institution nor study in the Netherlands already
4. meet the specific requirements for admission to the Master’s Programme of your choice and for enrollment at Radboud University.

Application Procedure

You apply for the scholarship by indicating during your application for admission for a Master’s programme that you wish to apply for a Holland Scholarship. This means that the application for admission and the application for the scholarship are fully integrated.

Deadline
The application deadline for the Holland Scholarship is 1 February 2022. Your application for the scholarship will only be processed if you have completed your application for a Master’s programme before February 1st as well.

You will be informed about the final decision by the International Office with respect to your application for a Holland Scholarship before 15 March 2022.


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