The Master’s Communication and Information provides students with a solid theoretical and methodological foundation for understanding the way in which language is used for informative and argumentative purposes. The programme offers insight into verbal communication in a range of practical settings, including parliamentary debate, political speeches, legal decisions, legislative debates, drug advertisements, doctor-to-patient consultation, mediation, negotiations and academic research papers, and allows you to specialise in one specific communicative genre.
You will learn to analyse verbal communication in prevalent genres from political, legal, health and academic domains. You are trained to analyse and evaluate the discourse in these genres using insights from discourse analysis, argumentation theory, rhetoric, genre theory and stylistics.
This Dual Master’s offers you:
As a student in the Master’s programme in Communication and Information you are expected to have the following knowledge, insight and skills:
Communication and Information is an accredited degree programme of the Master's degree programme Communication and Information Studies. Upon successful completion of this programme, you will receive a legally accredited Master’s degree in Communication and Information Studies and the title Master of Arts (MA).
|Degree programme||MA Communication and Information Studies|
|Type||Regular study programme|
|Credits||90 ECTS, 18 months|
|Language of instruction||Dutch, English|