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Dual Master
Communication and Information
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Spotlight on a course: Argumentation and communication in health
In this course we will investigate the argumentative and stylistic properties of the medical consultation, health brochures and consumer medicine advertisement. How does the institutional context affect the type and structure of the argumentation and the verbal presentation of the information and argumentation? Institutional constraints that are characteristic for the medical domain are, for instance, the patient’s right to informed consent, the ideals of patient centredness and shared doctorpatient decision making.
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Talk to a student, a teacher and/or a study advisor live, via Zoom. You will receive a short presentation of the programme and you will be able to ask all of your questions live, together with other prospective students.
Experience of a student: Jayna
In this video Jayna will tell you more about the Master's Communication and Information and why she chose this Master.
What does this programme entail?
In this video the teacher and students of the programme explain how this programme is structured and what the unique aspects are.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Can I enrol in a Master's if I have not yet completed my Bachelor's?

    We advise you not to wait until the registration deadline before enrolling in the Master's programme. The sooner you enrol, the sooner we can inform you about your admission. When you enrol, you are not required to immediately upload your degree certificate. If you have not yet obtained your degree certificate but are in possession of all the other application documents, you can go ahead and submit your enrolment. You will then have until 31 August to upload your Bachelor's degree. Please check out the Graduate School of Humanities website for the application procedure.

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  • How do I go about finding housing in Amsterdam?

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'In every place at every time there will be differences of opinion. But many of them can be resolved with the right kind of means. That makes studying communication and argumentation worthwhile. In this time of fake news and misinformation a critical outlook on language use is even more important.'
Dr. Bart Garssen
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