24 months
17616 EUR/year
1084 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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In the Communication, Health and Life Sciences programme from Wageningen University and Research, you will study complex social challenges around health or life sciences from various perspectives. 

Visit the official programme website for more information


These life sciences can be for example climate, nature, environment, water, sustainability, biotechnology and food production. You will learn what the role of communication is in addressing these social challenges.

What makes the master's communication science unique?

  • The focus on life sciences or health and their interaction with complex societal challenges.
  • You will learn to build bridges between science, experts, professionals and citizens

Future career - Communication, Health and Life Sciences

If you would like to know what your possibilities are with a Communication, Health and Life Sciences programme from Wageningen University and Research , you can read the stories of our alumni. They will tell you the career perspectives and opportunities after finishing the programme Communication, Health and Life Sciences.

Programme Structure


  • Communication and Innovation
  • Health and Society
  • Data Science for Health Promotion

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Sept: Application via Studielink will open in October


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

Students who wish to enrol in the MSc Programme at Wageningen University & Research must have:

  • At least a BSc degree (or equivalent) in a field of science relevant to the specific programme selected.
  • A Grade Point Average (GPA) for the BSc study of at least 70% of the maximum scale.
  • Fluency in English, both written and spoken.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17616 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17616 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    1084 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1084 EUR per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Wageningen

700 - 800 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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