Communication and Information Sciences, M.Sc. | Tilburg University | Tilburg, Netherlands
12 months
15100 EUR/year
2253 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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In the MSc Communication and Information Sciences offered at Tilburg University you learn how to use language in digital applications, ranging from email to messenger systems and social media channels. Additionally you will learn how people interpret emotions, make choices and convince others. By studying the communication processes you also learn communicate effectively yourself!

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Study the broad concept of communication from many perspectives, including those of linguistics, cognitive and social psychology, computational modeling and document design with the Communication and Information Sciences program offered at Tilburg University .

  • The combination of approaches and research traditions enables you to work as a communication expert in various fields, including education, research, or the business sector.
  • You can choose freely from among an extensive list of courses from the tracks of Business Communication and Digital Media, Communication Design, New Media Design, and Cognitive Science and Artificial Intelligence to create your own Master’s program.

Career prospects

A Master of Science in Communication and Information Sciences from Tilburg University opens a broad range of career paths in business, research, and education. You will be able to analyze and consult on internal and external communications, or can start your career as an academic researcher in this field. Remember that these opportunities are worldwide, because your studies are internationally-oriented.

Graduates work or start for example as:

  • Press & Communication Trainee at European Parliament
  • UX Designer at Capgemini Netherlands
  • Interactive Storyteller at Dephion
  • Web Editor at Ikea
  • Marketing & Communications Specialist at Rotterdam Ahoy

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Interactive Storytelling
  • Social Media at Work
  • Human Media Interaction Theory
  • Webcare
  • Digital Food Marketing
  • Cognition and Process
  • Language Technology & Cognition
  • Cognition of Visual Narratives
  • Data and (Mis)information
  • User Experience Design
  • Multimodal Communication & Persuasion
  • Negotiation Strategies
  • Persuasion & (Dis)agreement
  • Social Media: Risks & Opportunities
  • Language Technology & Society
  • Digital Health Communication
  • Knowing Language (in Dutch)
  • Creativity and Innovation
  • Resistance and Persuasion
  • Roles in Networked Organizations
  • Virtual, Augmented and Mixed Reality
  • Psychology of Business Communication
  • Online Public Relations
  • Non-verbal Communication
  • Social Media Marketing (in Dutch)

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT




On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • You are certainly eligible to apply if you have a Bachelor's degree in a relevant discipline, such as general Communication Studies, Linguistics, or a modern language.
  • However, the academic background of the students in our Master's program varies a lot. Students with a Bachelor's degree in a different subject area are also most welcome to apply.
  • You need to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15100 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15100 EUR per year during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2253 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2253 EUR per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Tilburg

700 - 1100 EUR /month
Living costs

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


Partner Scholarships Tilburg School of Humanities and Digital Sciences (TSHD)
  • Tuition fee waiver (25%) for non-EU students of partner universities of the Tilburg School of Humanities and Digital Sciences.

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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