12 months
14900 EUR/year
2205 EUR/year
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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:

  • Internal Communications Benelux at Unilever
  • Specialist Marketing Resource Management at Rabo Bank
  • Key Account Manager Wholesale at Redbull

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Cognition and Process
  • Cognitive Models of Language Learning
  • Interactive Storytelling
  • Interactive Visualization
  • Machine Learning
  • Mobile Media and Society
  • Multimodality and Communication
  • Negotiation Strategies
  • Non-verbal Communication
  • Probability Information and Risk Communication
  • Resistance and Persuasion
  • Social Data Mining
  • Social Media at Work
  • Social Intelligence
  • Social Media Marketing
  • Webcare

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




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Academic requirements

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

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

    14900 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14900 EUR per year during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2205 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2205 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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