12 months
15100 EUR/year
2253 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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The Master’s track of New Media Design offered at Tilburg University addresses students who are interested in producing, exploring, and evaluating new media content. Students will acquire the analytical skills for a thorough evaluation of design problems.

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Tomorrow’s media applications should surpass the gadget level and truly contribute to solving today’s societal problems. The New Media Design program offered at Tilburg University focuses on how, when, why, and with what effects individuals consume, create, and design content in today’s fast developing new media environment. 

Program and courses 

In the New Media Design track of the MSc Communication and Information Sciences you become an expert in online content strategy, evaluation, production and design.

  • Understand to what extent organizations and governments can tap into information created by individuals, such as blog posts, or health data from smartwatches.
  • Learn how people will assess what information is relevant and trustworthy, and how to design and evaluate new media content to have the desired effects on the receiver's attitudes and behaviors.
  • Connect theory with practice in case-based projects and gain practical skills, such as: interaction design, concepting and storyboarding and graphical design.

Career prospects

New Media Design graduates can advise and design cross-media campaigns. You are able to assist organizations throughout the entire process, from strategy and design to evaluation. Apply your knowledge in the fields of social media, communication, marketing, education and IT:

  • Develop New media for improving environmental/sustainable behavior of consumers and companies;
  • Develop and evaluate eLearning products;
  • Create persuasive applications to stimulate healthy behavior by targeting psychological factors contributing to behavior change.

As a graduate you can work or start for example as:

  • Creative content designer
  • User experience or interaction designer
  • Digital innovation consultant
  • UX design researcher

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Creativity and Innovation
  • Human Media Interaction Theory
  • Interactive Storytelling 
  • User Experience Design 
  • Rapid Prototyping 
  • Usability and User Experience Evaluation

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 for the full programme during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2253 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2253 EUR for the full programme 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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Communication and Information Sciences - New Media Design
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