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Research Master in Language and Communication

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24 months
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About

The Research Master's program in Language and Communication is a two-year course of study offered jointly by Tilburg University and Radboud University Nijmegen. Both universities combine leading-edge research with excellent education. This program, with its strong emphasis on empirical study, is unique in the Netherlands.

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Overview

Research Master in Language and Communication offered by Tilburg University in short

You will integrate in one of the research groups in Tilburg or Nijmegen, specializing in your area of interest.

  • Profit from over fifteen years of collaboration in the Centre for Language Studies (CLS), a current partnership between the Tilburg School of Humanities and the Radboud Faculty of Arts. CLS is closely linked to the Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics (MPI) and the Baby Research Centre.
  • Excellent guidance by scientific tutors at the beginning of the program. They advise you on how to get your individual desired training program and the research facilities you need.
  • For Research Master's students Language and Communication of Tilburg University's Graduate School of Humanities, there is a facilities budget available for international conference visits, research projects or to cover traveling costs on the basis of declarations and educational costs to a maximum of €500.

Career prospects

The main focus of this Research Master’s program is on academic training, which makes it ideal for those wishing to embark on a career in academic research. Besides research positions at universities, there are research and management positions which require extensive research skills but not a PhD degree, for example in businesses, at (non-) profit organizations, in the educational sector and at government institutions (e.g., the Ministry of Education, Culture and Science).

Graduates work or start for example as:

  • Postdoc Researcher at Technische Universiteit Eindhoven 
  • PhD at University of Freiburg
  • Research Assistant at University of Cambridge 
  • Business Analyst at Royal Dutch Shell 
  • PhD at the University of Vienna
  • Labor market researcher at Intelligence Group 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Foundations of Language and Communication 
  • Research Orientation 
  • Statistics and Experimental Methods 
  • Lab Rotation 
  • Term Paper ReMa 
  • Writing Grant Proposals
  • Valorisation 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
7 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
100 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • You need to have completed an undergraduate program in the relevant field with excellent grades (7.5 out of 10 according to the Dutch Grading System) or will complete an undergraduate program before the end of the academic year.
  • You have a Bachelor's degree in a relevant discipline with an average score of 7.5 (out of 10) on your preliminary examinations in the second and third years of your completed Bachelor's program
  • Or, you have a Master's degree in a relevant discipline with an average score of 7.5 (out of 10) on your preliminary examinations of your completed Master's program and a minimum score of 8 on your final Master's thesis, or equivalent

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14600 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14600 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2083 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2083 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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.

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