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MACommunication and Information Studies: International Business Communication

Radboud University
Netherlands, Nijmegen
Tuition fee €16,000 per year
Application fee €75 one-time

The handling fee is NOT applicable to:

- Students with a nationality from the EEA countries or from countries that are candidates for EEA membership*
- Students who receive a full scholarship (proven by uploading a grant statement)

This fee will be refunded to you once you are fully enrolled as a student at Radboud University. The fee is NOT refundable when you are not admitted.

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This English-taught master’s programme provides you with the knowledge base and practical tools to function as an independent communication specialist in organisational communication in diverse international contexts. You will learn how factors such as language(s), culture and globalisation play a role in the management and communications of organisations that operate internationally, and how these factors can be taken into account to optimise communication with and between international stakeholders, inside and outside the organisation.

Master’s in International Business Communication: something for you?

- A unique programme that focuses on linguistic and intercultural dimensions of communication in and by international organisations.
- Offering an internship in which you work towards answering a specific communication question or solving a particular communication issue for an organization in the Netherlands that operates internationally.
- Allowing you to study on an international campus in small-scale lectures and intensive workshops.
- With room to develop your specific interests, in both your thesis project, an internship, and electives.

Programme structure

The Master’s specialisation in International Business Communication is taught within the Faculty of Arts and has a course load of 60 EC* (one year). Courses have a load of 5 or 10 EC and the Master’s thesis is 20 EC. The structure of the programme is presented here.

Career opportunities

With a Master’s specialisation in International Business Communication, you could pursue a career in government, semi-government, business or academia. For example, the graduates work as:

- Internal or external communication managers
- Press spokespeople in companies, government departments, health institutions, or non-profit organisations
- Communication trainers for consultancies
- Social media managers
- PR, marketing, or recruitment consultants

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States