Master - full-time

Information Science

How can you build an intelligent search engine? What is the best way to present a text? And how do you design a user-friendly website? Find out in this programme.

This programme is a specialization of the MA degree in Communication and Information Sciences.

As a student of Information Science, you learn to transfer data into accessible and intelligible information. You will do research in the domain of language, text and computer-mediated communication.

In this programme, you will analyse information and communication processes between individuals and within organizations. One question is crucial: what options do new technological developments offer to improve information and communication processes?

The Master's programme builds on the knowledge, insights and skills that you have acquired in your Bachelor's degree. You will learn to carry out research independently and handle information in a professional manner. In addition to courses, you will do an internship. You will finish the degree with an independent research project and a Master's thesis.

All courses are taught in English. Deficiency programs are partly taught in Dutch.

How can you build an intelligent search engine? What is the best way to present a text? And how do you design a user-friendly website? Find out in this programme.

This programme is a specialization of the MA degree in Communication and Information Sciences.

As a student of Information Science, you learn how to automate the process of analyzing unstructured data (such as text), transfer raw data into accessible and intelligible information. You will do research in the domains of natural language processing, the semantic web, and computer-mediated communication.

In this programme, you will analyse information and communication processes between individuals and within organizations. One question is crucial: what options do new technological developments offer to improve information and communication processes?

The Master's programme builds on the knowledge, insights and skills that you have acquired in your Bachelor's degree. You will learn to carry out research independently and handle information in a professional manner. In addition to courses, you will do an internship. You will finish the degree with an independent research project and a Master's thesis.

All courses are taught in English. Deficiency programs are partly taught in Dutch.

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    Facts & Figures

    • Degree

      MA in Communication & Information Studies

    • Croho code

      66826

    • Course type

      Master

    • Language of instruction

      English (100%)

    • Duration

      12 months (60 ECTS)

    • Start

      February, SeptemberFebruary, September

    • Programme form

      full-time

    • Faculty

      Arts

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