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MA Argumentation, Rhetoric and Communication (Research)

 Course Level
Masters / PG
 Type
Full Time

 Duration
2 Years
 Start month
September

 Tuition fee

International
13225 EUR
National
2006 EUR
EU
2006 EUR

Application fee

International 0 EUR
National 0 EUR
EU 50 EUR
Department
Faculty of Humanities
Scores accepted
IELTS (min)6.5
TOEFL-IBT (min)92
TOEFL-PBT (min)580
GRE (avg)315
GMAT (avg)600
58

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About this course

The Research Master’s programme Argumentation, Rhetoric, and Communication focuses on the study of argumentation and rhetoric in different communicative contexts such as health, law, politics and science. The Research Master’s programme prepares students for conducting academic research by stimulating critical reflection on theories and methods for the analysis and evaluation of argumentative discourse in different domains. 

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Eligibility Criteria

Please read all the requirements carefully. In the online application you will be asked to upload proof of all mentioned requirements.

  • The Master’s in Argumentation, Rhetoric and Communication (Research) is open for application to all students with a Bachelor’s diploma from the UvA or from another accredited university, in: 
    • Language and Communication
    • Philosophy
    • Rhetoric
    • Speech communication
    • General Linguistics
    • Dutch Language and Culture
    • English Language and Literature
    • Liberal Arts
  • English language requirements: New Master's students should be able to speak, read, write and understand English at advanced academic level.
  • Application documents: To apply for this Master's programme students need to upload all of the application documents.
  • The exact admission requirements of this program can be found here:http://www.uva.nl/en/education/master-s/master-s-programmes/masters-programmes/masters-programmes/content/folder-2/argumentation-rhetoric-and-communication-research/application-and-admission/1.-check-the-entry-requirements/admission-requirements.html

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Course Modules

The Research Master's programme Argumentation, Rhetoric and Communication comprises 120 ECTS credits:

  • 90 ECTS for core courses, specific courses and electives
  • 30 ECTS for a Master's thesis

 

The exact Course Catalogue for this Program can be found at: http://studiegids.uva.nl/xmlpages/page/2016-2017/zoek-opleiding/opleiding/142400

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How to Apply

Please make sure to follow each step carefully.  

  • Check the entry requirements and deadlines
  • Register in Studielink [Please be sure to select the correct Master's study programme name in Studielink: "History" (without specifications in brackets).]
  • Submit the application to the Graduate School of Humanities
  • Provide Supporting Documents:
    • Copy of your passport or ID
    • Official transcripts of your BA and/or MA
    • BA diploma (for those who have already completed their BA)
    • Motivational letter
    • CV or resumé
    • Sample of written work (min. 10 pages)
    • English language test (unless they are exempt)
    • Programme specific documents (if applicable)
    • Receipt of application fee payment (non-Dutch BA only)
    • Scholarship application (excellent non-EU students only)
  • Pay the application fee (only for non-Dutch BA)
  • Register for courses
  • Pay the tuition fee

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