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MSc Communication Science (Entertainment Communication)

Catalog id : 66615
 Course Level
Masters / PG
Full Time

1 Year
 Start month

 Tuition fee

13400 EUR
2006 EUR
2006 EUR

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International 0 EUR
National 0 EUR
Graduate School of Communication
Scores accepted
IELTS (min)6.5
TOEFL-IBT (min)92
TOEFL-PBT (min)580
GRE (avg)315
GMAT (avg)600

World University Ranking

About this course

This track focuses on the experience, role, and impact of entertainment media on a range of different groups and individuals. Young people are among the earliest adopters of new technologies. Whether sharing videos on Vine, posting images on Instagram, or streaming movies on Netflix, young people have integrated entertainment media seamlessly into their daily activities. As such, special attention is paid to this critical audience throughout the Entertainment Communication coursework. 

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Eligibility Criteria

If you don’t fit the profile entirely, you are still welcome to apply. When you have the right undergraduate qualifications (academic level and background) but a lack of knowledge and experience in the required areas, it is plausible you will be conditionally admitted based on completing a pre-Master's programme or intensive introductory course first. The admissions board will evaluate every applicant individually based on:

  • Academic Bachelor’s degree
  • Bachelor’s curriculum and courses attended
  • English language proficiency

For furhter details kindly visit: http://www.uva.nl/en/education/master-s/master-s-programmes/masters-programmes/masters-programmes/content/folder/communication-science-corporate-communication/application-and-admission/how-to-apply-non-dutch/entry-requirements-for-students-with-a-non-dutch-degree.html

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Course Modules

Students must obtain a total of 60 credits to be awarded the Master’s degree. Fulfilment of all the requirements takes one year of full-time study.


  • Developing Media (12 ECTS)
  • Clashing Views son Media Effects (12 ECTS)
  • Elective Courses (2x6 ECTS)
  • Master's Thesis (18 ECTS)

Course Catalogue: http://coursecatalogue.uva.nl/xmlpages/page/2016-2017-en/search-course/course/30306


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How to Apply

After enrolling in Studielink, you will receive an email with your UvA student number (UvA?netID), and an email with a link and instructions for the next step of the application process.

For further details kindly visit: http://www.uva.nl/en/education/master-s/master-s-programmes/masters-programmes/masters-programmes/content/folder/communication-science-youth-and-media/application-and-admission/overview.html

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