Something for you?
- You'll develop a unique professional profile by specialising in an area that meets your interests and research ambitions.
- You’ll gain substantial hands-on research experience during two lab rotations.
- Radboud University has excellent facilities for doing research.
Do you want to know if you can be admitted? Read more about the admission requirements of this programme.Admission requirements
If you have determined that you can be admitted with your previous education, you can apply via Studielink.Apply now
- Main language
- Study duration
- 2 years (120 EC)
- Starting months
- Number of students
- Programme format
- Full time
- Master of Arts
Faculty of Arts
- CROHO code
What will you learn
The Research Master’s programme in Linguistics and Communication Sciences offers a multidisciplinary perspective on how the fields of linguistics and communication studies complement one another. This approach is unique in the Netherlands. This Research Master’s programme focuses strongly on empirical research. You’ll study language in real-life situations and use your observations to develop possible theories. Later, you’ll test these theories against everyday reality. In this way, you’ll discover the richness of both language and communication and be well prepared to conduct original research on language-related issues. This programme is initially intended to prepare its students for a career in research, in particular for PhD positions, although other career options in the fields of Linguistics and/or Communication Sciences are also open to you.Study programme
Future career opportunities
The primary goal of the programme is research training, which makes it ideal for those wishing to embark on a research career, for example by taking a PhD. But it also caters for the growing demand from the public and private sectors for people with academic insight and research skills. Many graduates will join research groups in the public and private sector. These may address a wide range of topics such as advanced Internet and enhancing professional communication in an international context.Career prospects
All programme courses taught at Radboud University are affiliated with the Centre for Language Studies (CLS). This institute is involved in nationally and internationally acclaimed cutting-edge research in the field of linguistics.
Questions about this programme?
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Tuitions & grants
If you are going to follow this Master's programme, you will pay an annual tuition fee. There are different tuition rates. The amount depends on your personal situation.Tuition