Communications is a study field that deals with human communication processes which aim to share the meaningful information. Communication studies look into different contexts and examine how the information is interpreted. Researchers aim to explain human communication issues and usually focus on empirical methods as experimental design, surveys, focus groups, interviews and quasi-experimental design. The discipline also is based on sociology, psychology, biology, political sciences, economics, anthropology, public policy, mathematics, information science and etc. The study field is closely related to modern information sharing technologies such as radio, television, mass media, social-networks. Graduates can work in advertising, marketing, public relations, radio, television, writing, publishing, journalism, electronic journalism, PR or online media.
Conflicts are everyday occurrences in people's lives, social groups and international relations. In all historic times, in all cultures, groups and countries, the quest for peace has been ongoing. Costs incurred because of conflicts are very high: human suffering, economic losses and moral degradation.
This programme will explore urban cycling from a Dutch perspective, both historical and current, and provide students with a host of skills and insights on how to develop and foster cycling cities.
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The course will focus on Intercultural Communication theories and models and also to multilingualism by giving examples for different regional areas and the participants will analyze multilingualism, bilingualism and also media by using critical discourse analysis.
English is spoken all around you. Can you keep up? In this course you will develop your discussion skills, build your vocabulary, brush up your knowledge of grammar and gain confidence to be able to speak in a range of different settings.
During the prenatal and early postnatal years, human neurobiological and behavioural development proceeds at a breathtaking pace and is highly sensitive to environmental influence. Early experience shapes early and long-term developmental outcomes.
This course is aimed at anyone who wants to write a biography, memoir or other form of non-fiction. It will use examples and practical exercises to guide students through the skills needed to write interesting non-fiction: research, editing, how to tell a story and ways of using discription.
Get ready for the best summer ever! The six-week Summer Programme in European Studies (SES) offers you a great European experience while earning credits towards your major. Choose from eight courses and two academic study trips (of 10 or 16 days) taught in English and offered by the Center for European Studies (CES) at Maastricht University, one of the highest-ranking universities in the Netherlands. Course topics fit most majors and have a distinct European or international theme.
This course deals with the economic, legal and financial aspects of Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A). The lectures will be given by reputable professors, as well as private equity fund managers, investment bankers and lawyers who are specialized in M&A.
This course provides a broad conceptual framework for understanding and analyzing the main challenges to security in Africa, and for assessing policy responses. It offers a critical introduction to research on the various aspects of the current merging of security and development in Africa and puts this in the context of wider debates about governance, politics and the postcolonial state in Africa.
The Intensive IELTS Programme helps to improve the English language skills of those planning to study or work abroad. It also prepares people for the IELTS test.