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.
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 introduces an analysis of contemporary Internet marketing strategies and consumer behaviors in relation to popular social networking sites such as Facebook and Twitter.
Fear and sadness are the most common problems that people seek counselling for. This module introduces you to the ways in which they have been understood: as 'mental health problems'; by different forms of individual therapy; and by approaches that focus on the family, the social group, or society.
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 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.
Come and experience the ultimate expression of High Tech and Human Touch at the University of Twente: a festival-style summer school where you can attend high tech courses and experience the only American-style campus in the Netherlands.
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.
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.
Boost your career in as little as two weeks with new hospitality mini-courses! Choose from 12 different areas of interest, from hospitality finance and gaming operations to marketing, foodservice and lodging. And with instant access, you can get started immediately upon enrolling.
This summer school will allow PhD students and practitioners involved in the humanitarian field to develop and critically analyze their own research project. It is targeted especially for researchers and practitioners who are starting or who are in the early stages of a PhD project. The purpose is to encourage and share critical reflection on doing interdisciplinary research in the humanitarian field, which necessarily draws on various disciplinary approaches.
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.