Are you an excellent student who would like an additional challenge? Then you should consider joining our Honours programme, starting in year 2 of the Bachelor's. It consists of several challenging courses that add up to 30 additional ECTS credits. Upon successful completion you will be awarded an Honours Bachelor’s degree.
The Honours programme consits of 30 ECTS. The programme starts in year 2 and is to be completed in year 3 of the Bachelor's. Honours students still have the possibility to go abroad for their electives or an internship.
Key skills you will have obtained upon completion of the programme:
The Honours programme of Communication Science consists of 4 parts ("courses"):
You are eligible for admission to the Honours programme if you meet the following criteria:
All applicants will go through a selection procedure. Early July you will hear whether you have been conditionally selected or placed on the waiting list. If you have resits in July you can be conditionally accepted until the grades of the resits are final (and if you still meet the requirements mentioned above you will get a unconditional acceptance).
If you would like to apply for this programme, then take the following steps:
We have 60 spots available in the Honours programme.
During the course registration in June you do not have to register yourself for the Pressure Cooker. We will do that for you if you received an unconditional acceptance end of July. Please do register for one of the Political Communication and Journalism tutorial classes which are taught at the Thursday (whole day) or Friday morning (09:00-11:00) during the course registration in June (10-22 June). This is because of the Pressure Cooker weekend which takes place in November on Thursday night, Friday all day and Saturday.
To qualify for a Honours Bachelor’s degree the following requirements apply:
*You are allowed to extend your studies with one semester if you go abroad for an exchange semester or the internship. Please request this extension with the Examinations Board.