Courses

DEGREE REQUIREMENTS (180 ECTS)

CORE COURSES (30 ECTS)

  • Academic Writing & Critical Thinking
  • Global Ethics
  • Global Ethics, Leadership and personal Development I
  • Intermediate Qualitative Research Methods
  • Intermediate Quantitative Research Methods
  • Introduction to Statistics
  • Global Ethics, Leadership and personal Development II

MAJOR REQUIREMENTS (108 ECTS)

  • Human Communication
  • Mass Communication
  • Intercultural Communication
  • Introduction to Economics
  • Global Politics
  • Rhetoric
  • Global Communication
  • Global Advocacy
  • Communication Audiences & Effects
  • Communication Effects across Cultures
  • Communication Law and Policy
  • Comparative Media Systems
  • Advanced Qualitative Communications Research Methods
  • Advanced Quantitative Communications Research Methods
  • Capstone in Communication Studies
  • BA Thesis in Communication Studies (Advanced Research Methods)
  • BA Thesis in Communication Studies (Senior Seminar)

MAJOR ELECTIVES (24 ECTS)

Communications students choose four Major Elective courses out of the list below

  • Global practice of Corporate Communiction & Public Relations
  • Political Communication and Public Diplomacy
  • Lobbying in the EU
  • World Cinema: History, Theory and Narration
  • Topics in European Film History
  • Convergence Culture and Transmedia Narratives
  • International Journalism
  • Marketing Communication  & Advertizing in a Global Context
  • Internship

FREE ELECTIVES (18 ECTS)

Students also choose three free electives from any of the Bachelor-level courses offered by Vesalius College or one of its partner institutions previously mentioned.

For example, students may choose courses within their major, another major, or outside the curriculum of all majors (e.g. language courses).

For a full list of courses, please click here.