Language & Communication
Are you always obsessing over the underlying meaning of a message? Are you intrigued by how language shapes our perception? Do you find joy in looking for the ‘right’ words? Then studying Language & Communication might just be the right step for you.
What is Language & Communication about?
Language & Communication studies examine how we create verbal and non-verbal messages in various contexts. It also looks at the interpretation of messages and how language can be used as a tool to communicate more effectively.
FAQs about Language & Communication
An average starting salary* is around € 2000 to € 2500. This is based on a 40-hour work week. Over time, this would increase to € 4000 and € 6000 as you develop and take on a more senior position.
Here are some salary ranges for specific positions:
Position Average salary per month Content Manager € 2400 - € 3900 Web Editor € 2000 - € 4000 PR Advisor € 2000 - € 4000 Social Media Manager € 2500 - € 4500 Brand Manager € 2400 - € 5750 Copywriter € 2200 - € 4000
* The salaries shown here are for the Netherlands. Salaries in other countries could be very different. Also, the amounts here are gross, so before taxes are deducted.
Source: www.nationaleberoepengids.nl (in Dutch), 2022.
Language & Communication is a broad field. Throughout your studies, you gain a strong set of skills that you can use in various areas:
- Corporate communication
As a Language & Communication graduate, the world is your oyster. You gain strong interpersonal, organizational and intercultural skills that are in high demand. There are plenty of employment opportunities in a variety of areas for Language & Communication graduates. A whopping 95% of our Communication Studies graduates find a job within a year.
Sound like you?
• good with words and visuals • detail-oriented • innovative • creative • a global citizen • curious • analytical
• express myself well • dive deep • adapt • visualize • empathize
• languages • media • literature • foreign cultures • novelty • experimenting • expressing my ideas
• diversity • details • empathy • novelty
• writing • gaining a deeper understanding of people • focusing on details • experimenting • doing research
Your profession: Do these jobs sound good?
- Content Manager
- Web Editor
- PR Advisor
- Brand Manager
- Social Media Manager
- And more...
Language & Communication: Exchange programs
Are you a student of one of our partner universities? Then you can study abroad with us for 1 semester. HAN offers a range of exchange programs in the field of Language & Communication. Check out the programs on offer!
A communication degree at the International School of Business opens up a world of possibilities. After all, every company and every organization in the world has a message. Your challenge as a communication specialist? To get that message across so people will listen.
News and projects
Raising Global Citizens at Home
The Comenius Senior Fellowship was awarded to Dr. Ingrid Van Rompay-Bartels for the project 'Raising Global Citizens at Home'. She works at the Center of International Business Research at HAN International School of Business. The Comenius innovation program for higher education provides teachers with the resources to apply their innovative ideas to contribute to education.
ISB Talent Event 2021
The very first virtual edition of the ISB Talent Event on 3 & 4 June was a great success! During the online event, we hosted 24 lecturers from 16 partner universities around the world, who assessed the project presentations of 67 International Business and Communication students.