Study programme

2022-2023

Model Path

General stem

Choose at least 18 ECTS-credits (3 courses) from:

Media and Politics

This information sheet indicates how the course will be organized at pandemic code level yellow and green.

If the colour codes change during the academic year to orange or red, modifications are possible, for example to the teaching and evaluation methods.

Course code:
2500PSWMEP
Semester:
1E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
6 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
168
Contract restrictions:
No contract restriction
Language of instruction:
Dutch
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st semester
Study domain:
Political Sciences
Lecturer(s):
  • Peter Van Aelst
Political Psychology

This information sheet indicates how the course will be organized at pandemic code level yellow and green.

If the colour codes change during the academic year to orange or red, modifications are possible, for example to the teaching and evaluation methods.

Course code:
2500PSWPOP
Semester:
1E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
6 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
168
Contract restrictions:
No contract restriction
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st semester
Study domain:
Political Sciences
Lecturer(s):
  • Philippe De Vries
Public Opinion

This information sheet indicates how the course will be organized at pandemic code level yellow and green.

If the colour codes change during the academic year to orange or red, modifications are possible, for example to the teaching and evaluation methods.

Course code:
2000PSWPUO
Semester:
1E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
6 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
168
Contract restrictions:
No contract restriction
Language of instruction:
Dutch
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st semester
Study domain:
Communication Studies
Lecturer(s):
  • Peter Thijssen
Political Marketing

This information sheet indicates how the course will be organized at pandemic code level yellow and green.

If the colour codes change during the academic year to orange or red, modifications are possible, for example to the teaching and evaluation methods.

Course code:
2500PSWPOM
Semester:
1E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
6 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
168
Contract restrictions:
No contract restriction
Language of instruction:
Dutch
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st semester
Study domain:
Political Sciences
Lecturer(s):
  • Philippe De Vries

Optional courses

Choose maximum 6 ECTS-credits (1 course) from list below:

Public and Social Profit Communication

This information sheet indicates how the course will be organized at pandemic code level yellow and green.

If the colour codes change during the academic year to orange or red, modifications are possible, for example to the teaching and evaluation methods.

Course code:
2100PSWOSP
Semester:
1E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
6 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
168
Contract restrictions:
No contract restriction
Language of instruction:
Dutch
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st semester
Study domain:
Communication Studies
Lecturer(s):
  • Wannes Heirman
Journalism and Crossmedia

This information sheet indicates how the course will be organized at pandemic code level yellow and green.

If the colour codes change during the academic year to orange or red, modifications are possible, for example to the teaching and evaluation methods.

Course code:
2100PSWJCR
Semester:
1E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
6 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
168
Contract restrictions:
No contract restriction
Language of instruction:
Dutch
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st semester
Study domain:
Communication Studies
Lecturer(s):
  • Steve Paulussen
The European Union as a Political System

This information sheet indicates how the course will be organized at pandemic code level yellow and green.

If the colour codes change during the academic year to orange or red, modifications are possible, for example to the teaching and evaluation methods.

Course code:
2200PSWEPS
Semester:
1E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
6 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
168
Contract restrictions:
No contract restriction
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st semester
Study domain:
Political Sciences
Lecturer(s):
Media and Democratic Debate

This information sheet indicates how the course will be organized at pandemic code level yellow and green.

If the colour codes change during the academic year to orange or red, modifications are possible, for example to the teaching and evaluation methods.

Course code:
2100FSWMDD
Semester:
1E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
6 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
168
Contract restrictions:
No contract restriction
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st semester
Study domain:
Communication Studies
Lecturer(s):
  • Pieter Maeseele

Methods seminar

Choose for 6 ECTS-credits (2 courses) from:
(Enrolment for the seminar is done exclusively through a webapplication. The relevant information will be available on Blackboard. After this enrolment procedure the student administration will add the chosen seminar to your course list.)

Content Analysis

This information sheet indicates how the course will be organized at pandemic code level yellow and green.

If the colour codes change during the academic year to orange or red, modifications are possible, for example to the teaching and evaluation methods.

Course code:
2700FSWCAN
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
24
ECTS-credits:
3 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
84
Contract restrictions:
No contract restriction
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Political Sciences
Lecturer(s):
Methods in Political Psychology

This information sheet indicates how the course will be organized at pandemic code level yellow and green.

If the colour codes change during the academic year to orange or red, modifications are possible, for example to the teaching and evaluation methods.

Course code:
2700FSWMPP
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
24
ECTS-credits:
3 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
84
Contract restrictions:
No contract restriction
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Political Sciences
Experiments

This information sheet indicates how the course will be organized at pandemic code level yellow and green.

If the colour codes change during the academic year to orange or red, modifications are possible, for example to the teaching and evaluation methods.

Course code:
2700FSWEXP
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
12
ECTS-credits:
3 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
84
Contract restrictions:
No contract restriction
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Political Sciences
Lecturer(s):
  • Stefaan Walgrave
  • Julie Sevenans
Case Studies

This information sheet indicates how the course will be organized at pandemic code level yellow and green.

If the colour codes change during the academic year to orange or red, modifications are possible, for example to the teaching and evaluation methods.

Course code:
2700FSWCST
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
24
ECTS-credits:
3 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
84
Contract restrictions:
No contract restriction
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Political Sciences
Lecturer(s):
Applied Statistics

This information sheet indicates how the course will be organized at pandemic code level yellow and green.

If the colour codes change during the academic year to orange or red, modifications are possible, for example to the teaching and evaluation methods.

Course code:
2700FSWAST
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
20
ECTS-credits:
3 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
84
Contract restrictions:
Exam contract not possible
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Political Sciences
Lecturer(s):
  • Peter Thijssen

Theoretical seminars

Choose for 6 ECTS-credits (1 course) from:
(Enrolment for the seminar is done through a webapplication. The relevant information will be available on Blackboard. After this enrolment procedure the student administration will add the chosen seminar to your course list.)

Seminar on Media and politics

This information sheet indicates how the course will be organized at pandemic code level yellow and green.

If the colour codes change during the academic year to orange or red, modifications are possible, for example to the teaching and evaluation methods.

Course code:
2800PSWSMP
Semester:
2E SEM
Sequentiality:
The seminar can only be followed if the student is enrolled in the Master programme, and is able to obtain their degree.
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
6 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
168
Contract restrictions:
Exam contract not possible
Language of instruction:
Dutch
Exam Period:
exam in the 2nd semester
Study domain:
Political Sciences
Lecturer(s):
  • Karolin Soontjens
  • Stefaan Walgrave
Seminar on Political psychology

This information sheet indicates how the course will be organized at pandemic code level yellow and green.

If the colour codes change during the academic year to orange or red, modifications are possible, for example to the teaching and evaluation methods.

Course code:
2800PSWPOP
Semester:
2E SEM
Sequentiality:
The seminar can only be followed if the student is enrolled in the Master programme, and is able to obtain their degree.
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
6 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
168
Contract restrictions:
No contract restriction
Language of instruction:
Dutch
Exam Period:
exam in the 2nd semester
Study domain:
Political Sciences
Lecturer(s):
  • Philippe De Vries
Seminar on Public Opinion

This information sheet indicates how the course will be organized at pandemic code level yellow and green.

If the colour codes change during the academic year to orange or red, modifications are possible, for example to the teaching and evaluation methods.

Course code:
2800PSWPUO
Semester:
2E SEM
Sequentiality:
The seminar can only be followed if the student is enrolled in the Master programme, and is able to obtain their degree.
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
6 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
168
Contract restrictions:
Exam contract not possible
Language of instruction:
Dutch
Exam Period:
exam in the 2nd semester
Study domain:
Political Sciences
Lecturer(s):
  • Julie Sevenans

Practical seminars or internship

Option 1: mediatraining and practical seminar
Compulsory course:

Seminar on Mediatraining

This information sheet indicates how the course will be organized at pandemic code level yellow and green.

If the colour codes change during the academic year to orange or red, modifications are possible, for example to the teaching and evaluation methods.

Course code:
2800PSWSMT
Semester:
2E SEM
Sequentiality:
The seminar can only be followed if the student is enrolled in the Master programme, and is able to obtain their degree.
ECTS-credits:
3 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
84
Contract restrictions:
Credit and exam contract not possible
Language of instruction:
Dutch
Exam Period:
exam in the 2nd semester
Study domain:
Communication Studies
Lecturer(s):
  • Steve Paulussen
  • Isabelle Rossaert
  • Marc Van de Looverbosch

Choose 1 course from:
(The choice through SisA is subject to change:
enrolment for the seminar is done through a webapplication. The relevant information will be available on Blackboard. After this enrolment procedure the student administration will add the chosen seminar to your course list.)

Seminar Political Consulting

This information sheet indicates how the course will be organized at pandemic code level yellow and green.

If the colour codes change during the academic year to orange or red, modifications are possible, for example to the teaching and evaluation methods.

Course code:
2800PSWPOC
Semester:
2E SEM
Sequentiality:
The seminar can only be followed if the student is enrolled in the Master programme, and is able to obtain their degree.
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
6 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
168
Contract restrictions:
No contract restriction
Language of instruction:
Dutch
Exam Period:
exam in the 2nd semester
Study domain:
Political Sciences
Lecturer(s):
  • Philippe De Vries
Seminar New Media and Politics

This information sheet indicates how the course will be organized at pandemic code level yellow and green.

If the colour codes change during the academic year to orange or red, modifications are possible, for example to the teaching and evaluation methods.

Course code:
2800PSWSNM
Semester:
2E SEM
Sequentiality:
The seminar can only be followed if the student is enrolled in the Master programme political communication, and is able to obtain their degree.
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
6 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
168
Contract restrictions:
No contract restriction
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 2nd semester
Study domain:
Political Sciences
Lecturer(s):
  • Ine Goovaerts
European Negotiation Seminar

This information sheet indicates how the course will be organized at pandemic code level yellow and green.

If the colour codes change during the academic year to orange or red, modifications are possible, for example to the teaching and evaluation methods.

Course code:
2200PSWENS
Semester:
1E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
6 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
168
Contract restrictions:
Credit and exam contract not possible
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st semester
Study domain:
Political Sciences
Lecturer(s):

Option 2: mediatraining and extra theoretical seminar.
Compulsory course:

Seminar on Mediatraining

This information sheet indicates how the course will be organized at pandemic code level yellow and green.

If the colour codes change during the academic year to orange or red, modifications are possible, for example to the teaching and evaluation methods.

Course code:
2800PSWSMT
Semester:
2E SEM
Sequentiality:
The seminar can only be followed if the student is enrolled in the Master programme, and is able to obtain their degree.
ECTS-credits:
3 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
84
Contract restrictions:
Credit and exam contract not possible
Language of instruction:
Dutch
Exam Period:
exam in the 2nd semester
Study domain:
Communication Studies
Lecturer(s):
  • Steve Paulussen
  • Isabelle Rossaert
  • Marc Van de Looverbosch

Choose 1 course from:

Seminar on Media and politics

This information sheet indicates how the course will be organized at pandemic code level yellow and green.

If the colour codes change during the academic year to orange or red, modifications are possible, for example to the teaching and evaluation methods.

Course code:
2800PSWSMP
Semester:
2E SEM
Sequentiality:
The seminar can only be followed if the student is enrolled in the Master programme, and is able to obtain their degree.
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
6 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
168
Contract restrictions:
Exam contract not possible
Language of instruction:
Dutch
Exam Period:
exam in the 2nd semester
Study domain:
Political Sciences
Lecturer(s):
  • Karolin Soontjens
  • Stefaan Walgrave
Seminar on Political psychology

This information sheet indicates how the course will be organized at pandemic code level yellow and green.

If the colour codes change during the academic year to orange or red, modifications are possible, for example to the teaching and evaluation methods.

Course code:
2800PSWPOP
Semester:
2E SEM
Sequentiality:
The seminar can only be followed if the student is enrolled in the Master programme, and is able to obtain their degree.
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
6 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
168
Contract restrictions:
No contract restriction
Language of instruction:
Dutch
Exam Period:
exam in the 2nd semester
Study domain:
Political Sciences
Lecturer(s):
  • Philippe De Vries
Seminar on Public Opinion

This information sheet indicates how the course will be organized at pandemic code level yellow and green.

If the colour codes change during the academic year to orange or red, modifications are possible, for example to the teaching and evaluation methods.

Course code:
2800PSWPUO
Semester:
2E SEM
Sequentiality:
The seminar can only be followed if the student is enrolled in the Master programme, and is able to obtain their degree.
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
6 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
168
Contract restrictions:
Exam contract not possible
Language of instruction:
Dutch
Exam Period:
exam in the 2nd semester
Study domain:
Political Sciences
Lecturer(s):
  • Julie Sevenans

Option 3: internship

Internship

This information sheet indicates how the course will be organized at pandemic code level yellow and green.

If the colour codes change during the academic year to orange or red, modifications are possible, for example to the teaching and evaluation methods.

Course code:
2800FSWSPC
Semester:
2E SEM
ECTS-credits:
9 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
252
Contract restrictions:
Credit and exam contract not possible
Language of instruction:
Dutch
Exam Period:
exam in the 2nd semester
Credit required to obtain degree:
Yes
Study domain:
Communication Studies
Lecturer(s):
  • Steven Malliet

Master's thesis

Master thesis

This information sheet indicates how the course will be organized at pandemic code level yellow and green.

If the colour codes change during the academic year to orange or red, modifications are possible, for example to the teaching and evaluation methods.

Course code:
2900PSWMPC
Semester:
2E SEM
Sequentiality:
Enrollment for the master thesis (or parts of it) is not possible if you are also enrolled in a bachelor or preparatory programme. In case of Exception, contact your faculty.
ECTS-credits:
15 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
420
Contract restrictions:
Credit and exam contract not possible
Language of instruction:
Dutch
Exam Period:
exam in the 2nd semester
Credit required to obtain degree:
Yes
Study domain:
Political Sciences

2021-2022

Model Path

General stem

Choose at least 18 ECTS-credits (3 courses) from:

Media and Politics

This information sheet indicates how the course will be organized at pandemic code level yellow and green.

If the colour codes change during the academic year to orange or red, modifications are possible, for example to the teaching and evaluation methods.

Course code:
2500PSWMEP
Semester:
1E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
6 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
168
Contract restrictions:
No contract restriction
Language of instruction:
Dutch
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st semester
Study domain:
Political Sciences
Lecturer(s):
  • Patrick van Erkel
Political Psychology

This information sheet indicates how the course will be organized at pandemic code level yellow and green.

If the colour codes change during the academic year to orange or red, modifications are possible, for example to the teaching and evaluation methods.

Course code:
2500PSWPOP
Semester:
1E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
6 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
168
Contract restrictions:
No contract restriction
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st semester
Study domain:
Political Sciences
Lecturer(s):
  • Philippe De Vries
Public Opinion

This information sheet indicates how the course will be organized at pandemic code level yellow and green.

If the colour codes change during the academic year to orange or red, modifications are possible, for example to the teaching and evaluation methods.

Course code:
2000PSWPUO
Semester:
1E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
6 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
168
Contract restrictions:
No contract restriction
Language of instruction:
Dutch
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st semester
Study domain:
Communication Studies
Lecturer(s):
  • Peter Thijssen
Political Marketing

This information sheet indicates how the course will be organized at pandemic code level yellow and green.

If the colour codes change during the academic year to orange or red, modifications are possible, for example to the teaching and evaluation methods.

Course code:
2500PSWPOM
Semester:
1E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
6 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
168
Contract restrictions:
No contract restriction
Language of instruction:
Dutch
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st semester
Study domain:
Political Sciences
Lecturer(s):
  • Philippe De Vries

Optional courses

Choose maximum 6 ECTS-credits (1 course) from list below:

Public and Social Profit Communication

This information sheet indicates how the course will be organized at pandemic code level yellow and green.

If the colour codes change during the academic year to orange or red, modifications are possible, for example to the teaching and evaluation methods.

Course code:
2100PSWOSP
Semester:
1E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
6 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
168
Contract restrictions:
No contract restriction
Language of instruction:
Dutch
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st semester
Study domain:
Communication Studies
Lecturer(s):
  • Michel Walrave
Journalism and Crossmedia

This information sheet indicates how the course will be organized at pandemic code level yellow and green.

If the colour codes change during the academic year to orange or red, modifications are possible, for example to the teaching and evaluation methods.

Course code:
2100PSWJCR
Semester:
1E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
6 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
168
Contract restrictions:
No contract restriction
Language of instruction:
Dutch
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st semester
Study domain:
Communication Studies
Lecturer(s):
  • Steve Paulussen
The European Union as a Political System

This information sheet indicates how the course will be organized at pandemic code level yellow and green.

If the colour codes change during the academic year to orange or red, modifications are possible, for example to the teaching and evaluation methods.

Course code:
2200PSWEPS
Semester:
1E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
6 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
168
Contract restrictions:
No contract restriction
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st semester
Study domain:
Political Sciences
Lecturer(s):
Media and Democratic Debate

This information sheet indicates how the course will be organized at pandemic code level yellow and green.

If the colour codes change during the academic year to orange or red, modifications are possible, for example to the teaching and evaluation methods.

Course code:
2100FSWMDD
Semester:
1E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
6 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
168
Contract restrictions:
No contract restriction
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st semester
Study domain:
Communication Studies
Lecturer(s):
  • Pieter Maeseele

Methods seminar

Choose for 6 ECTS-credits (2 courses) from:
(Enrolment for the seminar is done exclusively through a webapplication. The relevant information will be available on Blackboard. After this enrolment procedure the student administration will add the chosen seminar to your course list.)

Content Analysis

This information sheet indicates how the course will be organized at pandemic code level yellow and green.

If the colour codes change during the academic year to orange or red, modifications are possible, for example to the teaching and evaluation methods.

Course code:
2700FSWCAN
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
24
ECTS-credits:
3 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
84
Contract restrictions:
No contract restriction
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Political Sciences
Lecturer(s):
Methods in Political Psychology

This information sheet indicates how the course will be organized at pandemic code level yellow and green.

If the colour codes change during the academic year to orange or red, modifications are possible, for example to the teaching and evaluation methods.

Course code:
2700FSWMPP
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
24
ECTS-credits:
3 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
84
Contract restrictions:
No contract restriction
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Political Sciences
Experiments

This information sheet indicates how the course will be organized at pandemic code level yellow and green.

If the colour codes change during the academic year to orange or red, modifications are possible, for example to the teaching and evaluation methods.

Course code:
2700FSWEXP
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
12
ECTS-credits:
3 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
84
Contract restrictions:
No contract restriction
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Political Sciences
Lecturer(s):
  • Julie Sevenans
  • Karolin Soontjens
Case Studies

This information sheet indicates how the course will be organized at pandemic code level yellow and green.

If the colour codes change during the academic year to orange or red, modifications are possible, for example to the teaching and evaluation methods.

Course code:
2700FSWCST
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
24
ECTS-credits:
3 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
84
Contract restrictions:
No contract restriction
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Political Sciences
Lecturer(s):
Applied Statistics

This information sheet indicates how the course will be organized at pandemic code level yellow and green.

If the colour codes change during the academic year to orange or red, modifications are possible, for example to the teaching and evaluation methods.

Course code:
2700FSWAST
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
20
ECTS-credits:
3 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
84
Contract restrictions:
Exam contract not possible
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Political Sciences
Lecturer(s):
  • Peter Thijssen

Theoretical seminars

Choose for 6 ECTS-credits (1 course) from:
(Enrolment for the seminar is done through a webapplication. The relevant information will be available on Blackboard. After this enrolment procedure the student administration will add the chosen seminar to your course list.)

Seminar on Media and politics

This information sheet indicates how the course will be organized at pandemic code level yellow and green.

If the colour codes change during the academic year to orange or red, modifications are possible, for example to the teaching and evaluation methods.

Course code:
2800PSWSMP
Semester:
2E SEM
Sequentiality:
The seminar can only be followed if the student is enrolled in the Master programme, and is able to obtain their degree.
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
6 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
168
Contract restrictions:
Exam contract not possible
Language of instruction:
Dutch
Exam Period:
exam in the 2nd semester
Study domain:
Political Sciences
Lecturer(s):
  • Karolin Soontjens
Seminar on Political psychology

This information sheet indicates how the course will be organized at pandemic code level yellow and green.

If the colour codes change during the academic year to orange or red, modifications are possible, for example to the teaching and evaluation methods.

Course code:
2800PSWPOP
Semester:
2E SEM
Sequentiality:
The seminar can only be followed if the student is enrolled in the Master programme, and is able to obtain their degree.
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
6 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
168
Contract restrictions:
No contract restriction
Language of instruction:
Dutch
Exam Period:
exam in the 2nd semester
Study domain:
Political Sciences
Lecturer(s):
  • Philippe De Vries
Seminar on Public Opinion

This information sheet indicates how the course will be organized at pandemic code level yellow and green.

If the colour codes change during the academic year to orange or red, modifications are possible, for example to the teaching and evaluation methods.

Course code:
2800PSWPUO
Semester:
2E SEM
Sequentiality:
The seminar can only be followed if the student is enrolled in the Master programme, and is able to obtain their degree.
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
6 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
168
Contract restrictions:
Exam contract not possible
Language of instruction:
Dutch
Exam Period:
exam in the 2nd semester
Study domain:
Political Sciences
Lecturer(s):
  • Peter Thijssen

Practical seminars or internship

Option 1: mediatraining and practical seminar
Compulsory course:

Seminar on Mediatraining

This information sheet indicates how the course will be organized at pandemic code level yellow and green.

If the colour codes change during the academic year to orange or red, modifications are possible, for example to the teaching and evaluation methods.

Course code:
2800PSWSMT
Semester:
2E SEM
Sequentiality:
The seminar can only be followed if the student is enrolled in the Master programme, and is able to obtain their degree.
ECTS-credits:
3 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
84
Contract restrictions:
Credit and exam contract not possible
Language of instruction:
Dutch
Exam Period:
exam in the 2nd semester
Study domain:
Communication Studies
Lecturer(s):
  • Steve Paulussen
  • Isabelle Rossaert
  • Marc Van de Looverbosch

Choose 1 course from:
(The choice through SisA is subject to change:
enrolment for the seminar is done through a webapplication. The relevant information will be available on Blackboard. After this enrolment procedure the student administration will add the chosen seminar to your course list.)

Seminar Political Consulting

This information sheet indicates how the course will be organized at pandemic code level yellow and green.

If the colour codes change during the academic year to orange or red, modifications are possible, for example to the teaching and evaluation methods.

Course code:
2800PSWPOC
Semester:
2E SEM
Sequentiality:
The seminar can only be followed if the student is enrolled in the Master programme, and is able to obtain their degree.
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
6 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
168
Contract restrictions:
No contract restriction
Language of instruction:
Dutch
Exam Period:
exam in the 2nd semester
Study domain:
Political Sciences
Lecturer(s):
  • Philippe De Vries
Seminar New Media and Politics

This information sheet indicates how the course will be organized at pandemic code level yellow and green.

If the colour codes change during the academic year to orange or red, modifications are possible, for example to the teaching and evaluation methods.

Course code:
2800PSWSNM
Semester:
2E SEM
Sequentiality:
The seminar can only be followed if the student is enrolled in the Master programme, and is able to obtain their degree.
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
6 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
168
Contract restrictions:
No contract restriction
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 2nd semester
Study domain:
Political Sciences
Lecturer(s):
  • Kenza Lamot
European Negotiation Seminar

This information sheet indicates how the course will be organized at pandemic code level yellow and green.

If the colour codes change during the academic year to orange or red, modifications are possible, for example to the teaching and evaluation methods.

Course code:
2200PSWENS
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
6 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
168
Contract restrictions:
Credit and exam contract not possible
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Political Sciences
Lecturer(s):

Option 2: mediatraining and extra theoretical seminar.
Compulsory course:

Seminar on Mediatraining

This information sheet indicates how the course will be organized at pandemic code level yellow and green.

If the colour codes change during the academic year to orange or red, modifications are possible, for example to the teaching and evaluation methods.

Course code:
2800PSWSMT
Semester:
2E SEM
Sequentiality:
The seminar can only be followed if the student is enrolled in the Master programme, and is able to obtain their degree.
ECTS-credits:
3 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
84
Contract restrictions:
Credit and exam contract not possible
Language of instruction:
Dutch
Exam Period:
exam in the 2nd semester
Study domain:
Communication Studies
Lecturer(s):
  • Steve Paulussen
  • Isabelle Rossaert
  • Marc Van de Looverbosch

Choose 1 course from:

Seminar on Media and politics

This information sheet indicates how the course will be organized at pandemic code level yellow and green.

If the colour codes change during the academic year to orange or red, modifications are possible, for example to the teaching and evaluation methods.

Course code:
2800PSWSMP
Semester:
2E SEM
Sequentiality:
The seminar can only be followed if the student is enrolled in the Master programme, and is able to obtain their degree.
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
6 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
168
Contract restrictions:
Exam contract not possible
Language of instruction:
Dutch
Exam Period:
exam in the 2nd semester
Study domain:
Political Sciences
Lecturer(s):
  • Karolin Soontjens
Seminar on Political psychology

This information sheet indicates how the course will be organized at pandemic code level yellow and green.

If the colour codes change during the academic year to orange or red, modifications are possible, for example to the teaching and evaluation methods.

Course code:
2800PSWPOP
Semester:
2E SEM
Sequentiality:
The seminar can only be followed if the student is enrolled in the Master programme, and is able to obtain their degree.
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
6 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
168
Contract restrictions:
No contract restriction
Language of instruction:
Dutch
Exam Period:
exam in the 2nd semester
Study domain:
Political Sciences
Lecturer(s):
  • Philippe De Vries
Seminar on Public Opinion

This information sheet indicates how the course will be organized at pandemic code level yellow and green.

If the colour codes change during the academic year to orange or red, modifications are possible, for example to the teaching and evaluation methods.

Course code:
2800PSWPUO
Semester:
2E SEM
Sequentiality:
The seminar can only be followed if the student is enrolled in the Master programme, and is able to obtain their degree.
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
6 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
168
Contract restrictions:
Exam contract not possible
Language of instruction:
Dutch
Exam Period:
exam in the 2nd semester
Study domain:
Political Sciences
Lecturer(s):
  • Peter Thijssen

Option 3: internship

Internship

This information sheet indicates how the course will be organized at pandemic code level yellow and green.

If the colour codes change during the academic year to orange or red, modifications are possible, for example to the teaching and evaluation methods.

Course code:
2800FSWSPC
Semester:
2E SEM
ECTS-credits:
9 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
252
Contract restrictions:
Credit and exam contract not possible
Language of instruction:
Dutch
Exam Period:
exam in the 2nd semester
Credit required to obtain degree:
Yes
Study domain:
Communication Studies
Lecturer(s):
  • Steven Malliet

Master's thesis

Master thesis

This information sheet indicates how the course will be organized at pandemic code level yellow and green.

If the colour codes change during the academic year to orange or red, modifications are possible, for example to the teaching and evaluation methods.

Course code:
2900PSWMPC
Semester:
2E SEM
Sequentiality:
Enrollment for the master thesis (or parts of it) is not possible if you are also enrolled in a bachelor or preparatory programme. In case of Exception, contact your faculty.
ECTS-credits:
15 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
420
Contract restrictions:
Credit and exam contract not possible
Language of instruction:
Dutch
Exam Period:
exam in the 2nd semester
Credit required to obtain degree:
Yes
Study domain:
Political Sciences

2020-2021

Model Path

General stem

Choose at least 18 ECTS-credits (3 courses) from:

Media and politics

This information sheet indicates how the course will be organized at pandemic code level yellow and green.

If the colour codes change during the academic year to orange or red, modifications are possible, for example to the teaching and evaluation methods.

Course code:
2500PSWMEP
Semester:
1E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
6 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
168
Contract restrictions:
No contract restriction
Language of instruction:
Dutch
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st semester
Study domain:
Political Sciences
Lecturer(s):
  • Stefaan Walgrave
Political Psychology

This information sheet indicates how the course will be organized at pandemic code level yellow and green.

If the colour codes change during the academic year to orange or red, modifications are possible, for example to the teaching and evaluation methods.

Course code:
2500PSWPOP
Semester:
1E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
6 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
168
Contract restrictions:
No contract restriction
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st semester
Study domain:
Political Sciences
Public opinion

This information sheet indicates how the course will be organized at pandemic code level yellow and green.

If the colour codes change during the academic year to orange or red, modifications are possible, for example to the teaching and evaluation methods.

Course code:
2000PSWPUO
Semester:
1E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
6 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
168
Contract restrictions:
No contract restriction
Language of instruction:
Dutch
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st semester
Study domain:
Communication Studies
Lecturer(s):
  • Peter Thijssen
Political marketing

This information sheet indicates how the course will be organized at pandemic code level yellow and green.

If the colour codes change during the academic year to orange or red, modifications are possible, for example to the teaching and evaluation methods.

Course code:
2500PSWPOM
Semester:
1E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
6 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
168
Contract restrictions:
No contract restriction
Language of instruction:
Dutch
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st semester
Study domain:
Political Sciences
Lecturer(s):
  • Philippe De Vries

Optional courses

Choose maximum 6 ECTS-credits (1 course) from list below:

Public and social profit communication

This information sheet indicates how the course will be organized at pandemic code level yellow and green.

If the colour codes change during the academic year to orange or red, modifications are possible, for example to the teaching and evaluation methods.

Course code:
2100PSWOSP
Semester:
1E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
6 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
168
Contract restrictions:
No contract restriction
Language of instruction:
Dutch
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st semester
Study domain:
Communication Studies
Lecturer(s):
  • Wannes Heirman
Journalism and crossmedia

This information sheet indicates how the course will be organized at pandemic code level yellow and green.

If the colour codes change during the academic year to orange or red, modifications are possible, for example to the teaching and evaluation methods.

Course code:
2100PSWJCR
Semester:
1E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
6 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
168
Contract restrictions:
No contract restriction
Language of instruction:
Dutch
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st semester
Study domain:
Communication Studies
Lecturer(s):
  • Steve Paulussen
The European Union as a Political System

This information sheet indicates how the course will be organized at pandemic code level yellow and green.

If the colour codes change during the academic year to orange or red, modifications are possible, for example to the teaching and evaluation methods.

Course code:
2200PSWEPS
Semester:
1E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
6 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
168
Contract restrictions:
No contract restriction
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st semester
Study domain:
Political Sciences
Lecturer(s):
Media and Democratic Debate

This information sheet indicates how the course will be organized at pandemic code level yellow and green.

If the colour codes change during the academic year to orange or red, modifications are possible, for example to the teaching and evaluation methods.

Course code:
2100FSWMDD
Semester:
1E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
6 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
168
Contract restrictions:
No contract restriction
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st semester
Study domain:
Communication Studies
Lecturer(s):
  • Pieter Maeseele

Methods seminar

Choose for 6 ECTS-credits (2 courses) from:
(Enrolment for the seminar is done exclusively through a webapplication. The relevant information will be available on Blackboard. After this enrolment procedure the student administration will add the chosen seminar to your course list.)

Content Analysis

This information sheet indicates how the course will be organized at pandemic code level yellow and green.

If the colour codes change during the academic year to orange or red, modifications are possible, for example to the teaching and evaluation methods.

Course code:
2700FSWCAN
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
24
ECTS-credits:
3 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
84
Contract restrictions:
No contract restriction
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Political Sciences
Lecturer(s):
Methods in Political Psychology

This information sheet indicates how the course will be organized at pandemic code level yellow and green.

If the colour codes change during the academic year to orange or red, modifications are possible, for example to the teaching and evaluation methods.

Course code:
2700FSWMPP
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
24
ECTS-credits:
3 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
84
Contract restrictions:
No contract restriction
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Political Sciences
Experiments

This information sheet indicates how the course will be organized at pandemic code level yellow and green.

If the colour codes change during the academic year to orange or red, modifications are possible, for example to the teaching and evaluation methods.

Course code:
2700FSWEXP
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
12
ECTS-credits:
3 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
84
Contract restrictions:
No contract restriction
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Political Sciences
Lecturer(s):
  • Stefaan Walgrave
Case Studies

This information sheet indicates how the course will be organized at pandemic code level yellow and green.

If the colour codes change during the academic year to orange or red, modifications are possible, for example to the teaching and evaluation methods.

Course code:
2700FSWCST
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
24
ECTS-credits:
3 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
84
Contract restrictions:
No contract restriction
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Political Sciences
Lecturer(s):
  • Sylvie Van Dam
Applied Statistics

This information sheet indicates how the course will be organized at pandemic code level yellow and green.

If the colour codes change during the academic year to orange or red, modifications are possible, for example to the teaching and evaluation methods.

Course code:
2700FSWAST
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
20
ECTS-credits:
3 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
84
Contract restrictions:
Exam contract not possible
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Political Sciences
Lecturer(s):
  • Peter Thijssen

Theoretical seminars

Choose for 6 ECTS-credits (1 course) from:
(Enrolment for the seminar is done through a webapplication. The relevant information will be available on Blackboard. After this enrolment procedure the student administration will add the chosen seminar to your course list.)

Seminar on Media and politics

This information sheet indicates how the course will be organized at pandemic code level yellow and green.

If the colour codes change during the academic year to orange or red, modifications are possible, for example to the teaching and evaluation methods.

Course code:
2800PSWSMP
Semester:
2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
6 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
168
Contract restrictions:
Exam contract not possible
Language of instruction:
Dutch
Exam Period:
exam in the 2nd semester
Study domain:
Political Sciences
Lecturer(s):
  • Pieter Verheyen
  • Stefaan Walgrave
  • Karolin Soontjens
Seminar on Political psychology

This information sheet indicates how the course will be organized at pandemic code level yellow and green.

If the colour codes change during the academic year to orange or red, modifications are possible, for example to the teaching and evaluation methods.

Course code:
2800PSWPOP
Semester:
2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
6 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
168
Contract restrictions:
No contract restriction
Language of instruction:
Dutch
Exam Period:
exam in the 2nd semester
Study domain:
Political Sciences
Seminar on Public opinion

This information sheet indicates how the course will be organized at pandemic code level yellow and green.

If the colour codes change during the academic year to orange or red, modifications are possible, for example to the teaching and evaluation methods.

Course code:
2800PSWPUO
Semester:
2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
6 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
168
Contract restrictions:
Exam contract not possible
Language of instruction:
Dutch
Exam Period:
exam in the 2nd semester
Study domain:
Political Sciences
Lecturer(s):
  • Peter Thijssen

Practical seminars or internship

Option 1: mediatraining and practical seminar
Compulsory course:

Seminar on Mediatraining

This information sheet indicates how the course will be organized at pandemic code level yellow and green.

If the colour codes change during the academic year to orange or red, modifications are possible, for example to the teaching and evaluation methods.

Course code:
2800PSWSMT
Semester:
2E SEM
ECTS-credits:
3 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
84
Contract restrictions:
Credit and exam contract not possible
Language of instruction:
Dutch
Exam Period:
exam in the 2nd semester
Study domain:
Communication Studies
Lecturer(s):
  • Steve Paulussen
  • Isabelle Rossaert
  • Marc Van de Looverbosch

Choose 1 course from:
(The choice through SisA is subject to change:
enrolment for the seminar is done through a webapplication. The relevant information will be available on Blackboard. After this enrolment procedure the student administration will add the chosen seminar to your course list.)

Seminar Political Consulting

This information sheet indicates how the course will be organized at pandemic code level yellow and green.

If the colour codes change during the academic year to orange or red, modifications are possible, for example to the teaching and evaluation methods.

Course code:
2800PSWPOC
Semester:
2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
6 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
168
Contract restrictions:
No contract restriction
Language of instruction:
Dutch
Exam Period:
exam in the 2nd semester
Study domain:
Political Sciences
Lecturer(s):
  • Philippe De Vries
Seminar New Media and Politics

This information sheet indicates how the course will be organized at pandemic code level yellow and green.

If the colour codes change during the academic year to orange or red, modifications are possible, for example to the teaching and evaluation methods.

Course code:
2800PSWSNM
Semester:
2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
6 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
168
Contract restrictions:
No contract restriction
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 2nd semester
Study domain:
Political Sciences
Lecturer(s):
  • Philippe De Vries
European negotiation seminar

This information sheet indicates how the course will be organized at pandemic code level yellow and green.

If the colour codes change during the academic year to orange or red, modifications are possible, for example to the teaching and evaluation methods.

Course code:
2200PSWENS
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
6 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
168
Contract restrictions:
Credit and exam contract not possible
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Political Sciences
Lecturer(s):

Option 2: mediatraining and extra theoretical seminar.
Compulsory course:

Seminar on Mediatraining

This information sheet indicates how the course will be organized at pandemic code level yellow and green.

If the colour codes change during the academic year to orange or red, modifications are possible, for example to the teaching and evaluation methods.

Course code:
2800PSWSMT
Semester:
2E SEM
ECTS-credits:
3 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
84
Contract restrictions:
Credit and exam contract not possible
Language of instruction:
Dutch
Exam Period:
exam in the 2nd semester
Study domain:
Communication Studies
Lecturer(s):
  • Steve Paulussen
  • Isabelle Rossaert
  • Marc Van de Looverbosch

Choose 1 course from:

Seminar on Media and politics

This information sheet indicates how the course will be organized at pandemic code level yellow and green.

If the colour codes change during the academic year to orange or red, modifications are possible, for example to the teaching and evaluation methods.

Course code:
2800PSWSMP
Semester:
2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
6 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
168
Contract restrictions:
Exam contract not possible
Language of instruction:
Dutch
Exam Period:
exam in the 2nd semester
Study domain:
Political Sciences
Lecturer(s):
  • Pieter Verheyen
  • Stefaan Walgrave
  • Karolin Soontjens
Seminar on Political psychology

This information sheet indicates how the course will be organized at pandemic code level yellow and green.

If the colour codes change during the academic year to orange or red, modifications are possible, for example to the teaching and evaluation methods.

Course code:
2800PSWPOP
Semester:
2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
6 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
168
Contract restrictions:
No contract restriction
Language of instruction:
Dutch
Exam Period:
exam in the 2nd semester
Study domain:
Political Sciences
Seminar on Public opinion

This information sheet indicates how the course will be organized at pandemic code level yellow and green.

If the colour codes change during the academic year to orange or red, modifications are possible, for example to the teaching and evaluation methods.

Course code:
2800PSWPUO
Semester:
2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
6 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
168
Contract restrictions:
Exam contract not possible
Language of instruction:
Dutch
Exam Period:
exam in the 2nd semester
Study domain:
Political Sciences
Lecturer(s):
  • Peter Thijssen

Option 3: internship

Internship

This information sheet indicates how the course will be organized at pandemic code level yellow and green.

If the colour codes change during the academic year to orange or red, modifications are possible, for example to the teaching and evaluation methods.

Course code:
2800FSWSPC
Semester:
2E SEM
ECTS-credits:
9 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
252
Contract restrictions:
Credit and exam contract not possible
Language of instruction:
Dutch
Exam Period:
exam in the 2nd semester
Credit required to obtain degree:
Yes
Study domain:
Communication Studies
Lecturer(s):
  • Steven Malliet

Master's thesis

Master thesis

This information sheet indicates how the course will be organized at pandemic code level yellow and green.

If the colour codes change during the academic year to orange or red, modifications are possible, for example to the teaching and evaluation methods.

Course code:
2900PSWMPC
Semester:
2E SEM
Sequentiality:
Enrollment for the master thesis (or parts of it) is not possible if you are also enrolled in a bachelor or preparatory programme. In case of Exception, contact your faculty.
ECTS-credits:
15 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
420
Contract restrictions:
Credit and exam contract not possible
Language of instruction:
Dutch
Exam Period:
exam in the 2nd semester
Credit required to obtain degree:
Yes
Study domain:
Political Sciences

2019-2020

Model Path

General stem

Choose at least 18 ECTS-credits (3 courses) from:

Media and politics

This information sheet indicates how the course will be organized at pandemic code level yellow and green.

If the colour codes change during the academic year to orange or red, modifications are possible, for example to the teaching and evaluation methods.

Course code:
2500PSWMEP
Semester:
1E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
6 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
168
Contract restrictions:
No contract restriction
Language of instruction:
Dutch
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st semester
Study domain:
Political Sciences
Lecturer(s):
Political Psychology

This information sheet indicates how the course will be organized at pandemic code level yellow and green.

If the colour codes change during the academic year to orange or red, modifications are possible, for example to the teaching and evaluation methods.

Course code:
2500PSWPOP
Semester:
1E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
6 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
168
Contract restrictions:
No contract restriction
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st semester
Study domain:
Political Sciences
Lecturer(s):
  • Philippe De Vries
Public opinion

This information sheet indicates how the course will be organized at pandemic code level yellow and green.

If the colour codes change during the academic year to orange or red, modifications are possible, for example to the teaching and evaluation methods.

Course code:
2000PSWPUO
Semester:
1E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
6 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
168
Contract restrictions:
No contract restriction
Language of instruction:
Dutch
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st semester
Study domain:
Communication Studies
Lecturer(s):
  • Peter Thijssen
Political marketing

This information sheet indicates how the course will be organized at pandemic code level yellow and green.

If the colour codes change during the academic year to orange or red, modifications are possible, for example to the teaching and evaluation methods.

Course code:
2500PSWPOM
Semester:
1E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
6 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
168
Contract restrictions:
No contract restriction
Language of instruction:
Dutch
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st semester
Study domain:
Political Sciences
Lecturer(s):
  • Philippe De Vries

Optional courses

Choose maximum 6 ECTS-credits (1 course) from list below:

Public and social profit communication

This information sheet indicates how the course will be organized at pandemic code level yellow and green.

If the colour codes change during the academic year to orange or red, modifications are possible, for example to the teaching and evaluation methods.

Course code:
2100PSWOSP
Semester:
1E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
6 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
168
Contract restrictions:
No contract restriction
Language of instruction:
Dutch
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st semester
Study domain:
Communication Studies
Lecturer(s):
  • Wannes Heirman
Journalism and crossmedia

This information sheet indicates how the course will be organized at pandemic code level yellow and green.

If the colour codes change during the academic year to orange or red, modifications are possible, for example to the teaching and evaluation methods.

Course code:
2100PSWJCR
Semester:
1E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
6 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
168
Contract restrictions:
No contract restriction
Language of instruction:
Dutch
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st semester
Study domain:
Communication Studies
Lecturer(s):
  • Raymond Harder
The European Union as a Political System

This information sheet indicates how the course will be organized at pandemic code level yellow and green.

If the colour codes change during the academic year to orange or red, modifications are possible, for example to the teaching and evaluation methods.

Course code:
2200PSWEPS
Semester:
1E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
6 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
168
Contract restrictions:
No contract restriction
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st semester
Study domain:
Political Sciences
Lecturer(s):
Media and Democratic Debate

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If the colour codes change during the academic year to orange or red, modifications are possible, for example to the teaching and evaluation methods.

Course code:
2100FSWMDD
Semester:
1E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
6 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
168
Contract restrictions:
No contract restriction
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st semester
Study domain:
Communication Studies
Lecturer(s):
  • Pieter Maeseele

Methods seminar

Choose for 6 ECTS-credits (2 courses) from:
(Enrolment for the seminar is done exclusively through a webapplication. The relevant information will be available on Blackboard. After this enrolment procedure the student administration will add the chosen seminar to your course list.)

Content Analysis

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Course code:
2700FSWCAN
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
24
ECTS-credits:
3 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
84
Contract restrictions:
No contract restriction
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Political Sciences
Lecturer(s):
Methods in Political Psychology

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If the colour codes change during the academic year to orange or red, modifications are possible, for example to the teaching and evaluation methods.

Course code:
2700FSWMPP
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
24
ECTS-credits:
3 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
84
Contract restrictions:
No contract restriction
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Political Sciences
Experiments

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Course code:
2700FSWEXP
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
12
ECTS-credits:
3 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
84
Contract restrictions:
No contract restriction
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Political Sciences
Lecturer(s):
  • Julie Sevenans
Case Studies

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If the colour codes change during the academic year to orange or red, modifications are possible, for example to the teaching and evaluation methods.

Course code:
2700FSWCST
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
24
ECTS-credits:
3 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
84
Contract restrictions:
No contract restriction
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Political Sciences
Lecturer(s):
  • Sylvie Van Dam
Applied Statistics

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If the colour codes change during the academic year to orange or red, modifications are possible, for example to the teaching and evaluation methods.

Course code:
2700FSWAST
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
20
ECTS-credits:
3 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
84
Contract restrictions:
Exam contract not possible
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Political Sciences
Lecturer(s):
  • Peter Thijssen

Theoretical seminars

Choose for 6 ECTS-credits (1 course) from:
(Enrolment for the seminar is done through a webapplication. The relevant information will be available on Blackboard. After this enrolment procedure the student administration will add the chosen seminar to your course list.)

Seminar on Media and politics

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If the colour codes change during the academic year to orange or red, modifications are possible, for example to the teaching and evaluation methods.

Course code:
2800PSWSMP
Semester:
2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
6 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
168
Contract restrictions:
No contract restriction
Language of instruction:
Dutch
Exam Period:
exam in the 2nd semester
Study domain:
Political Sciences
Lecturer(s):
  • Patrick van Erkel
  • Karolin Soontjens
Seminar on Political psychology

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If the colour codes change during the academic year to orange or red, modifications are possible, for example to the teaching and evaluation methods.

Course code:
2800PSWPOP
Semester:
2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
6 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
168
Contract restrictions:
No contract restriction
Language of instruction:
Dutch
Exam Period:
exam in the 2nd semester
Study domain:
Political Sciences
Seminar on Public opinion

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If the colour codes change during the academic year to orange or red, modifications are possible, for example to the teaching and evaluation methods.

Course code:
2800PSWPUO
Semester:
2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
6 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
168
Contract restrictions:
No contract restriction
Language of instruction:
Dutch
Exam Period:
exam in the 2nd semester
Study domain:
Political Sciences
Lecturer(s):
  • Peter Thijssen

Practical seminars or internship

Option 1: mediatraining and practical seminar
Compulsory course:

Seminar on Mediatraining

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Course code:
2800PSWSMT
Semester:
2E SEM
ECTS-credits:
3 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
84
Contract restrictions:
Credit and exam contract not possible
Language of instruction:
Dutch
Exam Period:
exam in the 2nd semester
Study domain:
Communication Studies
Lecturer(s):
  • Steve Paulussen
  • Isabelle Rossaert
  • Marc Van de Looverbosch

Choose 1 course from:
(The choice through SisA is subject to change:
enrolment for the seminar is done through a webapplication. The relevant information will be available on Blackboard. After this enrolment procedure the student administration will add the chosen seminar to your course list.)

Seminar Political Consulting

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If the colour codes change during the academic year to orange or red, modifications are possible, for example to the teaching and evaluation methods.

Course code:
2800PSWPOC
Semester:
2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
6 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
168
Contract restrictions:
No contract restriction
Language of instruction:
Dutch
Exam Period:
exam in the 2nd semester
Study domain:
Political Sciences
Lecturer(s):
  • Philippe De Vries
Seminar New Media and Politics

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If the colour codes change during the academic year to orange or red, modifications are possible, for example to the teaching and evaluation methods.

Course code:
2800PSWSNM
Semester:
2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
6 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
168
Contract restrictions:
No contract restriction
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 2nd semester
Study domain:
Political Sciences
Lecturer(s):
  • Philippe De Vries
European negotiation seminar

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If the colour codes change during the academic year to orange or red, modifications are possible, for example to the teaching and evaluation methods.

Course code:
2200PSWENS
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
6 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
168
Contract restrictions:
Credit and exam contract not possible
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Political Sciences
Lecturer(s):

Option 2: mediatraining and extra theoretical seminar.
Compulsory course:

Seminar on Mediatraining

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If the colour codes change during the academic year to orange or red, modifications are possible, for example to the teaching and evaluation methods.

Course code:
2800PSWSMT
Semester:
2E SEM
ECTS-credits:
3 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
84
Contract restrictions:
Credit and exam contract not possible
Language of instruction:
Dutch
Exam Period:
exam in the 2nd semester
Study domain:
Communication Studies
Lecturer(s):
  • Steve Paulussen
  • Isabelle Rossaert
  • Marc Van de Looverbosch

Choose 1 course from:

Seminar on Media and politics

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If the colour codes change during the academic year to orange or red, modifications are possible, for example to the teaching and evaluation methods.

Course code:
2800PSWSMP
Semester:
2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
6 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
168
Contract restrictions:
No contract restriction
Language of instruction:
Dutch
Exam Period:
exam in the 2nd semester
Study domain:
Political Sciences
Lecturer(s):
  • Patrick van Erkel
  • Karolin Soontjens
Seminar on Political psychology

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If the colour codes change during the academic year to orange or red, modifications are possible, for example to the teaching and evaluation methods.

Course code:
2800PSWPOP
Semester:
2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
6 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
168
Contract restrictions:
No contract restriction
Language of instruction:
Dutch
Exam Period:
exam in the 2nd semester
Study domain:
Political Sciences
Seminar on Public opinion

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If the colour codes change during the academic year to orange or red, modifications are possible, for example to the teaching and evaluation methods.

Course code:
2800PSWPUO
Semester:
2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
6 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
168
Contract restrictions:
No contract restriction
Language of instruction:
Dutch
Exam Period:
exam in the 2nd semester
Study domain:
Political Sciences
Lecturer(s):
  • Peter Thijssen

Option 3: internship

Internship

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Course code:
2800FSWSPC
Semester:
2E SEM
ECTS-credits:
9 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
252
Contract restrictions:
Credit and exam contract not possible
Language of instruction:
Dutch
Exam Period:
exam in the 2nd semester
Credit required to obtain degree:
Yes
Study domain:
Communication Studies
Lecturer(s):
  • Steven Malliet

Master's thesis

Master thesis

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Course code:
2900PSWMPC
Semester:
2E SEM
Sequentiality:
Enrollment for the master thesis (or parts of it) is not possible if you are also enrolled in a bachelor or preparatory programme. In case of Exception, contact your faculty.
ECTS-credits:
15 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
420
Contract restrictions:
Credit and exam contract not possible
Language of instruction:
Dutch
Exam Period:
exam in the 2nd semester
Credit required to obtain degree:
Yes
Study domain:
Political Sciences