Master's Communication, Health and Life Sciences

The master's Communication, Health and Life Sciences in Wageningen trains academics to understand, facilitate and drive societal change in complex societal settings related to life science or health issues.

Master Communication, Health and Life Sciences

What makes the master's unique?

  • Unique focus on life sciences, health and their interaction with complex societal challenges.
  • Learn to build bridges between science and society, science and health professionals and experts and citizens.

Study programme Communication, Health and Life Sciences

During the master's Communication, Health and Life Sciences students learn to understand the role of communication in addressing complex social challenges and opportunities regarding life science and health issues from various perspectives. Learn more about the full study programme.


Within the MSc Communication, Health and Life Sciences you can choose one of the following specialisations to meet your personal interests.

Student experiences

The best way to get to know a place is by getting to know the people. Students share their experiences with you about the master's programme and student life in Wageningen on the page Student experiences.


There are other similar master's programmes, but this is the only one that is a two year programme instead of a one year programme, including an internship, thesis and Academic Master's Cluster. Compare this study programme with similar programmes from Wageningen University & Research and other universities.

Future career

What are your possibilities after graduating? Read more about career perspectives and opportunities after finishing the programme.

Application and admission

Interested in taking part in the programme of Communication, Health and Life Sciences? Find out more about the specific admission requirements and the application procedures.

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