Application Admission Communication Health Life Sciences

Application and admission Communication, Health and Life Sciences

On this page you will find information on admission requirements and the application procedure MSc programme of Communication, Health and Life Sciences at Wageningen University & Research.

General requirements

Students who wish to enrol in the MSc Programme at Wageningen University & Research must have:

  • At least a BSc degree (or equivalent) in a field of science relevant to the specific programme selected.
  • A Grade Point Average (GPA) for the BSc study of at least 70% of the maximum scale.
  • Fluency in English, both written and spoken.

The above admission requirements apply to all MSc study programmes at Wageningen University & Research.

More information about the requirements for admission (e.g. the English language proficiency) can be found via the link below:

Programme specific requirements

Specialisation Communication and Innovation

A bachelor's degree with a general background in the social sciences and specific knowledge of communication science. Basic knowledge of a domain within the life sciences is an asset.

Specialisation Health and Society

In case your BSc contains (at least) 60 ECTS of social science courses, of which 48 are in the fields of communication science, sociology and/or (social) psychology and 12 ECTS of social-scientific research methods, a student might be eligible for admission.

Linkage programme

Students who do not meet the above mentioned criteria might have the possibility to meet the criteria after finishing a linkage programme of maximum 30 ECTS. Contact the study advisor for more information.

Not sure if you are admissible?

Dutch and other European students and students who do not need a visa and who are not sure if they meet the admission requirements can send an email to the study advisor to obtain preliminary advice on whether they are eligible for admission.

How to apply

Applying for the MSc Communication, Health and Life Sciences can be done online. After you have filled out the form, please make sure to follow all instructions and upload the required application documents, before submitting the application form.

Application deadlines

For more information on application deadlines, visit Application Deadlines for Dutch students, EU students and Non-EU/EFTA students.

Tuition Fees

Tuition fees can vary, depending on for example your nationality and degree.

Find out which tuition fee is applicable for you


Financial information for Dutch students

MCH is a two year programme, registered with DUO as a one year programme.

Inform yourself on your right on study finance and a travel product through the DUO website.

Or contact the Student Dean: tel.: 0317-483618

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