Computer Science: Computer Science and Science Communication and Society
The Computer Science and Science Communication and Society (SCS) specialisation concerns science communication in a broad sense. It prepares you for a career in popularisation of science, for example as a science communicator, science policymaker or public relations officer, or for a career as a scientist with a communication mind-set.
The two-year, full-time programme (120 EC) consists of:
at least 18 EC of Computer Science courses (level 500) chosen in correspondence with the chosen research topic;
a maximum of 20 EC of electives chosen from the Computer Science or the SCS programme.
the SCS programme;
a Master's Thesis Research Project (42 EC) in one of the LIACS research groups.
For more information on the specific requirements of this specialisation, see the appendix of the Course and Examination Regulations
For specific questions about programme content, curriculum choices and/or study planning, please contact the study advisor: dr. Matthijs van Leeuwen.
For any other inquiries, please send an email to the programme coordinator: José Visser.