Bachelor in International Communication Management

Artevelde University of Applied Sciences
3 years
Full time
Bachelor's degree
Scholarships available
Bachelor in International Communication Management

About this program

Bachelor in International Communication Management

If you want to envision communication strategies, create digital content, or become a persuasive copywriter, get your bachelor’s degree in International Communication Management. Additionally, you will experiment with several foreign languages, ranging from Spanish and French to German.

The programme is built in such a way that all courses contribute to four essential employment skills:

  • Insight and strategy: you keep track of current trends in the wide field of communications while also figuring out how to turn organisational goals into a well-designed communication plan.
  • Concept and creation: you create various communication products tailored to your target audience, ranging from text to video, across multiple platforms.
  • Project design and planning: you develop convincing communication strategies. As a project manager, you are in charge of the overview so that you can coordinate your colleagues, instruct freelancers and make sure to achieve your goals.
  • Research and analysis: you formulate research questions, interview people, organise focus groups, measure and analyse and report on for instance the image of a brand or the characteristics of how your target audience uses media.

Admission requirements

General Admission Requirements

In order to complete your online registration, make sure to add the following documents to your application:

  • copy of identity card / passport (front and back);
  • diploma of secondary and/or higher education and transcript of records (include an official translation of these documents if they are not already in English, Dutch, German or French);
  • (National) entrance examination(s) - only applicable if this is also necessary to access higher education in your country;
  • Proof of English proficiency;
  • APS certificate (for candidates with a Chinese diploma).

Language requirements

Prospective students can prove that they have the required level of English by meeting one of the following criteria:

  1. having a secondary or higher education diploma where English was the main language of instruction 
  2. having one of the following language proficiency certificates that proves you have at least B2 CEFR level and was issued within the last two years:
    • TOEFL test: score of at least 79 - institution code: B527;
    • IELTS test: score of at least 6.5;
    • ITACE test: at least Level B2 for all completed components!;
    • Duolingo test: score of at least 110;
    • Cambridge English Advanced certificate: at least Level B2 for all completed components;
    • Cambridge English First certificate: grades A, B, and C (Min score 160);
    • Cambridge English Business Vantage certificate: grades A, B and C;
    • Cambridge English Business Higher certificate: at least Level B2 for all completed components;
    • Cambridge English Proficiency certificate;
    • IB diploma (Diploma Programme);
    • IGCSE (awarded by Edexcel,at least three IGCSE A Levels - With two A levels with a minimum grade C);
    • Artevelde University of Applied Sciences Certificate. 

Language Screening at Artevelde UAS 

Language screening tests organised by Artevelde UAS are available to candidates who intend to study at Artevelde UAS at our institution. This screening isfree of chargeand consists of:

  • a two hour exam on reading comprehension, listening comprehension and vocabulary
  • an oral exam with an examiner 

You must obtain at least CEFR level B2 in all components in order to pass our English screening test. 

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Program content

First Year

Semester 1

  • Digital Content Production 1
  • Design Research
  • Media Strategies and Marketing
  • Corporate and Marketing Communication
  • Creative Copy 1: Storytelling
  • Language Lab 1

Semester 2

  • Digital Content Production 2
  • International Media Community
  • Research Skills and Data Analytics
  • Communication Strategy and Planning
  • Creative Copy 2: Long and Short Copy
  • Language Lab 2

Semester 1 + 2

  • Media Factory 1

Second Year

More info to come soon

Third Year

Semester 5

  • Innovation management
  • Ethical and Responsible Entrepreneurship
  • Cultural Encounters
  • Expert Track: International Corporate and Issue Management*
    • Strategy
    • Project
  • Expert Track: International Brand Management*
    • Strategy
    • Project

Semester 6

  • Internship
  • Graduation Project
  • Internship Abroad XL ***

* You choose one Expert Track and follow all subjects within that track.
** You choose two electives.
*** You choose between an internship and a graduation project or a more extended internship with an integrated project.

Shortened study track

It is possible to follow International Communication Management as a shortened study track. Do you already possess a bachelor's degree in a relevant field of expertise? Then you are eligible to apply for this bachelor's degree. You will gain an additional degree in one year by following the courses of the third year, plus one extra course, Digital Media Strategies & Research (6 credits). That way we ensure you have the necessary knowledge to thrive at work.


Academic year 2023-2024

  • €1,092.10: EEA students and non-EEA students with a valid Belgian residence permit  
  • €7,265.00: non-EEA students who will stay in Belgium with a visa 


  • 3-year bachelor's degree 
  • 180 ECTS

Career paths

Getting to work in the field

Your degree provides you with a wide range of communication-related competencies and techniques. It is your ticket to many job options in multiple sectors and countries. 94% of our students find work within one year after graduation.

Prove your worth in Belgium and abroad as:

  • Press secretary
  • Copywriter
  • Editor
  • Journalist
  • Communications specialist (both corporate, private, and non-profit as governmental organisations)
  • Content manager
  • PR agent
  • Media officer

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Artevelde University of Applied Sciences

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Artevelde University of Applied Sciences

Hoogpoort 15
9000 Ghent Flanders

Phone no: +329 234 90 00

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