(Pre-) Master programme 2015-2016 Communication Studies 25 August 2015 Programme today Time Description Location 12.00 - 12.45 / 13.00 Start with a lunch Canteen Cubicus 13.00 - 14.00 Information about (pre-) Master programme CS Cubicus C238 - Communiqué (study association) 14.00 - 16.00 Guide tour over the Campus UT (scavenger hunt) Get to know each other Campus UT 16.00 -…… Drinks Vrijhof (Theatercafe) Staff members Communication Studies Mark van Vuuren (Programme director) firstname.lastname@example.org; tel: 053 4893607 / Cubicus C205 John Sevens (Programme coordinator) email@example.com; tel 053 4894049 / Cubicus C108 Jeanet Luijerink (Study counselor (pre-)master CS) firstname.lastname@example.org; 053 4892091 / Cubicus C106 Astrid Oppers- van den Berg (Student Service staff member) Bozemail@example.com; 053 4894575 / Ravelijn 3262 Mark Tempelman (Internships & graduation coordinator) firstname.lastname@example.org; 053 4894034 / Cubicus C216 Monique Davids (International Office) email@example.com; 053 4898028 / Ravelijn 3276 Pre-master Programme The pre-master’s (compulsary) courses are: Communication Science (192470410) (5 EC) Academic Writing CS (201400328) (5 EC) Research Meth. and Desc. Stat. (201300063) (5 EC) Communication Research and Design (201300065) (5 EC) Inferential Statistics (201300064) (5 EC) Research Project (201300066) (5 EC) Pre-master programme 15/16 Semester 1 Block 1A Research Methodology and Descriptive Statistics 5EC Block 1B Inferential Statistics Communication Science Semester 2 Block 2A Research Methodology and Descriptive Statistics 5EC Block 2B Inferential Statistics Communication Research and Design Communication Science Communication Research and Design 5EC Academic Writing Premaster CS 5EC Research Project 5EC Academic Writing Premaster CS 5EC Research Project 5EC 5EC 5EC 5EC 5EC 5EC Registration Form Pre-master CS Before you will start in the pre-master CS you have to fill in the registration form and hand in in to the study counsellor You can find this (registration) form on the (pre-master CS)website: http://www.utwente.nl/cw/pre-master/ Important: When you study full-time we strongly advice you to do all the courses in one semester! You only will be admitted to the master at the moment you have completed you pre-master CS completely. Rules in the Pre-master CS Programme The pre-master’s programme is (a full-time) programme of 30 EC (1 semester on the basis of 40 hours of study a week). All pre-Master’s courses must be successfully completed before you can enroll in the Master programme CS. The maximum registration period for completing the pre-master’s programme is 1 year. During this period you may maximal sit 2 times for an exam. If you pass the second time for one ore more exams you will be excluded from the pre-master’s programme CS. Obligatory prior knowledge to start with the course Research Project Communication Science, Research Meth & Des. Statistics at least grade 5 AND Academic Writing at least grade 6! Pre-master CS Programme Successfully finished within 12 months Maximum 2 exams per course Failure means → stop with the (pre)master programme! Report special circumstances beforehand! Note: all courses offered twice (each semester) Master Communication Studies (CS) One year study programme 60 EC (by full time study) The master programme has the following specialisations: Marketing Communication Corporate Communication Media and Communication ( only start in Sept. 2015) Technical Communication • You can start with the master’s programme in September or February MASTER PROGRAMME (60 EC) (1) Before starting with the master’s programme you have to choose between 1 out of 4 specialisations . For the specialisation Marketing, Corporate and Media and Communication the generic study trajectory looks as follows: Compulsary course (10 EC) - Core courses of the chosen specialisation (10 EC) (Offered twice a year, each semester) - at least two specialisations courses of the chosen specialisation (10 EC) → (offered once a year) Specialisation or elective courses from another specialisation (10 EC) Master thesis (30 EC). MASTER PROGRAMME (60 EC) (2) For the spec. Tech. Communication the study trajectory look as follows: Obligatory courses (25 EC): - Core courses of the chosen specialisation (10 EC) - User Support (5 EC) - Philosophy of Technology (5 EC) - Authoring and Colloboration Tools (5 EC) (At least) One of the following courses (at least 5 EC): - Designing Learning & Performance Support - Human Computer Interaction - User Centered Design of New Media Master thesis (30 EC). MASTER PROGRAMME (60 EC) (3) Programme Guide master Communications Studies 2015/2016: http://www.utwente.nl/cw/master/ Before you will start in the master CS you have to fill in the registration form master CS and hand in in to the study counsellor. You can find this (registration) form on the (master CS)website: http://www.utwente.nl/cw/master/ European Credits (EC) 1EC = 28 hours of work (the actual effort may vary per person) 60 EC = 1 year Each course = 5 EC Grades: 1 – 10 5.4 or less = fail 5.5 or more = pass / masterthesis = 30 EC Enrollment for courses Always bring your account and password with you to practicals! Registering for (written) exams is obligatory for all exams!! To take part in educational activities, you will have to enrol in Osiris for courses. By enrolling for a course, you are enrolled for both educational activities as the first chance of the corresponding test/exam. Exams First exam: after the course Second exam: (re-sit, re-exam): next quartile/block Register for exams via Osiris → Registration period ( 40-14 days before the exam) Withdraw via Osiris – 24 hours before the exam (at the latest) Always bring your student card with you to each exam Digital Systems UT (Osiris, Black Board, My Timetable etc.) Individual student account to get access to UT applications → you received a letter with studentnumber and password If you (still) did not receive this information, you can go to: → Student Services Desk (Vrijhof): for your studentnumber → ICTS Service Desk (Citadel, ground floor): for your Password (bring your student number and personal ID with you!) “HOW TO USE THESE SYSTEMS?” Look into Powerpoint presentation: http://www.utwente.nl/onderwijssystemen/en/about_the_applications/new_s tudents/ BLACK BOARD Is used for: Announcements Looking up college sheets / interesting articles etc. Looking up assignments and handing them in Checking (partial) grades Forming groups for assignments The saving of shared documents Onderwijssystemen UT 16-3-2016 BLACKBOARD LOGGING IN Via the Student Portal of directly: http://blackboard.utwente.nl Log in with your student account Onderwijssystemen UT 16-3-2016 OSIRIS Is used for Study counselling Enrolment and un-enrolment for exams Checking recent study results An overview of the study progress Checking information about the content of all courses Onderwijssystemen UT 16-3-2016 OSIRIS LOGGING IN Via Studentenportal or http://osiris.utwente.nl/student Onderwijssystemen UT 16-3-2016 In case any questions about UT Educational systems remain… In case of ICT or admission problems, go to: - Helpdesk ICT Service (ICTS) ( http://www.utwente.nl/icts/ ) Citaldel, ground floor (8.30 – 17.00) - Student Services ( http://www.utwente.nl/ces/studentservices/en/ ) Vrijhof, 239B (10.00 – 16.00) Roster/schedule Roster/time schedule pre-master and master CS: https://rooster.utwente.nl/ You can compose your personal timetable for all the courses you will be taking. You can export this timetable to your own agenda on your smartphone. Any changes in the timetable will be sent to your smartphone within 15 minutes. Academic calender Academic calender 2015-2016: http://www.utwente.nl/ces/planning-roosters/en/academiccalendar/calendars/2015-2016-msc.pdf SUMMARY (OF IMPORTANT NOTES) All important links can be found in the Student Portal (My University) Do not forget to register for (all) courses (in OSIRIS) Exam enrolment in Osiris (no enrolment = no exam) If you are enrolled for a course in Osiris you are also enrolled for this course in Black Board http://www.utwente.nl/cs all information about the (pre)master CS We only correspond with you through your STUDENT e-mail account Onderwijssystemen UT 16-3-2016 Important information for international students Walk-in hours every day 12:30 - 13:30 for consultation Faculty’s Coordinator Internationalization: Ms. Monique Davids Ravelijn building room 3276 In case you want to organize a meeting with the Faculty’s Coordinator Internationalization outside of these time slots, please make an appointment by sending an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org Wednesday 26th of August : Acculturation program Location: RAVELIJN Room 2334. Time: 10:00 – 11:30 One thing to say………….. Have a very studious and pleasant time at the University of Twente !! We wish you a fantastic student life and make sure you enjoy it!!