MSc in Strategic Communication

Lund University

Program Description

MSc in Strategic Communication

Lund University

Programme overview

Would you like to improve your ability to solve complex questions and take decisions relating to an organisation’s brand, image and reputation? Do you possess communication skills as well as management abilities and want to develop them further? Are you interested in a career in public relations, brand communication or internal communication? Do you want to become a strategic communication manager?

If your answer is “yes”, the Master of Science Programme in Strategic Communication is the programme for you!

Lund University’s Master of Science in Strategic Communication aims to develop independent, critical and creative communication strategists with the will and determination to work and succeed on the highest management levels.

Teaching is characterized by a mixture of lectures, case study work in groups and theoretical study and discussion in seminars. In many of the courses, students work in teams solving complex projects and presenting the results to practice partners. The programme is distinguished by a strong base in international research in Strategic Communication as well as close links to industry players in business and society. Learning is enriched by frequent guest lecturers from academia and practice.

In addition to the core subjects, you will also work with themes such as Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), change management, crisis communication etc.

In the third semester, students have the opportunity to spend part of the semester on a placement in a private, public or governmental organization or NGO. The students are also offered the opportunity to apply for exchange studies at one of Lund University's partner universities around the globe.

After completing the Master's Programme, students acquire the degree Master of Science in Strategic Communication (120 credits). The programme prepares for an academic career and qualifies for application to a PhD programme.

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Why Lund University?

Founded in 1666, Lund University is one of northern Europe’s oldest, broadest and finest universities. Ranked among the world's top 100 universities in the QS Ranking 2016/2017, the University is the #1 choice for international students coming to Sweden – one of the world's most innovative, creative and democratic countries.

If you want a truly global classroom experience where you can start your international network, Lund University is a great option to consider. Experience a different way of learning in a country ranked as the second best in the world at providing higher education. Group work and informal teacher-student relationships facilitate an in-depth level of learning.

The University is located in Lund - a charming and compact university city in southern Sweden, only 35 minutes from Copenhagen. The city is famous for its vibrant student life and is home to many world-leading research facilities and international companies.

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Last updated October 22, 2016
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Sept. 2017
2 years
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