Master in International Communication

Jönköping University

Program Description

Master in International Communication

Jönköping University

International Communication is a programme designed for students who are interested in working in an international media and communication environment.

This Master’s programme is designed for students who want to deepen their knowledge within the field of Media and Communication and who wish to work in an international media and communications environment. The programme focuses on global, intercultural and sustainable communication in different settings, from journalism to organisational communication. Combining theoretical and practical work, this international programme provides students with significant theoretical and methodological knowledge. After graduating, students may be interested in working for companies with a global and/or intercultural focus or strategy, for example as communication experts. International Communication is offered as a 1-year (60 credits) and a 2-year (120 credits) programme. The 2-year programme gives students the opportunity to either study abroad at one of our partner universities or take eligible international courses offered at JU.

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Degree

1 year, 60 credits or 2 year 120 credits. Master of Social Science with a major in Media and Communication Studies.

After graduation

After graduating, students may be interested in working for companies with a global and/or intercultural focus or strategy, for example as communication experts.

Courses

NB Preliminary list of courses

Year 1

Semester 1

  • Global Media Cultures, 15 Credits
  • Sustainable Communication, 15 Credits

Semester 2

  • Media and Communication Research Methods, 15 Credits
  • Master Thesis in Media and Communication, 15 Credits

Year 2 (optional)

Semester 3

Elective courses, 30 Credits

Within the programme the following courses are offered:

  • Visual Culture Media Project, 7.5 credits
  • International Media Law and Regulations, 7.5 credits
  • International Communication Work Placement, 7.5 credits
  • Global Crisis Communication Perspectives, 7.5 credits

Students may also choose to apply for an exchange semester at one of our partner universities or study alternative courses at JU or another HEI in Sweden. Students may choose among courses at the undergraduate or graduate level during semester 3.

Semester 4

  • Contemporary Media and Communication Theory, 7.5 credits
  • Advanced Perspectives in Research Methodology, 7.5 credits
  • International Communication Master Degree Project, 15 credits

Facts

  • Credits: 60,0 credits/ 120 credits
  • Level: Master's
  • Rate of study: Full-time
  • Place of study: Campus-based
  • Language: English
  • Start date: Autumn 2016

Requirements:

The applicant must hold the minimum of a bachelor's degree (ie. the equivalent of 180 credits at an accredited university) with at least 60 credits in media and/or communication studies, journalism or equivalent.

Proof of English proficiency is required.

This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated September 8, 2016
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Sept. 2016
Duration
Duration
1 - 2 years
Full time
Price
Price
117,000 SEK
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Deadline
Start date Sept. 2016
Place
Sweden Jönköping
Application deadline Request Info
End date Request Info
Duration 1 - 2 years
Price 117,000 SEK
Tuition fees do NOT apply for EU/EEA citizens or exchange students.
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