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.
1 year, 60 credits or 2 year 120 credits. Master of Social Science with a major in Media and Communication Studies.
After graduating, students may be interested in working for companies with a global and/or intercultural focus or strategy, for example as communication experts.
NB Preliminary list of courses
- Global Media Cultures, 15 Credits
- Sustainable Communication, 15 Credits
- Media and Communication Research Methods, 15 Credits
- Master Thesis in Media and Communication, 15 Credits
Year 2 (optional)
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.
- Contemporary Media and Communication Theory, 7.5 credits
- Advanced Perspectives in Research Methodology, 7.5 credits
- International Communication Master Degree Project, 15 credits
- 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
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.
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Last updated September 8, 2016