Master's Degree in Journalism and Mass Communication in Umeå in Sweden

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Journalism and Mass Communication

A master's degree is a postgraduate academic degree. One must already have an undergraduate degree to apply for a master's program. Most master's degree program would require students to complete a master's thesis or research paper.

Journalism is concerned with writing and communicating stories and current events and analyzing past events in order to help individuals better understand the past, present, and the potential future world. Journalists work to gather the facts surrounding an event and then relay that information to their readers, viewers and subscribers.

Sweden (Sverige) is the largest of the Nordic countries, with a population of about 9.5 million. It borders Norway and Finland and is connected to Denmark via the bridge of Öresund (Öresundsbron). Sweden has a strong tradition of being an open, yet discreet country.

Umeå is located to the Northern side of Sweden in Vasterbotten County. It is referred to a university town. It has over 100,000 residents. It has 3 universities that focus on research studies.

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Master's Program - Environmental Communication and Management

Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences
Campus Full time 2 years August 2019 Sweden Alsike Alnarp Umeå + 2 more

In the Master's Program - Environmental Communication and Management we learn how to understand communication processes, to create communicative strategies for environmental changes, organize collective action and mediate in environmental conflicts in a constructive way. [+]

Master's Program - Environmental Communication and Management

Practical work in the field of natural resource management and sustainable development also involves communication. How can we manage conflicting interests between people and organizations?

Communication plays an important role in the facilitation of sustainable management of natural resources and environmental issues. In the ECM program, we learn how to understand communication processes, to create communicative strategies for environmental changes, organize collective action and mediate in environmental conflicts in a constructive way.

To work in practice with environmental change and sustainable development mean to work with people and communication. Communication is involved in all environmental issues: industries’ adaptation of environmental technology, governmental protection of wildlife, international governmental agreements etc. Companies, governmental agencies, and environmental organizations are demanding people with professional skills in environmental communication. To facilitate sustainable development, society needs to know about e.g. plants, soils and water. But that is not enough. We also need to know how to coordinate different resource users, how to motivate consumers to adopt an environmental technology, and how to manage environmental conflicts.... [-]