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Strategic Communication

Örebro University

Master On Campus
12 months
9053 EUR/year
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The Strategic Communication programme from Örebro University is designed to provide skills required by adaptable, critically aware, communications workers in the exciting modern communications environment, which requires fluency in the use of strategic storytelling, content production and visual design.

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Strategic Communication is a programme from Örebro University designed for students with different subject backgrounds within the wide field of communication. Bringing together different skills, students develop a critical understanding of, and competence to implement, strategic communication. By strategic communication we mean professional communication aimed at satisfying long-term organisational and community goals.

Strategic Communication is designed to produce skills required in the modern communications environment, which demands flexible critical skills and a mastery of strategic storytelling, content production and visual design. It offers core skills that are transferable across the employment sector: sound research practice; clear and effective writing; critical thinking; a good understanding of design; deep understanding of how to use the web and social media for strategic purposes; and communicating with niche groups/markets.


There are many career paths students can choose. There is wide demand for the kinds of skills offered by Strategic Communication among communications firms, in marketing, Public Relations, NGOs, advertising and government institutions, as well as for freelance workers.

Programme Structure

  • The one-year Master's programme Strategic Communication comprises 60 credits and leads to a Master's degree with Media and Communications Studies as the main field of study. 
  • The programme opens with the course Strategic communication - theories, practices, and critiques, 30 credits, which includes theoretical and practical skills training within strategic communication. 
  • The course Strategic communication - in-depth projects, 30 credits, concludes the programme and contains specialised studies, including an independent project of 15 credits.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines






On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A Bachelor's degree of at least 180 credits, of which at least 90 credits are for specialised studies in one of the main fields of study media and communication studies, film studies, rhetoric, journalism or business administration. 
  • In addition, knowledge of English corresponding to the course "English 6" or course "English B" from the Swedish Upper Secondary School is required. 
  • For more information on how to document your English language qualifications, see University Admissions in Sweden.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    9053 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9053 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • Tuition fee, first instalment: 46897 SEK

  • Total fee: 93700 SEK


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Strategic Communication
Örebro University