Political Communication, M.Sc. | University of Gothenburg | Göteborg, Sweden
24 months
8158 EUR/year
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The Political Communication programme of the University of Gothenburg is aimed at those who are interested in qualified work in political communication including media analysis, crisis communication and opinon analysis.



The Political Communication programme of the University of Gothenburg examines the role of communication in political processes and what consequences it brings about for democratic societies. If you want advanced understanding of communication in a political context and its significance for democracy and power, you should apply.

The courses combine theory and application. Thus, you will develop competences including strategic communication, crisis communication, and opinion analysis. You will explore various ways of understanding political communication including cultural and critical perspectives.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Political Communication in the Digital Age
  • Citizens, Politicians, and the Media
  • Politics of Crisis Communication
  • Applied Statistical Analysis
  • Applied Qualitative Research Methods
  • Applied Research Methods, Problems, and Design

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A Bachelor's degree of 180 credits or corresponding
  • Applicants must prove knowledge of English: English 6/English Course B from Swedish Upper Secondary School or the equivalent level of an internationally recognized test, for example TOEFL, IELTS
  • Please don't forget that we also need CV and a Letter of intent

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    8158 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16316 EUR for the full programme during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR for the full programme during 24 months.
  • Full education cost: 178,000 SEK
  • No fees are charged for EU and EEA citizens, Swedish residence permit holders and exchange students.

Living costs for Göteborg

7552 - 13932 SEK /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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