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Media and Communication Studies

Lund University

M.Sc. On Campus
24 months
Duration
10445 EUR/year
Free
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Tuition fee
Unknown
Apply date
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Start date

About

The focus of this international Master’s programme in Media and Communication Studies from Lund University is to offer a critical approach to contemporary social and cultural issues in media and communications. Our aim is to broaden understanding of global media structures and processes in modern life.  

Overview

We provide up to date engagement with key issues, theories and problems in media, democracy and cultural citizenship, media power, media industries and production, gender, health and society, representation and popular culture, media audiences, cultural diversity and critical animal studies. Courses tackle contemporary debates about knowledge, power and social relations in national and transnational media environments.

Our teaching is based on international expertise in a research led department, with an emphasis on theorising and researching media, society and culture using real world case studies. In the Media and Communication Studies programme from Lund University, students are taught diverse theoretical, conceptual and empirical tools for research in media and communication, through a mix of mandatory and optional courses, and independent research projects. Courses are taught in Lund and connect with collaborative partnerships with NGOs and cultural organisations in the region.

Career prospects

Students graduating from this programme will be prepared for professional opportunities in research led careers, education, academic careers, media and cultural industries, national and international policy and production sectors, commercial and public service organisations, and NGOs. Above all, graduates will have the critical skills necessary to evaluate and understand media in a range of professional and private spheres.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Media and Political Engagement
  • Media Audiences
  • Media, Health and Society
  • Media and Diversity 
  • Popular Culture
  • Media and Communication Methodology

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

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.
90
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).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A Bachelor's degree (180 credits) including 90 credits in Media and Communication Studies or the equivalent. English 6/English Course B.
  • The applicants estimated capacity to complete the programme is the primary criterion for selection. Students are selected on the basis of their previous study results (grades on courses and Bachelor s degree essay), proficiency in English and letter of intent.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    10445 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 20891 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.

Full programme/course tuition fee: SEK 220 000

Funding

The Lund University Global Scholarship programme is a merit-based and selective scholarship targeted at top academic students from countries outside the EU/EEA.

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Media and Communication Studies
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