|Study location||Sweden, Jönköping|
|Type||Master courses, full-time|
|Nominal duration||2 years|
|Tuition fee||SEK60,000 per semester|
|Application fee||SEK900 one-time|
Undergraduate diploma (or higher)
a bachelor’s degree (ie. the equivalent of 180 ECTS credits at an accredited university) with at least 60 credits in media and/or communication studies, journalism or equivalent.
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
Further guidelines of documents requirements will be sent to your e-mail after the application has been accepted.
IELTS Academic: 6.5 and no band below 5.5.
Cambridge English: Advanced (Certificate in Advanced English)
TOEFL* Internet based:
Students who have studied the Bachelor’s degree in English requires a certificate of English proficiency from the university.
A motivation letter must be added to your application.
Motivation letter should be no longer than 1000 words. Work experience that relates to programme considered an asset.
Master of Social Science with a major in Media and Communcation Studies
International Communication is a programme designed for students who are interested in working 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.
(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
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
After graduating, students may be interested in working for companies with a global and/or intercultural focus or strategy, for example as communication experts.