Communication, M.Sc.

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    Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
  • 28855
    Tuition (Full programme)
    Free
    Tuition (Full programme)
  • English
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Communication is essential to human beings. Human life and social organization depend on it. In this programme you will study all aspects of communication and acquire an advanced understanding of communication issues in various contexts and advanced knowledge about theories and methods useful in studies of communication in its context.
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About

How do factors such as purpose, roles, medium, instrument and environment affect communication? You will study communication in classical and modern organizational theories which will increase your understanding of how different activities influence communication within an organization.You will also study the role of communication within different professional fields and the various professional demands on written and oral communication as well as the use of pictures in communication in business life, mass media, education etc. You will learn about the communicative practice of leaders and the characteristics of successful organizing and get an enhanced comprehension of the relationship between leadership and communication with a special emphasis on the politics of everyday life in organizations.

Programme Structure

Subjects Included:
  • Intercultural communication
  • Communication technology
  • Rhetoric, practical training and degree project

Different types of communication technologies will be studied, the relations between technology and communication and relations between technology, communication and social organization.

You will learn about multi-modal communication, communication that uses more than one sense modality, for example the use of speech, gestures and facial expressions.

We look at cultural variations in how different sense modalities are used as well as how to develop multimodal agents for communication between human and computer.

Detailed Programme Facts

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  • Credits (ECTS)
    120 ECTS
  • Duration full-time 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • Educational variant Full-time

Academic Requirements

A Bachelor's degree of 180 higher education credits (hec) 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.

Tuition Fee Per Full Programme

  • EUR 28855 International
  • Free EEA
Application fee 900 SEKFull programme cost 269 600 SEKFirst payment 67 400 SEKApplication and tuition fees do not apply for EU/EEA citizens or exchange students.
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Funding

A chance to fund your studiesThe University of Gothenburg is convinced that education and research flourish in an international environment. A mixture of students from different cultures enriches the learning environment and the University believes that motivated students should have a chance to study here, even if they dont have the means to cover all costs.There are a number of opportunities to get a scholarship if you apply to the University of Gothenburg. If you are obliged to pay tuition fees in Sweden, you can apply for our scholarship that cover from half, to all of your tuition fees for the entire study programme.There are also scholarship programmes available at bachelor's, master's, PhD and post-doctoral levels, which are administered by the Swedish Institute. The scholarship programmes target highly qualified students from certain countries.http://www.utbildning.gu.se/education/application/scholarships/

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