M.Sc. Communication

  • On Campus
  • 24 months
  • EUR28855 per Full programme (International

    Tuition fee for the international students.

    )
    Free (EEA

    European Economic Area tuition fee is applicable to the students from EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.

    )
  • English ( Take IELTS test or Find a course )
University of Gothenburg | Gothenburg, Sweden
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.

Description

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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.

Detailed Course Facts

Start dates and application deadlines

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    General deadline, applies to everyone.

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Tuition fee
  • EUR 28855 per full programme (International

    Tuition fee for the international students.

    )
  • Free (EEA

    European Economic Area tuition fee is applicable to the students from EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.

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

Course Content

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.

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.

Work Experience

No work experience is required.

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