Master's programme in political communication
The Master's Programme in Political Communication is aimed at those who are interested in qualified work in political communication including media analysis, crisis communication and opinon analysis.
About the programme
The programme 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.
Please note that the teaching is in English
Non-EU/EEA citizens (first application round):
October 18 2021 - January 17 2022
EU/EEA citizens (second application round):
March 15 2022 - April 19 2022
Programme start and duration 22/24:
August 29, 2022 - June 7, 2024
Apply on: universityadmissions.se. Do not forget to attach your CV and Statement of Intent no later than May 3.
Programme structure and content
The Master's Programme in Political Communication consists of six courses worth 15 or 30 credits. Some courses are offered by JMG and some in cooperation with the Faculty of Social Sciences.
Through seminars, workshops, guest lectures, and study visits, you will gain strategic communication skills and learn to analyse major changes in communication and power relations between different actors in the political arena.