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Master's Program in Media and Communication Studies

Lund University
2 years
Full time
Master's degree
Scholarships available
On campus
29 August 2022
Lund University

Program description

Master's Program in Media and Communication Studies

This international Master’s programme emphasises critical approaches to social and cultural issues in media and communications. Taught in Lund at a high-ranking research-led department, our courses focus on contemporary debates about knowledge, power and social relations. We aim to broaden students’ understanding of global media structures and processes by tackling issues and theories related to media engagement, democracy and cultural citizenship, media industries and creativity, gender, health and society, audiences, popular culture and everyday life; providing students with theoretical and empirical tools. Coming from a range of backgrounds, our students gain the critical skills necessary to evaluate and understand media in a range of professional and private sphere research-led careers.

Admission requirements

A Bachelor’s degree in media, communication, cultural studies, or equivalent in social sciences or humanities disciplines. English Level 6.

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website.

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Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the university website for more information.

Tuition fees

Tuition fee SEK 110 000 per year for non-EU/EEA citizens. No fee for EU/EEA citizens.


Credits: 120 ECTS

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Lund University

Lund University, founded in 1666, is one of northern Europe’s oldest, broadest and finest universities. The University is ranked among the world’s top 100 universities and offers over 140 international degree programs in subject areas ranging from engineering, science, social...

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Why study at Lund University

  • A top 100 university in the world.
  • Sweden’s top-ranked comprehensive university.
  • A top 100 university for graduate employability.
  • The #1 choice for international students studying in Sweden, offering a choice of more than 140 international degree programmes, as well as exchange and PhD studies.
  • The University was ranked 40th in the Times Higher Education Most International Universities in the World Rankings 2021. We attract students from over 130 different countries.
  • Founded in 1666 – one of the oldest and broadest universities in northern Europe.
  • A non-profit, public university with 43 700 students.
  • Global class environments where students gain cultural perspectives and develop international networks that are highly valued by employers worldwide.
  • The breadth of the University creates excellent opportunities for interdisciplinary research and education.
  • Lund University is a member of international research-intensive university networks such as LERU and U21.
  • Lund is home to many world-leading research environments and is the location for two of Europe’s largest research facilities.
  • Students in Lund are given excellent opportunities for business interaction, like the city, with its unique, world-class environment for technology, knowledge, innovation, and entrepreneurship hosts an impressive breadth of global companies.


Average rating 4.5

Based on 2 reviews.

Nice course! This master's has allowed me to boost my critical thinking skills as well as to see and find ordinary unseen things as a potential field of study. Also, I hadn't had a habit of reading a lot and in developing this, I could see advantages on other life pillars. And of course, having international colleagues is simply amazing and broa...
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Danicius K.S.
Do you want to be a modern media and communication professional with the right attitude, skills, and knowledge (ASK) that will enable you to contribute to solving complex communication problems in your career and society meaningfully? Do you imagine yourself initiating and completing excellent qualitative research around media and communication ...
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Lund University

Box 117
221 00 Lund

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