Media and Communication Theory, 7,5 Credits

Today's media landscape permeates many aspects of organizational and everyday life. In this course, you acquire knowledge of central theories and research within the field of media and communication. We will explore theories of media as institutions, the relationship between media and cultural identity, the global media landscape, media audiences/users, theories of gender and the public sphere. With increased knowledge of how communication and media function, you will be better equipped to analyse communication efforts and communicate professionally.

ECTS Credits

7,5 Credits

Level of education

First cycle, has less than 60 credits in first-cycle course/s as entry requirements (G1F)


School of Humanities, Education and Social Sciences

When is the course offered?

Prerequisites: 30 credits in Social Science or Humanities.

Selection: Academic points

Additional information: Teaching Methods

The course can be made up of lectures, laboratory work, seminars, field studies, exercises, placement studies, web-based discussions and/or workshops.


The course can be assessed through written examination, take-home examination, compulsory course components, paper, essay and/or oral examination.

Course syllabus

Application code: X1011