The Master’s Programme in Global Media Studies is an international and research-oriented study programme attracting students from all over the world. The global intake results in a diverse learning environment in which students' own experiences and backgrounds contribute to social, critical, and intellectual exchanges beyond lectures and seminars.

Studies within the Programme are closely linked to current research at the Department, which has several leading research environments and an active academic scene with many visiting scholars, guest professors, and open lectures that add opportunities to network and stay up to date with current topics and new research findings.

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Media and Communication Studies

Media and Communication Studies is an international and vibrant interdisciplinary field of studies with influences from both Social Sciences and the Humanities. Research and studies within the field aims to understand and/or explain both historical developments and contemporary phenomena involving media.

It includes the study of traditional media organizations (television, print media, radio) as well as new forms of media such as social media platforms, digital news media, streaming services, and other digital technologies that influence our everyday lives and shape our perceptions, world views, and affect our society, culture, and politics on an aggregate level.

Examples of topics explored within the field are: media and; power, democracy, economics, social movements, identity, extremism, gender, diversity, war and conflict, representation, climate change, migration, minorities, and existential issues.

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