Media and Communication Methodology (15 credits) is a general course covering the broad issues of researching society and culture through the study of the media, using case studies from books and articles that have made an impact in media and communication studies.
30 elective credits. Go on exchange through Lund university to one of our partner universities abroad. Or maybe you want to put all your theoretical knowledge at work? In that case, you can apply for our Internship Course
Second-year students are also recommended to choose the abovementioned theory courses and are guaranteed a place on those courses.
See examples of what previous students have chosen in previous years on the right.
Tips for the 3rd semester
For the third semester, all students can join our own theory-led courses taken by the first-year students. We recommend you base your choice on your interest and planned thesis project. Perhaps you need some more methods, or specific knowledge of something?
Previous students' choices
There might be other options, including options at other universities (see list of suggestions below).
Middle Eastern studies
Languages (Swedish, English, Frensh, Russian etc.)
Strategic communication (Campus Helsingborg)
GIS (Geographical information system for the social sciences)
Social sciences methods (Social Sciences Graduate School)
Exchange studies' courses
Oklahoma State University, USA: Media theory, Managing Mass Media News Outlets, Theories of Persuasion
Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam, the Netherlands: The Business of Media, Communication and international relations, Cultural influences on communication, Media Economics and Media Management