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Master's Programme in Strategic Communication

Sweden’s first Master’s programme in Strategic Communication is offered at the Department of Strategic Communication. We train students to become independent, critical and creative communication strategists who, after graduating, will be able to work with communication issues at management level.

Angelos and Ivanna are students at the international master’s programme in Strategic Communication at Lund University, Campus Helsingborg. During their studies they get opportunities to form a global network of professional and academic colleagues – invaluable throughout their future career.


Strategic Communication is the interdisciplinary study of the formal and informal communication initiatives taken by an organisation in order to achieve objectives and ensure sustainable survival. In terms of professional These can include everything from marketing and communication aimed at reinforcing relationships with external groups to how a company’s internal communication affects its activities. Over the course of the degree programme, students develop an ability to understand organisations from a communication perspective, by gaining expertise within the fields of organisational communication, public relations and marketing communication.

The Master’s Programme in Strategic Communication is offered at the Department of Strategic Communication. We are Sweden’s largest research and education unit in Strategic Communication.After completing the Master's Programme, the students acquire the Degree of Master of Science in Strategic Communication (120 credits). For more information please read the programme syllabus. Our students are trained to become independent, critical and creative communication strategists who, after graduating, will be able to work with strategic communication at management level. Close collaboration with the communication industry keeps our education up-to-date and alined with labor market demands.

In the third semester, students have the opportunity to spend the semester on a placement in a private, public or governmental organization or in a NGO. The students are also offered the opportunity to apply for exchange studies at one of Lund University's partner universities around the globe. The third option is elective courses given at the Department.

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Programme information

Title of qualification: Master of Science in Strategic Communication

Programme code: SASKO
Credits: 120 ECTS credits (2 years)

Cycle: Second cycle (Postgraduate degree)
Language of instruction: English

Study venue: Helsingborg
Rate of study: Full time (100%)
Teaching hours: Daytime

STUDY GUIDANCE

Lena Rolén
Study advisor

E-mail: master [at] isk [dot] lu [dot] se
Tel: +46 (0) 42-35 66 59

Programme Director

Åsa ThelanderÅsa Thelander

E-mail: master [at] isk [dot] lu [dot] se
Tel: +46 (0) 42-35 66 28

The Department of Strategic Communication
Lund University | Campus Helsingborg
Visiting address: Universitetsplatsen 2 Helsingborg
Postal address: Box 882, 251 08 Helsingborg, Sweden
Phone:
 +46 42-35 65 95
Email: info [at] isk [dot] lu [dot] se

Faculty of Social SciencesCampus Helsingborg