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Media and Communication Studies

Media and Communication Studies deals with the mediated communication in our society. Studying this subject at our Department, you will gain insight into how the media work, and how communication can function as a means of control at societal, organisational and group level. You will learn about the internet?s importance for democracy, about the medium of television, and about principles of news evaluation. Furthermore, you will learn about consumption and lifestyle, organisations and strategic communication, how attitudes are formed and how culture is produced. You will also be given the opportunity to practice how to conduct studies and gather information using different methods, and how to adopt a critical perspective on media as well as other information sources. In today?s society, this particular competence is incredibly important, regardless of what occupation your studies will lead to. Knowing how to reach an intended audience and the workings of informational flows, is useful whether you are an engineer or an economist, a manager or a co-worker.