University of Gothenburg, Department of applied IT


The Department of Applied Information Technology offers education and conducts research within the areas of information technology, informatics, learning, cognitive science and communication. Both research and education are carried out in close cooperation with industry and public sector.

The department is located at Campus Lindholmen, central Gothenburg.

This school offers programs in:
  • English

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Master of Science in Communication

Campus Full time September 2019 Sweden Gothenburg

Communication is essential to human beings. It is key in meeting the challenges of a society that is increasingly globalized, digitalized and specialized. The programme Master in Communication empowers you to grow as an independent, critical researcher and skilled professional. As a student, you learn to navigate the intricate dimensions of intercultural, organizational and digital communication as well as to manage the communicative interactions between people, organizations and cultures. [+]

Master in Communication, 120 credits

What are current topics, trends and challenges in the field of communication? Which theoretical approaches and research methods enable us to understand and critically reflect upon them? The programme Master in Communication supports you to acquire advanced knowledge and skills in three areas of specialization:

intercultural communication organizational communication digital communication

The programme Master in Communication is distinguished by interdisciplinarity, a research and practice orientation as well as interculturality. Insights and perspectives from disciplines including, but not limited to, media and communication studies, linguistics, organization and management research, informatics, and sociology enable you to develop a holistic understanding of communication as a vibrant field of research. Problem-based learning approaches in an intercultural learning environment strengthen your ability to analyze and solve complex communication challenges and foster your personal development. Cases closely related to business and society as well as training in rhetoric and argumentation allow you to develop practical communication skills.... [-]

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Department of Applied IT
Forskningsgången 6

Gothenburg, Västra Götaland County, SE-417 56 SE
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