Media and Communication Studies: Digital Media, Culture and Society, 7.5 credits

Academic year 2023/2024

  • Autumn 2023, 100%, Campus

    Start date: 28 August 2023

    End date: 28 September 2023

    Application deadline: 17 April 2023

    Application code: UU-26302 Application

    Language of instruction: English

    Location: Uppsala

    Selection: Higher education credits (maximum 285 credits)

    Registration: 27 July 2023 – 21 August 2023

Entry requirements: A Bachelor's degree, equivalent to a Swedish Kandidatexamen, from an internationally recognised university, including at least 90 credits in the social sciences or a comparable field and an independent project of at least 15 credits. Proficiency in English equivalent to the general entry requirements for first-cycle (Bachelor's level) studies.


If you are not a citizen of a European Union (EU) or European Economic Area (EEA) country, or Switzerland, you are required to pay application or tuition fees. Formal exchange students will be exempted from tuition fees, as well as the application fee. Read more about fees.

Application fee: SEK 900

Tuition fee, first semester: SEK 12,500

Tuition fee, total: SEK 12,500

About the course

The course aims to introduce theories and perspectives for analysing the role of digital media and information technologies play in contemporary mediatised societies. Key concepts and debates on mediatisation, social media and digital information technologies are introduced. The course focuses particularly on media and cultures interconnectedness and discusses economic, political and cultural aspects of the society that is emerging in the wake of a changing media and communication landscape.

More information


Department of Informatics and Media

Ekonomikum (plan 3) Kyrkogårdsgatan 10

Box 513, 751 20 UPPSALA

Telephone: 018-471 1011 018-471 1010


Johan Lindell


Telephone: +46 18 471 10 35