The course is included in these curricula and study modules

The course takes place in period

  • 1 (2019-08-01 to 2019-10-27)
  • 2 (2019-10-28 to 2019-12-31)
  • 3 (2020-01-01 to 2020-03-22)


Extension studies

Teaching language


Type of course


Cycle/level of course


Recommended year of study


Total number of ECTS

3 cr

Competency aims

To introduce the basics of communication theory

Learning outcomes

The basics of communication theory

Course contents

Lectures and an exam

Prerequisites and co-requisites


Previous course names


Additional information


Recommended or required reading

1. Fiske, J. Kommunikationsteorier. En introduktion. Stockholm 1997. 2. Johansson, M. & Malmsten, P. Om kommunikation, en introduktion till kommunikationssamhället, Stockholm 2009. 3. Lowery, S. & De Fleur, M. Milestones in Mass Communication Research. Third Edition. New York 1995. 4. Morgan, G. Images of Organization. San Francisco 1998 eller Morgan, G. Organisationsmetaforer. Lund 1999. Bredvidläsning: McQuail, D. McQuail's Mass Communication Theory. Fourth Edition (eller nyare). London 2000. Those who take part in lectures read Fiske for exams. The others who want to take the course as a written exam need to contact the course examinator. De som deltar i undervisningen tenterar Fiske. De som vill avklara studieperioden genom litteraturtentamen bör kontakta läraren.

Study activities

  • Lectures - 40 hours
  • Individual studies - 93 hours


  • Total workload of the course: 133 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 133 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 0 hours

Mode of Delivery

Participation in tuition

Assessment methods

Exams (written-, oral-, home-)

Assessment requirements

Attendance 80% Passed exam and assignments


Nåls Jan

Group size

No limit

Assignments valid until

Until further notice

Course enrolment period

2019-08-12 to 2019-09-08

Assessment methods

Date of examination will be announced later - Exams

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