General studies

Teaching language


Type of course


Recommended year of study


Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

The aim of the course is to develop media students knowledge in journalism and journalistic writing.

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course the student is expected to have tools for analysing modern journalism and knowledge of the basic elements in journalistic writing.

Course contents

Social media, news media, journalistic writing.

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Swedish as mother tongue or similar knowledge of Swedish.

Recommended or required reading

Erik Fichtelius: Nyhetsjournalistik
Jan Hederén: Journalistiska arbetsmetoder.
Lars J Hultén: Journalistikens villkor
Sören Larsson: Berättande journalistik
Stig Hadenius & Lennart Weibull: Massmedier

Study activities

  • Lectures - 60 hours
  • Project work and productions - 33 hours
  • Web-based and web-supported studies - 40 hours


  • Total workload of the course: 133 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 73 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 60 hours

Mode of Delivery

Participation in tuition

Assessment methods

  • Demonstrations and presentations
  • Reports and productions
  • Essays


  • Eklund Kaj
  • Räisä Tiina


Eklund Kaj

Group size

No limit

Assignments valid until

Until date 2009-09-15

Assessment methods

  • Date will be announced later - Demonstrations and presentations
  • Date will be announced later - Reports and productions
  • Date will be announced later - Essays

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