The course is included in these curricula and study modules


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.


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

Assessment methods

Date of examination will be announced later - Exams

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