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Global Crisis Communication 7,5 credits

This course studies theories about risk society and cosmopolitanism, specifically in relation to the media in the communication of risks and global crises. For example, how do different media act when a crisis or a disaster happens? The course seeks to give the student specialized theoretical perspectives on the mediated communication of crises.

Course Contents

• The development of a global risk society
• The role of the media in communicating global risks and crises
• Cosmopolitanism and media reporting on global risks and crises

Prerequisites

General entry requirements and a Bachelor’s degree (i.e. the equivalent of 180 ECTS credits at an accredited university) with at least 60 credits in media and/or communication studies, journalism, or equivalent. English proficiency is required. Exemption is granted from the requirement in Swedish.

Level of Education: Master A1N
Course code/Ladok code: LGCR27
The course is conducted at: School of Education and Communication

Previous course occasions

Type of course
Program
Study type
Campus
Semester
Autumn 2017: Dec 04 - Jan 21
Rate of Study
100%
Language
English
Location
Jönköping
Time
Day
Course coordinator
Paola Sartoretto
Examiner
Paola Sartoretto
Tuition fees do NOT apply for EU/EEA citizens or exchange students
14625kr
Syllabus
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Application code
HJ-L7136

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