DIS Copenhagen - Communication

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DIS Copenhagen - Communication

Communication 
Place yourself in the center of the European communication landscape to understand how to communicate across cultures, hone your critical media literacy, or gain knowledge of new media trends and public relations in Europe. 

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS
  • Engage in discussions with people from other cultural and communicative backgrounds, and with leading experts from Danish media, business, and government during guest lectures and field studies 
  • Travel in Europe on course-integrated study tours with your classmates and DIS faculty to explore current media and communication trends and challenges 
  • Collaborate with Danes and fellow students in the production of video projects, communication campaigns, photo essays, and other media projects 

STUDENT PROFILE 
This program is right for you if you study communication, media studies, public relations, journalism, marketing, political science, anthropology, or related disciplines. 

CORE COURSE OPTIONS

Cross-Cultural Communication
Fall/Spring, 3 Credits 
How do we communicate and collaborate in a global age? Explore theories of communication across cultural divides while putting them into practice during field studies, workshops, and collaborative projects with Danish partners.  
Week-Long Study Tour: Belfast-Dublin
Core Course Week: Study tour to Southern Sweden + a two-day seminar in Copenhagen 


New Media and Changing Communities 
Fall/Spring, 3 Credits 
How does new media facilitate or challenge collaboration, community building, and future scenarios? Using European theories of communication and hands-on activities, examine the kinds of community and collaboration that are thriving due to online culture. 
Week-Long Study Tour: Dublin 
Core Course Week: Study tour to Southern Sweden + a two-day seminar in Copenhagen 


Strategic Communication
Fall/Spring, 3 Credits 
Learn to examine communication trends in the European corporate landscape. You work with comparative case studies and meet experts in Denmark and the UK to gain first-hand knowledge of how professionals work in a European context. 
Week-Long Study Tour: London 
Core Course Week: Study tour to Western Denmark + a two-day seminar in Copenhagen 

Visit our website to view the full list of over 250 additional elective courses!

Subjects

  • Communications
  • Media And Communications
  • Mass Communications

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