The Master's Degree Programme in Media and Global Communication


Contact Information


    Media and Communication Studies is part of the Department of Social Research.

    Department of Social Research P.O. Box 54, 00014
    University of Helsinki FINLAND

    Street address: Unioninkatu 37

    Email addresses:

    tel. +358-2941911 (University switchboard)

    Admissions Services
    phone: +358 2941 24140

    Admissions Services telephone hours Monday - Friday
    from 12 noon to 3 p.m.

Programme structure and suggested study plan

The master's degree programme in Media and Global Communication is a full-time, two-year programme. The programme fulfils the requirements of a 120 ECTS credits master's degree in social sciences at the Faculty of Social Sciences.

Please see the structure of the programme in the degree requirements:

Courses 2015-2016

Course information is available in the Study Guide 2016-2017. Please click "Teaching" and choose the teaching period you are looking for; the course data will appear.

The list of all English-medium courses at the Faculty of Social Sciences

  • Introduction to Research Methods required for graduation
    The study unit 7REMSintr Introduction to Research Methods is according the current Degree Requirements mandatory to all students, including students who have begun their studies in previous years. A compensatory assignment has to be completed before graduation. Please contact the programme coordinator for further details.


Finnish language courses for international students in Autumn 2015, provided by the Department of Finnish, Finno-Ugrian and Scandinavian Studies.