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Master's Programme in Marketing Communication

Drawing on Stockholm Business School´s long-standing expertise in marketing communication this master programme gives you a unique opportunity in integrating advanced theoretical perspectives and methods in the social sciences to address contemporary phenomena in marketing communication.

Information for admitted students Autumn 2023

Congratulations! You have been admitted at Stockholm University and we hope that you will enjoy your studies with us.

In order to ensure that your studies begin as smoothly as possible we have compiled a short checklist for the beginning of the semester.

Follow the instructions on whether you have to reply to your offer or not.


Checklist for admitted students

  1. Activate your university account

    The first step in being able to register and gain access to all the university's IT services.

  2. Register at your department

    Registration can be done in different ways. Read the instructions from your department below.

  3. Read all the information on this page

    Here you will find what you need to know before your course or programme starts.


Your seat may be withdrawn if you do not register according to the instructions provided by your department.

Information from your department

On this page you will shortly find information on registration, learning platform, etc.

Welcome activities

Stockholm University organises a series of welcome activities that stretch over a few weeks at the beginning of each semester. The programme is voluntary (attendance is optional) and includes Arrival Service at the airport and an Orientation Day, see more details about these events below.
Your department may also organise activities for welcoming international students. More information will be provided by your specific department. 

Find your way on campus

Stockholm University's main campus is in the Frescati area, north of the city centre. While most of our departments and offices are located here, there are also campus areas in other parts of the city.

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Why study marketing communication at Stockholm Business School

Marketing communication is a practice as well as an academic discipline. As human beings living in today’s world we are affected by marketing communication in many ways. The reach of marketing communication, advertising and PR goes far beyond the realms of business, as marketing communication have a pervasive presence in contemporary societies and thus shapes the world in which we live. As future professionals in the field of marketing communication, you will need to deal with diverse new phenomena such as digitalization, media fragmentation, consumer culture and co-creation, and globalization.

Furthermore, the master programme is aligned with Stockholm Business School´s vision, where the department is respected for recognised and relevant research as well as inspirational and research-driven learning experiences. Stockholm Business School support sustainable development in society by acting as a constructive discussion partner for business, public and third sector actors. The master programme will develop the student’s ability to meet todays and tomorrows local and global challenges in a responsible manner.

This programme critically assesses both the classical and latest marketing communication theories, enabling you to analyse contemporary business situations and offer the most suitable practical solutions.

  • Enjoy the benefits of a highly skilled and experienced department.
  • The programme equips you with the knowledge and skills required to analyse contemporary and future developments within marketing communication.
  • It provides a solid background for a career in marketing communication research.

What you will learn

With a basis in the social sciences and humanities, the programme gives a theoretically grounded and practically relevant basis from which to critically analyse, understand, and work with marketing communication. The programme gives you the necessary knowledge and skills, such as analytical thinking and ability to holistically evaluate marketing communication campaigns, as well as to critically analyse the forces and practices that shape and change the future of marketing communication.