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Corporate Communication

Master (2 years) of Corporate Communication, 120 ECTS
Humanities, social sciences, communication and arts

Institution Aarhus University (AU)
Campus Aarhus
Duration 2 years
Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 5000 EUR
Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 0 EUR


The MA in Corporate Communication provides the qualifications needed for effective corporate communication at strategic and operational level.

The first two semesters comprise the following courses:

Corporate Communication provides insights into strategic corporate communication and includes corporate branding, value-based communication and communications planning.

Strategic Management of Organisations in a Communicative Perspective provides insight into classical and critical approaches to strategic management in a communicative perspective.   Corporate Communication in Change and Crisis Situations provides fundamental knowledge of theories and practices about change and crisis communication in organisations.

Scientific Methods provides skills in selecting and applying scientific methods in relation to data collection, analyses, assessments and mea-surement of communicative phenomena.

Stakeholder Relations provides insights into stakeholder management and stakeholder mapping.

In the third semester, students can choose between a project-based study and three teaching profiles: Integrated Marketing Communication, Global Communication in a Corporate Perspective, and HR Communication. In the fourth semester, students write their Master’s thesis. 
The topic for the final thesis is chosen freely, but must be approved by the student’s academic adviser. 

Career Opportunities  

Graduates in Corporate Communication readily find work in Danish and international companies and organisations as strategic employees at management level. Relevant positions typically focus on communication, public relations or corporate branding. Alternatively, graduates may be employed in a marketing division, in which they will be equipped to assume full responsibility for planning strategic communication with internal and external stakeholders.


    To find out more about admission to the MA in Corporate Communication please visit the programme’s website

    In addition, documentation may be required verifying that your proficiency in English is at a specified level. 
    Read about the language requirements of Aarhus University

    Apply directly at Aarhus University with all relevant documentation.

    To find out whether the level of your foreign certificate or diploma satisfies the general entry requirements, you should contact Aarhus University directly. A list of the most commonly recognized exams and diplomas can be found at the Danish Agency for Higher Education →

    Exchange students should contact their home institution for information on application procedures and deadlines.


    There is a tuition fee for all full-time degree students who hold a citizenship from outside EU/EAA/Switzerland. Students within an exchange programme are not required to pay tuition. 
    Read more about tuition fees

    For Further Information

    Information from the Danish Agency for Higher Education can be located at →

    You will find information about the Danish assessment of foreign qualifications in Guide to diploma recognition

    About the Educational System in general visit the section The Danish Higher Education System


    Application date
    Mar 15
    Start date
    Sep 01


    Application date
    Jan 15
    Start date
    Sep 01


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