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Business Studies and Communication Studies

Master (2 years) of Business Studies and Communication, 120 ECTS
Economics, commerce, management and accounting Humanities, social sciences, communication and arts Interdisciplinary Studies

Institution Roskilde University (RUC)
Campus Roskilde
Duration 2 years
Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 5250 EUR
Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 0 EUR

Would you like to work with international business communications?

The master’s programme Business Studies + Communication Studies will qualify you to work in an international or intercultural context with communication of corporate strategies and policies, marketing, planning, design and communications of organizational and change processes in companies.

Business Studies contributes insight into the company's organisation, management, development and its organisation of both internal and external resources, functions and relationships with the outside world. Communication contributes theoretical and practical knowledge of the conditions for strategic communication in a technical context for different audiences, including internal and external communications within and from institutions, companies and organisations.

You will be qualified to perform tasks related to the analysis and communication of company strategies and policies. You will acquire special skills to work with strategic communications in an international or intercultural context for a variety of audiences.

Career Opportunities 

The programme offers you a wide range of job opportunities in:
  • Communication of corporate strategies and policies
  • Design, planning and communication of organizational and change processes in companies and organizations
  • Marketing of companies’ activities, products and services
  • Consultancies’ advisory services regarding organizational matters and communication
  • NGOs' information work and advisory services for members
This degree qualifies you for a PhD.

Facts about the programme

Degree: Master of Science (MSc) in Social Sciences in Business Studies and Communication
Language of tuition: English

Reverse combination?

Please note, that you can also study the reverse combination of this programme. In practice, this affects which of the two subjects you will write your thesis in. Once you are enrolled, it is not possible to switch combinations. 


Get an overview of the admission requirements that you must fulfil in order to be considered for admission as a master's student:
How and where to apply

At RUC, you can also enrol as a guest student or as an exchange student:
Admission for Exchange Students
Admission for Guest Students

Tuition fees

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

Further Information

Application Deadlines

September entry (EU/EEA citizens and tuition fee waivers)

Application date
Mar 01
Start date
Sep 01

September entry (non-EU/EEA citizens)

Application date
Jan 15
Start date
Sep 01


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