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Social Media and Web Technologies - MSc

Full program details & costs, with admission requirements. Discover your dream program.

Program facts

  • Program type
  • Duration
    2 years
  • Annual tuition fee
    18,129 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 155,000 SEK

  • Language taught in
  • Start date

Program Overview

What Linnaeus University says about their program:
"This master programme provides a balanced combination of theoretical perspectives and applied knowledge. In particular, it offers in-depth understanding of online communities and the technical environments in which they interact. You will develop the skills required for creating innovative solutions and tools that use web and mobile technologies for supporting these communities."

Admissions requirements

The admission requirements differ depending on if you are applying for first level (bachelor's) or second level courses and programs (master's).

  • TOEFL 90
  • IELTS 6.5 Preparatory English course - if students have a TOEFL 75 or IELTS 5.5.

If students bachelor's degree was taught in English and it is stated on transcript, requirement will be waived.

When you submit your application, the following documents should be enclosed to show your eligibility:

  • Proof of proficiency in English
  • Certificates and diplomas from your previous education at university level
  • Transcripts of records, including a list of courses from all your years of study
  • A copy of your passport or another document of identification
  • Upper Secondary School Certificate, such as High School, Abitur, Baccalaureate, GCE-O/A-levels, etc.

Note: For applications to Linnaeus University, no letters of recommendation are required. They will not be considered. Some master's programs may require that you send in a Statement of Purpose and CV.

Fall Semester (September) - application period October 16 to January 16

Fees and funding

Students with citizenship not within the EU / EEA, or Switzerland, are required to pay application and tuition fees.

The tuition fees at Linnaeus University are divided into categories. Course fees are determined on an annual basis but will apply to the whole period of study for which the student has been admitted.

Each year Linnaeus University offers scholarships to outstanding students from countries outside the EU/EEA and Switzerland through the program 'Linnaeus University Scholarships'.

Scholarships are available for students who study master's programs as well as for students who are studying courses within the Summer Academy. It's possible to get up to 100 percent reduction of the tuition fees for a full program. Scholarships for students who study programs will not cover living costs or other costs. Scholarships for courses within the Summer Academy will, however, cover both tuition fee and living costs.

  • Scholarships cover 75-100%
  • 35 scholarships available / 10 from Swedish institute
  • only for master's; based on academic merit

bachelor's students cannot apply for year 1 of studies, in year 2 75-100%

Visa requirements for Linnaeus University

Many international students will require a visa to study in Sweden, and this is a vital step of your study abroad journey. Make sure you understand the requirements you may need to meet before applying.

Sweden student visa requirements