This brand new full-time study program will prepare you for the first step (or next step) in your career. You’ll spend 45 weeks at our Stockholm campus + 20 weeks doing an internship anywhere in the world.

Upcoming courses

Stockholm, Aug. 2018
Apply by Apr 05, 2018
Aug 2018 - Dec 2019
Stockholm, Aug. 2019
Apply by Apr 08, 2019
Aug 2019 - Dec 2020

Program Cost The program fee is 180,000 SEK. Swedish and Nordic residents can study this program free of charge. The program is approved by CSN.

Applications International and fee paying applicants: Applications are open, apply now!

Swedish and Nordic applicants: We are no longer accepting applications to the program starting in August 2018.

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Program Cost The program fee is 180,000 SEK. Swedish and Nordic residents can study this program free of charge. The program is approved by CSN.

Applications International and fee paying applicants: Applications are open, apply now!

Swedish and Nordic applicants: Admissions are not yet open for this program, start your application today to get notified when it opens.

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Content experts are in high demand. A recent study found that 76% of Nordic companies work with content and 58% want to increase their content spending in the coming year.

This program is designed to help you gain the most in-demand skills in content development right now. You will combine hands-on creative work and consumer insights to solve real market needs.

You can end up working within marketing, communications, PR and/or social media at a creative or communications agency, or in-house content at a large company or a startup. We know this for a fact because we reached out to creative agencies, leading banks, private organizations, and computer software brands. These are some of Sweden's most attractive employers and they are committed to hiring Hyper Island students from this program.


This full-time study program from Hyper Island will develop your critical ability to assess the quality content in different strategic contexts.

You will master skills such as storytelling, content creation, video production, and writing. You will also get the skills you need to succeed in the strategy, planning and production phases – as well as methods for analyzing and measuring digital channels.

The program covers the trends affecting marketing, communication and sales from a technical and business perspective. You will learn all about the latest, global, future, trends driving business and marketing forward.

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Storytelling skills
Acquire in-depth knowledge of creativity and writing, strategic use of text, images, movies and sound in digital channels.

Cultural awareness
Gain an understanding of the cultural and psychological gateways to creating compelling content and produce successful business strategies.

The right terminology
Learn all the basic terms, concepts and definitions of content development. Master how to create, write and produce content for blogs, mobile apps, podcasts, websites and VR.

Useful insights
Solve complex business and strategy challenges with design thinking and user-centric approaches, and learn about the legal aspects of content production and distribution.

Leadership know-how
Understand group dynamics and leadership in relation to well-being, quality, efficiency and productivity.

Ways to apply your skills
Get a basic understanding of marketing, communication, sales, data analysis, publishing, public relations, front-end development and video production.


Real industry experts
Learn directly from industry leaders at the forefront of their profession.

Experience-based learning
From day one, you’ll work on real briefs from real clients – making sure you get the experience and portfolio your future employer is looking for.

Unique methodology
You will be immersed in Hyper Island's distinct methodology. Developed over the past 20 years, our way combines personal development and professional group dynamics through feedback, reflection, and agile process management.

Valuable internship
You will undertake a 20-week internship as part of the course. Most likely with one of the 600 companies in Hyper Island’s global network. This will give you on-the-job opportunities, industry experience, and access to international contacts.

Career prospects
8 out of 10 Hyper Island students land a position in the area they studied within six months of completing their program.


When you've graduated from the Content Developer program, you will have the skills to develop and create concepts for relevant content based on goals, business objectives and target audiences. You will be able to:

  • Use different distribution channels creatively and efficiently;
  • Estimate and create production budgets;
  • Lead the content planning process to meet marketing, sales, public relations and communication objectives;
  • Apply methods and processes based on "design thinking" and user-centered design and production;
  • Perform practical production steps for text, image, design, front-end video and audio;
  • Present and sell ideas and concepts both verbally and in writing;
  • Apply the process of quality assurance concepts and production;
  • Perform resource allocation data in research, analysis, content development and distribution.

Hyper Island creates new kinds of thinkers. These are the people who can change things for the better

Andy Sando

Creative Partner & Founder, Work Club

Hyper Island alumni now work at

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  • What are the program requirements?

    A successful applicant needs to have obtained a high school diploma (“Gymnasieexamen”) or foreign equivalent. No previous work experience is needed.

  • What does the program cost to attend?

    The program is free for persons with a legal residency in any of the Nordic countries (Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Finland, Iceland or Faeroe Islands), regardless of nationality or citizenship. For International applicants, the program fee is 180 000 SEK.

  • What is the application deadline?

    For Nordic applicants: The application deadline for the program starting in August 2018 is April 5th.

    For International applicants, the application process is ongoing throughout.

  • What documents do I need to provide in my application?

    You need to submit your CV, Application Task (if you are an International applicant you may submit your portfolio or work samples instead), school transcripts (High School degree or higher) as well as certification that supports your CV (college/university transcripts, payslip, letter of recommendation, employer letter or similar).

  • What qualification will I gain from this program?

    The program is accredited by Myndigheten för Yrkeshögskola (Swedish National Agency for Higher Vocational Education) and graduates from the program will receive a diploma in Higher Vocational Education. International students graduating from the program will receive a non-accredited diploma of successful completion from Hyper Island.

  • How can I learn more about this program?

    Check out our upcoming events here, watch recorded Q&A sessions here, or get in touch with the admissions team directly via