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Archived Curricula Guide 2017–2019
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MEDU02 Research on Media, Culture and Education 5 ECTS
Organised by
Master's Degree Programme in Media Education
Media Education
Person in charge
Professor in Media Education
Corresponding course units in the curriculum
School of Communication, Media and Theatre
Curricula 2015 – 2017


Strategic themes: Internationalisation

Learning outcomes

Students get familiar with the main fields of current research and theoretical aspects of media literacies and media education. He / she understands the significance of the research area in the cross-roads of sciences and, how different academic perspectives construct the creation of knowledge. The course offers theoretical and conceptual tools for the starting phase of master thesis.


Course includes reflections on the development of the research field through key concepts and theoretical perspectives. The course offers insights to research in media education and media literacies in Finland and, in Nordic countries.

Teaching methods

Teaching method Contact Online
Lectures 12 h 6 h
Independent work 117 h 0 h

Teaching language


Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Open University Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Participation in course work 
In English
In English
Term paper  Essay 
In English

Evaluation and evaluation criteria

Numeric 1-5.
Class attendance, readings and term paper.

Study materials

A package of contemporary readings from academic journals and books.

Belongs to following study modules

Faculty of Education
Faculty of Communication Sciences
Faculty of Communication Sciences
Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.
Faculty of Communication Sciences