RUST5 Russian Media 5 op
Organised by
Russian Studies
Corresponding course units in the curriculum
Kieli-, käännös- ja kirjallisuustieteiden yksikkö
Curricula 2015 – 2017
RUST5 Russian Media 5 ECTS

Keywords

Strategic themes: Internationalisation

Learning outcomes

After completing the course, the student has acquired an overall knowledge of history and contemporary structure of Russian media, including traditional media and new internet-based media. The student has also a basic understanding of the role of media in Russian society compared to the rest of the world.

Contents

The successful completion of this course provides a basic understanding of the roles of the media in today's Russia and the evolution of these roles throughout the past 20 years. It provides an understanding of the challenges to the freedom and independence of the media in Russia, as well as the achievements in this area since the collapse of the Soviet Union.

Teaching language

English, Finnish, Russian

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
Option 2
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Open University Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Written exam  5 ECTS
In English
Study materials 

Two of the following:

  • Nordenstreng, Vartanova & Zassoursky (eds), Russian Media Challenge. Helsinki: Aleksanteri Institute, 2002.
  • Rosenholm, Nordenstreng & Trubina (eds), Russian Mass Media and Changing Values. London: Routledge, 2010.
  • Richter, Post-Soviet Perspective on Censorship and Freedom of the Media. Moscow: UNESCO, 2007.
  • Vartanova (ed.), World of Media: Yearbook of Russian Media and Journalism Studies. Moscow: MediaMir, 2013.
Option 3
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Open University Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Participation in course work  2 ECTS
In English
Written exam  3 ECTS
In English

Evaluation

Numeric 1-5.

Belongs to following study modules

Viestintätieteiden tiedekunta
Russian Studies (Russian Studies)
Viestintätieteiden tiedekunta
Viestintätieteiden tiedekunta
Viestintätieteiden tiedekunta