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GTS4 Media and Globalization (seminar) 5 ECTS
Period I Period II Period II Period IV
Language of instruction
Type or level of studies
Advanced studies
Course unit descriptions in the curriculum
MDP in Global and Transnational Sociology
School of Social Sciences and Humanities

Learning outcomes

After completing the course, students will have a deep understanding of the core theories on the role of the media in global societal change. They have acquired the basis for making sense of how the media play a role in the processes in which national policies take their form, and aware of how both the traditional news media and social media affect domestic policies.

Enrolment for University Studies

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Marjaana Rautalin, Teacher responsible
Jukka Syväterä, Teacher responsible


15-Jan-2016 – 18-Mar-2016
Seminar 18 hours
Fri 15-Jan-2016 - 18-Mar-2016 weekly at 10-12, Pinni B3032, No seminar on the following days: 22.1.2016, 4.3.2016


Numeric 1-5.

Further information

Max. 16 students.

Students will be accepted to the seminar in the following order:

1. degree students of the MDP in Global and Transnational Studies

2. degree students of the other Global Society programmes (MDP in in Peace, Mediation and Conflict Research, MDP in Quantitative Social Research, MDP in Comparative Social Policy and Welfare)

3. other degree students of UTA

4. exchange students