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MEDU02 Research on Media, Culture and Education 5 ECTS
Period I Period II Period III Period IV
Language of instruction
Type or level of studies
Advanced studies
Course unit descriptions in the curriculum
Master's Degree Programme in Media Education
Media Education
School of Communication, Media and Theatre

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.

General description

The course is organized in collaboration with the University of Lapland and, part of the lectures are delivered online.


Enrolment for University Studies

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Sirkku Kotilainen, Teacher responsible


19-Sep-2016 – 11-Oct-2016
Lectures 15 hours
Mon 19-Sep-2016 at 9-11, PINNI B3116, Introduction to the course
Tue 20-Sep-2016 at 9-10, Linna building K103
Tue 20-Sep-2016 at 10-12, Main building D11
Tue 27-Sep-2016 at 9-10, Linna building K103
Tue 27-Sep-2016 at 10-12, Main building A3
Tue 4-Oct-2016 at 9-12, Linna building K103
Tue 11-Oct-2016 at 9-12, Linna building K103

Further information

Available for other students at the University of Tampere.

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

1. degree students of the MDP in Media Education and Cultural Studies

2. other degree students of UTA

4. exchange students