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MEDU08 Project Studies 10 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 understand the complexity of pedagogic phenomenon and theoretical challenges in their personal research-based project on media literacies. Students master the research-based touch in their practical work.

General description

Students select a target, context and pedagogic means to their project after discussion with the person in charge of the study module. It is possible to implement the research-based project in media, school, youth work etc. in a media educational context. Media educational internship is one possible mode of the project. An internship can be included to this module.

This autumn students in Media Education programme have a possibility to complete part of the project studies ( 5 ECTS) by participating in the SOMEJAM weekend:

SOMEJAM2016 Tampere www.somejam.fi

SOMEJAM2016 Tampere is an intensive weekend event 21st – 23rd October 2016 working together with young people, youth workers and with students of various fields of study. The language of the event is English.

The course offers a media educational perspective to the participants in a real youth work at the City of Tampere. The completion of the course requires participation for the whole weekend and a report as an assignment.

How does it work?

Somejam kicks off on Friday at 4 pm and the multi-talent teams have 48 hours to create new concepts in the form of apps, games or web services for youths with the help of team mentors who are top specialists in new technology. On Sunday the jury of technology specialists will announce the winner. The winning team can have the opportunity to pitch their idea to New Factory Demola.

Organizing partners: University of Tampere, Verke - the National Center for Digital Youth Work in Finland, Tampere City Youth Service, University of Tampere and Tampere University of Applied Sciences TAMK


More information: Daria Erofeeva


Enrolment for University Studies

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Sirkku Kotilainen, Teacher responsible


21-Oct-2016 – 15-Dec-2016
Independent work

Evaluation criteria

Independent project and it’s presentation.

Further information

Project studies (10 ECTS) is only available for the students in Media Education programme