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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
Faculty of Communication Sciences

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

Course will be offered in cooperation with University of Lapland.

Enrolment for University Studies

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Sirkku Kotilainen, Teacher responsible


11-Sep-2018 – 16-Oct-2018
Lectures 15 hours + 6 hours Web-based
Tue 11-Sep-2018 at 9-10, Linna building K103
Tue 11-Sep-2018 at 10-12, Linna building: Väinö Linna auditorium K104
Tue 18-Sep-2018 at 9-12, Linna building: Väinö Linna auditorium K104
Tue 25-Sep-2018 at 9-12, Linna building: Väinö Linna auditorium K104
Tue 2-Oct-2018 at 9-12, Linna building: Väinö Linna auditorium K104
Tue 9-Oct-2018 at 9-12, Linna building K103
Tue 16-Oct-2018 at 10-12, Main building A06
Fri 2-Nov-2018 at 14-16, Main building E221, Group exam
Independent work 114 hours

Evaluation criteria

Class participation, written assignment and group exam.

Further information

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

1. degree students of the MDP Media Education

2. degree students of the MDP Teacher Education

3. other degree students of UTA

4. exchange students