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Master’s Degree Programme in Internet and Game Studies (2013-2015)

Learning outcomes

After completing the Master's degree programme in Internet and Game Studies a student is expected to be able to:

-identify, define and analyse interactive media in its different forms
-have in-depth understanding about the contents, operation and fundamental character of internet and digital games
-independently acquire scientific knowledge and reach eligibility for postgraduate studies in interactive media studies
-communicate the results from research and act as an expert in the field of new media


The theories and research literature of interactive media. The research methods for studying the use and users of interactive media. The main approaches to the design research of online services and digital games. The special characteristics of games and game studies. The planning, evaluation, reporting and evaluation of research project in the field of interactive media.

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Master’s Degree Programme in Internet and Game Studies (2013-2015)

General Studies in Master's Degree Programmes given in English 2013-2015 6–17 ECTS
General studies in the Master's degree programmes given in English are different depending on the student's educational background.
SISYY006 Orientation, 2 ECTS
KKSU1 Elementary Course 1, 3 ECTS
KKENMP3 Scientific Writing, 5 ECTS
YKYYKV1 Finnish Society and Culture, 1–5 ECTS
Optional Studies 28–34 ECTS
School of Information Sciences