Communication, Media and Theatre
Connecting society and comprehending communication from the perspective of significance: as images, words and stories.
Communication, Media and Theatre in the Faculty of Communication Sciences offers education and research in journalism, communications and theatre. With its five disciplines - Journalism and Mass Communication, Speech Communication, Theatre and Drama Research, Music Studies, and Theatre Work - this field combines the traditions of the social sciences, the arts and the humanities.
University of Tampere’s Journalism School is the oldest in Nordic countries and is Finland’s leading educator of journalists and one of the two academic educators of actors in the country. Research focuses on journalism research, public sphere and political communication, media culture, television and performance studies, media policy, professional communication.
To study journalism, communication, theatre or media as an exchange student, you can apply for:
Degree Programme in Journalism and Communication
The subjects taught on the Degree Programme in Journalism and Communication deal with journalism, public appearance and the research of these. This constitutes the point of departure for teaching and collaboration between subjects. The degree programme offers the scientific and practical skills to work as a journalist, photojournalist and media expert. Students can also engage in oral communication, media culture, media education and the research of theatre and drama, at both Bachelor's and Master's levels. The studies equip students for work in expert and educational tasks in the subjects concerned. Studies in oral communication also open up opportunities to enter the field of personnel development.
Degree Programme in Theatre Arts
The teaching language in the degree programmes: Finnish. However, every year there are several selected courses offered in English. Communication, Media and Theatre offers two international Master’s Degree programmes: Master’s Degree Programme in Cultural Studies and Master’s Degree programme in Media Education. These programmes offer selected courses which are available for exchange students.
The courses taught in English: compiled every year in the teaching schedule under the title “Courses offered in English at the School of Communication, Media and Theatre”
Independent studying: It is also possible to complete some study units in English, not available as contact teaching, by writing an essay or by taking a set book exam.
Ms Anna Vähämäki
email: anna.vahamaki (at) uta.fi