SCHOOL OF COMMUNICATION, MEDIA AND THEATRE (CMT)
The School of Communication, Media and Theatre (CMT) offers education and research in journalism, communications and theatre. CMT combines the traditions of the social sciences, the arts and the humanities.
The Dean of the School is Dr Heikki Hellman.
A Wide Scope of Programmes
CMT offers Bachelor’s, Master’s, Licentiate and Doctoral degrees in the social sciences, the humanities and the theatrical arts.
CMT is Finland’s leading educator of journalists and one of the two academic educators of actors in the country. CMT also trains communications researchers and theatre and speech communications professionals for the commercial and public sectors.
CMT currently offers two interdisciplinary Bachelor’s degree programmes: the Degree Programme in Journalism and Communication and the Degree Programme in Theatre Arts. Also available are degree programmes in speech communication and voice research, and photojournalism.
After their undergraduate studies, students can choose from eight Master’s degree programmes, one of which is conducted in English.
There are four disciplines at CMT: Journalism and Mass Communication, Speech Communication, Theatre and Drama Research, and Theatre Work.
CMT’s research is multidisciplinary and academically ambitious. It aims at international excellence, looking for new perspectives and approaches with combinations of different disciplines. Our current research priorities are:
- Change in communications, journalism and theatre
- Mediatisation of society
- Interaction in a changing world
- Dimensions of performing
CMT also houses two research centres: COMET, the research centre on journalism, communications and media, and the Centre for Practice as Research in Theatre.