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School of Communication, Media and TheatreUniversity of TampereSchool of Communication, Media and Theatre

Speech Communication

Speech is an integral part of an individual’s self-expression, social relations a fundamental element in group activities and a tool for exerting influence in society.  Studies in speech communication

  1. explore the relation pertaining between speaker, listener and the speech situation and speech behaviour in various interaction situations
  2. develop the capability to assess and analyse speech communication skills in different interaction situations
  3. impart skills for the scientific research of speech communication for teaching and application of knowledge as requires in several professions

In addition to theoretical studies students are introduced to phenomena in the field, including own practice. Other aspects introduced include communication in human relations, public speaking, communication in groups, rhetoric, professional speech communication, theory and research of speech communication and teaching speech communication.

On graduating students of speech communication can find good placements in a variety of tasks, the most common being teaching and consultation functions.  Graduates may also serve as experts in interaction and communication in various planning and human resource development tasks, in the IT field, in information and research work and in managerial tasks in communication.

 
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