Courses

WOMEN AND THE MEDIA IN CHINA
International online course (3/5 ECTS)
2 March–6 May 2021

The aim of the course is to raise awareness of Chinese culture, society, and media, as well as the status of women in China.

The course is arranged by the Unit of Communication Sciences/Faculty of ITC, Tampere University, together with the Finnish University Network for Asian Studies. There are still places available on the course.

Read more about the online course Women and the Media in China on the course home page!

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HEALTH AND MEDIA
3rd international Master Class course (3/5 ECTS)

2 November–31 December 2020

NB! The course is arranged online only due to the COVID-19 pandemic!

Contributing teachers: Julie Chen, Kan Chen, Dale Hudson, Sari Kivistö, Olga Logunova, Sergei Mokhov, and Patricia Zimmermann.

Topics: Wellbeing, E-health, and Death.

The course is available and free for up to 40 students of Tampere Universities, TaRC’s partner universities and other higher education institutions. Note that we will not be able to admit working-life professionals to the course owing to the pandemic.

Read more about the online course Health and Media on the course page!

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GENDER, MEDIA, LEADERSHIP: WOMEN IN CHINESE AND RUSSIAN MEDIA
2nd international Master Class week in Tampere (5 ECTS)
September–December 2019 (Master Class in Tampere 28 October–1 November 2019)

Contributing teachers: Olga Andreevskikh, Natalia Bitten, Bu Wei, Tatu Laukkanen, Gina Marchetti, Susan Meriläinen, Galina Miazhevich, Lubov Mulmenko, Marina Svensson, Liudmila Voronova.

Topics: Visual Representations; Media Industries and Women’s Leadership; Activism and Modes of Resistance.

The course was free for up to 40 students of Tampere Universities, TaRC’s partner universities and other higher education institutions.

Up to ten media professionals were invited to take part in the course. The course fee for media professionals was 400 € (VAT 0%).

Read more about the Master Class on the course page!

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MEDIA AND THE ARCTIC
1st international Master Class week in Tampere (5 ECTS)
October 2018 – January 2019 (Master Class in Tampere 26–30 November 2018)

Principal teachers: Markku Heikkilä, Anna Kireeva, Thomas Nilsen, Alexei Popogrebsky. Contributing teachers: Vlad Strukov, Gosia Smieszek.

Topics: Arctic Environmental Journalism, Global Connections of the Arctic, Visual Representations of the Arctic.

The course was free for up to 40 students of the University of Tampere and TarC’s partner universities. At the University of Tampere the course could be used for units JOUJOVTS, JMMMETUS, RUST2, RUST5 AND VENS10.

Up to ten media professionals were invited to take part via grants provided by JOKES — Journalistisen kulttuurin edistämissäätiö. Course fee for media professionals: 1950 € (VAT 0%).

The first enrolment period was 16 April – 8 June 2018. A second opportunity to enrol was 13 August – 14 September 2018.

Read more about the Master Class on the course page!

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RUST5/JOUJOVTS New media as instruments of Russia’s domestic and foreign policy 5 ECTS
January-February 2018

The course consists of 10 lectures in the class (20 hours), including 3 guest lectures (6 hours). The students will develop a better understanding of how and why mass media play an important instrumental role in influencing Russia’s domestic and foreign relations in a globalized world.

The course is organized in cooperation with Aleksanteri Institute’s Russian and East European Master’s School.

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