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Degree Programme in Media

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BASIC STUDIES
                                                       
General Skills
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Orientation to Studies at TAMK 0                                                        
Finnish Language and Communication 5
     
           
                       
Finnish as a Foreign Language I 5
     
           
                       
English Language and Communication 5  
       
               
               
Foreign Language and Communication 5      
           
                       
Swedish Language and Communication, Oral 1
     
           
                       
Swedish Language and Communication, Written 2
     
           
                       
Computer Skills 3
     
           
                       
Media Culture Skills
                                                       
Introduction to Media 10
     
           
                       
Networked Media Culture 5  
       
               
               
Media Analysis and Research Seminar 10      
           
                       
Portfolio 4      
           
                       
Interactive Media Tools
                                                       
Visual Design 10
     
           
                       
Animation and Multimedia 10
     
           
                       
Web Design 10
     
           
                       
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Print Design 10
     
           
                       
Programming 10
     
           
                       
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PROFESSIONAL STUDIES
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Interactive Media Design and Production
                                                       
Project Management 5  
       
               
               
User Experience Design 10  
       
               
               
Design
                                                       
Design Management 5  
       
               
               
Software Engineering 5  
       
               
               
Game Design 5  
       
               
               
Project Studies
                                                       
Interactive Media Project 30  
       
               
               
Research Project 10      
           
                       
International Exchange Studies
                                                       
International Exchange Studies 30    
         
                   
       
Free-Choice Professional Studies
                                                       
Media Professional Literature 5                                                        
Interactive Film Workshop 3                                                        
International Art and Media Studies 5                                                        
Video Graphics and Effects 3                                                        
Future Film Studies
                                                       
Future Film Research 5                                                        
Future Film Project 10                                                        
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FREE-CHOICE STUDIES
                                                       
PRACTICAL TRAINING
                                                       
Practical Training 30    
         
                   
       
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BACHELOR'S THESIS
                                                       
Bachelor's Thesis 15      
           
                       
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The curriculum has been planned so that the student completes 60 ECTS credits per academic year and 30 ECTS credits per semester

Studies of syllabus is planned so 60 credits are studied in academic year and length of studies is 3,5/4/4,5 years. Planned syllabus may change during studies.

Degree Programme in Media
Qualification: Bachelor of Culture and Arts
Extent and duration: The extent of the education is 240 credits (cr) and it lasts for four years
Implementation method: Full-time study
Unit / Campus: School of Art, Music and Media, Finlayson
Head of Programme: Cai Melakoski
Eligibility: See TAMK’s websites on application and eligibility for bachelor’s degrees at www.tamk.fi/en

Competences developed
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The focus of the programme is on interactive media content design and production. The students learn about current digital media issues, especially visual design or interaction design.
Students become professionals, who are able to work as experts, developers and entrepreneurs in the field, both in Finland and abroad.
The professional studies give the competences required for demanding professional work in one or more of the following areas of application: web design and services, games, mobile media, multimedia, cross media and interactive installations.

Professional status
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Graduates of the Media Programme find work as Animators, Art Directors, Concept Designers, Game Artists, Graphic Designers, Project Managers, Producers, UI Designers, Web Designers and Web Programmers.

Basic values of education
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Our key values are cooperation, respect, cultural diversity, sustainability and a risk taking attitude to extend ground for doing things better.

Teaching methods
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Studying in the Media Programme is typically hands-on, project-based, business-oriented, international and most often conducted in co-operation with partner companies.

Learning outcomes of programme / academic year
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After the first year the students have a broad perspective on digital design, production, and business and basic skills for using digital media creation tools.

During the second-year studies the students gain skills in the selected specialisation and have a responsible role in real life projects.

During the third year students have their exchange period and work placement.

The most important content of the fourth year is research and project work supporting the bachelor’s thesis.

Structure of degree programme
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Core studies 90 cr
Professional studies 90 cr
Practical training 30 cr
Free-Choice studies 15 cr
Bachelor’s thesis 15 cr
In total 240 cr