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Degree Programme in Media and Arts, Interactive Media

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BASIC STUDIES
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General Skills
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Orientation to Studies at TAMK 3
     
             
                           
Finnish Language and Communication Skills 5
     
             
                           
Finnish for Foreigners 5
     
             
                           
English Language and Communication 5    
           
                       
       
Svenska i mediakultur, muntlig 1    
           
                       
       
Svenska i mediakultur, skriftlig 2    
           
                       
       
Media Culture Skills
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Introduction to Interactive Media
                                                       
Media channels and platforms 5
     
             
                           
Media work methods 5
     
             
                           
Media and Arts Tools
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Introduction to Interactive Media Tools and Platforms
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Introduction to Visual Design 3
     
             
                           
Introduction to Programming 3
     
             
                           
Introduction to Video 3
     
             
                           
Introduction to Animation 3
     
             
                           
Introduction to Scriptwriting and storytelling 3
     
             
                           
Introduction to Web Tools 3
     
             
                           
Media Analysis and Research
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Research Methods 5      
           
                         
   
Thesis Writing Process 5      
           
                         
   
Research Project 5      
           
                         
   
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PROFESSIONAL STUDIES
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R&D&I and Working with Clients
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Emerging Media
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Emerging Media Production
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Emerging Media Trends 5      
           
                         
   
Emerging Media Technology 5      
           
                         
   
Content Creation in Emerging Media Production 5      
           
                         
   
Emerging Media Project 1 5      
           
                         
   
Emerging Media Project 2 5      
           
                         
   
+ Fine Art Optional Courses 0                                                        
+ Optional professional interactive media studies 0                                                        
Emerging Media in Music and Event Production
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Sound Design in Emerging Media Productions 5      
           
                         
   
Music Production in Emerging Media Productions 5      
           
                         
   
New Live Event Sound Production Solutions 5      
           
                         
   
Emerging Media Project 1 5      
           
                         
   
Emerging Media Project 2 5      
           
                         
   
+ Optional professional music production studies 0                                                        
Working as an Entrepreneur
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Working in a Co-operative 5  
       
                 
                   
Networking and Marketing 5  
       
                 
                   
Project Working in a Co-operative 1 5  
       
                 
                   
Project Working in a Co-operative 2 5  
       
                 
                   
Project Working in a Co-operative 3 5  
       
                 
                   
Cultural Export
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International Project Management 5    
           
                       
       
Working as a Producer 5    
           
                       
       
International Business Environment 5    
           
                       
       
Cultural Export Project 1 5    
           
                       
       
Cultural Export Project 2 5    
           
                       
       
TAMK Games Academy
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2D Game Design and Development
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Game Design 5  
       
                 
                   
Game Business and Production 5  
       
                 
                   
Playtesting and Usability 5  
       
                 
                   
2D Game Design and Construction for Games Artists 5  
       
                 
                   
2D Games Project 7  
       
                 
                   
3D Modelling and Animation
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Basics of 3D Modelling 5  
         
                   
               
Shading, Lighting and Rendering 3D Models 5  
         
                   
               
Creating and Animating 3D Characters 5  
         
                   
               
3D Game Project 1 5  
         
                   
               
3D Game Project 2 5  
         
                   
               
Interactive Media Production Minors
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Visual Design
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Principles of Visual Communication 5
       
               
                       
Visual Design 5
       
               
                       
Graphics in Motion 5
       
               
                       
Visual Design Project 1 5
       
               
                       
Visual Design Project 2 5
       
               
                       
Web and App Design and Development
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Web and App Design Theory 5
       
               
                       
Web and App Design 5
       
               
                       
Web and App Programming 5
       
               
                       
Web/App Design Project 1 5
       
               
                       
Web/App Design Project 2 5
       
               
                       
Animation
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Visual Effects for Moving Image 5    
         
                     
           
Animation Production 5    
         
                     
           
Animation Principles and Practices 5    
         
                     
           
Animation Project 1 5    
         
                     
           
Animation Project 2 5    
         
                     
           
User Experience Design
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User-Centered Design 5  
       
                 
                   
User Interface Design and Usability 5  
       
                 
                   
Service Design 5  
       
                 
                   
User Experience Design Project 1 5  
       
                 
                   
User Experience Design Project 2 5  
       
                 
                   
Elective Media and Arts Studies
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FREE-CHOICE STUDIES
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PRACTICAL TRAINING
                                                       
Practical Training 1 10    
           
                       
       
Practical Training 2 5    
           
                       
       
Practical Training 3 10      
             
                           
Practical Training 4 5      
             
                           
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BACHELOR'S THESIS
                                                       
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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.

The focus of the programme is to provide up to date competences in continuously changing and growing international and global Media and Arts sector.

The students learn about current media and art issues utilising three main study paths: Interactive Media study path, Music Production study path and Fine Art study path.

Main study paths are divided into sub study paths (e.g Game design, Music business, Applied fine art) and choosing studies across other main or sub study paths is possible. The curriculum contains also large shared parts and projects between these study paths and other Art, Music and Media related Degree Programmes.

The general aim of the studies is that students become professionals who are able to work as experts, developers and entrepreneurs in the field, both in Finland and abroad.

The study path Interactive Media gives the competences required for demanding professional work in one or more of the following areas of application: web design and services, game design, animation, production and content design.

The objective is that the graduate:
- Is capable of creative and applicable solutions
- Masters the articulation, working methods and technology of her/his speciality
- Is able to act professionally in the typical communication and interaction situations of the field
- Can design and head media and art related productions and act as member of a team
- Has the competence to enter both domestic and international labour markets as a professional and as an entrepreneur