This Master's degree programme focuses on developing expertise in the new discipline of digital literacy education. The discipline is formed by linking media literacy to information and communication technology in learning, media use, and critical thinking in media saturated societies. The programme develops the students’ expertise in tutoring and develops the conceptual awareness and practical skills needed for competence in reading and writing media and creating suitable learning environments.

Career or after graduation opportunities

The Master's Programme in Digital Literacy Education is pertinent to various contexts, for example schools, media organisations and public administration. In the school environment, graduates can be involved in the development of education curricula across all levels. Educators in pre-school organisations and youth counselling need skills to reflect on media with children.

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DEGREE AWARDED

Master of Arts (Education), Master of Social Sciences

APPLICATION PERIOD

4 December 2018 – 23 January 2019

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START DATE

August 2019

DURATION

120 credits, 2 years of full-time study

FACULTY

Faculty of Education

LOCATION

Tampere University

LANGUAGE

English

TUITION FEE

10 000 €

CONTACT INFORMATION

admissions.tau@tuni.fi

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