University of Tampere, Master’s Degree Programme in Internet and Game Studies

Please notice the application period for our new Master’s Degree Programme starting in 2013 will open at 3rd December 2012 and end at 31 January 2013.

Short Summary:

Master’s Degree Programme in Internet and Game Studies aims to provide an in-depth view to the fundamental character and development of games and Internet. Games have grown into an important form of culture and human interaction, expanding from entertainment to other areas of life. Internet and social media form an increasingly vital part of communication, social life and distribution of media and services. Degree Programme in Internet and Game Studies is particularly targeted at the questions of analysis, design and application of online services and digital games from user- and culturally focused perspectives. The programme directs students to develop academic skills like critical thinking, scientific writing and carrying out research projects while encouraging active and comprehensive involvement with the practical processes and phenomena related to games and Internet.

More information:

http://www.uta.fi/admissions/degreeprog/programmes/igs.html

Instruction for applicants:

http://www.uta.fi/admissions/degreeprog/applying.html

Detailed instruction – How to apply:

http://www.uta.fi/admissions/degreeprog/applying/howtoapply.html

Author: frans

Professor of Information Studies and Interactive Media, esp. Digital Culture and Game Studies in the University of Tampere, Finland.

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