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Tampere University Student's Handbook

Doctoral Programme in Media, Communication and Performing Arts (DPMCP)

The name of the Doctoral Programme in Communication, Media and Theatre (DPCMT) changed from 1 August 2021 on in connection with the reorganization of the doctoral programmes in the Faculty of Information Technology and Communication Sciences to the Doctoral Programme in Media, Communication and Performing Arts (DPMCP).

The research areas of the Doctoral Programme in Media, Communication Studies and Performing Arts (DPMCP) are:

  • Journalism: research on journalistic work, journalistic professionalism, the role of journalism in society, visual journalism, public participation, digitalisation
  • Media studies: the social role of the media, critical technology research, affective economics of media, sound research, visual culture research, media theory, media literacy
  • Game studies: critical and societal research on players, game experiences, game cultures and game production, as well as game analysis methods
  • Communication studies: working life communication, health and well-being communication, digital interaction and political communication
  • Performing Arts: artistic and scientific research in the performing arts

 

Contact information:
Faculty of Information Technology and Communication Sciences
Pinni B Building
Kanslerinrinne 1
FI-33014 Tampere University

 

Head of the Doctoral Programme:  University Lecturer Sanna Kivimäki
Education Specialist: Sari Raudasoja
Education Assistant: Petra Lappalainen
You can contact both the education specialist and education assistant by email itc.doc.tau [at] tuni.fi.

 

Planning group for the Doctoral Programme in Media, Communication and Performing Arts (DPMCP)

Sanna Kivimäki, Chair
Pauliina Hulkko
Pekka Isotalus, sijaisena 31.7.2023 saakka Tenure track -professori Leena Mikkola
Asko Lehmuskallio
Kati Alha
Seija Ridell
Doctoral student representative: Anumita Goswami

 

Steering Group for Doctoral Education

Chair: Vice Dean Erja Sipilä

 

The Dean of the Faculty of Information Technology and Communication Sciences

Pekka Verho

  • The Dean for example appoints pre-examiners, grants permissions for public defence, appoints staff for the defence (Custos, Opponent, Evaluation board), evaluates Licentiate Theses, approves the changes of supervisors, admits new students, signs degree certificates.

 

Faculty Council of the Faculty of Information Technology and Communication Science

The Faculty Council meetings are on Wednesdays at 13 o’clock. Material for the meeting must be submitted to the presenting official at least one week before the date of the meeting.

Tasks of the Faculty Council are for example grading of doctoral dissertations, the approval of curriculum and course offerings of the doctoral programme, the approval of selection criteria for new doctoral students, the handling of appeals.

Presenting official at the Faculty Council: Education Specialist Sari Raudasoja

Dates of the Faculty Council meetings

 

Published: 17.6.2019
Updated: 3.7.2023