Advanced Professional Studies
Media technology environment
Media management and economy
The design and development of media services
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Studies of syllabus is planned so 60 credits are studied in academic year. Planned syllabus may change during studies.
Due to the timing of optional and elective courses, credit accumulation per semester / academic year may vary.
Master's Degree Programme in Media Production
Level of qualification
Master of Culture and Arts
Master of Culture and Arts
Specific admission requirements
Bachelor´s degree and work experience.
Tuition in Finnish.
Specific arrangements for recognition of prior learning
According to the Degree Regulations of Helsinki Metropolia University of Applied Sciences students may apply for identification and accreditation for prior learning as part of their compulsory or optional studies, provided they have prior learning corresponding to the curriculum before the course in question begins.
Qualification requirements and regulations
See the Degree Regulations of Helsinki Metropolia UAS: >>
Profile of the programme
The studies develop all-round expertise in media, prepare for employment in media companies and other organizations in varying expert positions and enables development in demanding expert-level tasks. In addition, the studies prepare for varying development and project work.
Key learning outcomes
The general competences of the study programme include:
- Learning competence
- Ethical competence
- Working community competence
- Innovation competence
- Internationalization competence
The competence areas of the study programme include:
- Usability assessment and development of media technologies as part of media productions
- Customer competence and purchase readiness of data systems
- Managerial skills and leadership in media
- Knowledge of media economy and finance and financing
- Management of concept design of media products and services
- Research-based development of media processes and services
Occupational profiles of graduates
The study programme prepares for expertise and working life development in the field of digital communication.
A Master’s Degree in Applied Sciences qualifies for the same public positions and tenures as a University Master’s Degree (Act 426/2005)
Access to further studies
Course structure diagram
Course structure diagram is specified in the programme study plan>>
Examination regulations, assessment and grading
According to the Degree Regulations of Helsinki Metropolia University of Applied Sciences course assessment criteria are specified in the course implementation plan. The teacher in charge of the course will be responsible for the assessment. Students must be informed at the beginning of the course on the assessment principles, which must be based on the course objectives. Assessment takes primarily place for each course and applies to the students who have registered and been accepted on the course. If necessary, different components of a course may be assessed individually. If the course consists of several components, the teacher may point this out in the assessment principles contained in the implementation plan.
The assessment scale is as follows: excellent (5), very good (4), good (3), very satisfactory (2), satisfactory (1), fail (0) and pass (P). Any deviations of this scale will be decided by the Rector.
To be able to graduate the student has to pass her/his studies according to the curriculum and the general qualification requirements.
Mode of study
Principal lecturer Robert Arpo
Address Hämeentie 161
Phone +358-20 7835435, mobile +358-50 436 4931
Fax +358-02 783 5302
Curriculum is developed in cooperation with working life by making employer questionnaires and in cooperation with Degree programme in media production and management (MA) of Tampere University of Applied Sciences. Students of the programme apply LogFrame-method as part of their studies in order to evaluate the contents of the studies.