Overview of OCPR courses

The curriculum of OCPR consists of joint courses of the Department of Communication and OCPR courses. This is an overview of the courses, mostly in Finnish.

Most courses are offered in Finnish, while part of the meetings and the materials to study may be in English. Some of the courses are given in English to also benefit exchange students. The completion language for student work is mentioned in the curriculum.


Basic Studies in Communication and Media
(BA level)

  • VIEP012 Introduction to Communication and Media Research 5 ECTS
  • VIEP050 Development of Media Landscape 5 ECTS
  • VIEP030 Communication and Persuasion 5 ECTS
  • VIEP060 Communication in Working Life 5 ECTS
  • VIEP070 Media Analysis and Criticism 5 ECTS
Intermediate Studies in Organizational Communication and PR (BA level)

  • YVIA305 Organizational Communication and Public Relations 5 ECTS
  • VIEA050 Norms and Ethics of Communication 3 ECTS
  • YVIA339 Writing for Communication Professionals 5 ECTS
  • VIA322 Media Relations 4 ECTS
  • YVIA314 Development of OCPR Thinking and Theories 4 ECTS
  • YVIA342 Organizational Media Concepts 5 ECTS
  • YVIA321 Integrated Communication 5 ECTS
  • YVIA311 Reputation, Image and Crisis 5 ECTS
  • VIEA010 Research Methods 1, 5 ECTS
  • YVIA103 BA Thesis Seminar 4 ECTS
  • YVIA102 Bachelor's Thesis 10 ECTS
Advanced Studies in Organizational Communication and PR (MA level)

  • YVIS445 Professional Profiles 2 ECTS
  • YVIS412 Monitoring and Perception Management 5 ECTS
  • YVIS413 Innovation and Change 5 ECTS
  • YVIS411 Communication Management 5 ECTS
  • YVIS430 Special Areas of OCPR 4 ECTS
  • YVIS423 On-The-Job Learning 10 ECTS
  • VIES010 Research Methods 2, 5 ECTS
  • YVIS101 MA Thesis Seminar 3 ECTS
  • YVIS200 MA Thesis  40 ECTS
  • YVIS422 Evaluation of Personal Expertise (Expertise Portfolio) 1 ECTS